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ASU-Based Program That Trains Students to Help Domestic Violence Survivors Expands Nationwide

The grant, totaling just over $1 million, will expand funding for the program at ASU and establish Survivor Link at 13 additional campuses in Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Texas.
13-Jun-2022 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Conversations Between Teenagers Can Predict Future Drug and Alcohol Abuse

A study from Arizona State University and Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands has shown that conversations between a pair of 17-year-old friends can predict future drug and alcohol abuse. If the teens talked positively about alcohol or...
6-Jun-2022 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Black Girls Commonly Have Negative Experiences Related to Their Natural Hair

A new study from the Arizona State University Department of Psychology has shown that when Black girls wear their hair natural or in protective styles, it is common for them to have negative experiences such as verbal teasing and even unwanted...
24-May-2022 9:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Taking a ‘test drive’ with shelter dogs

A study published in the April issue of Frontiers in Veterinary Science has shown that the wave of fostering and subsequent pet adoptions in April 2020 was driven in part by people who first temporarily cared for a dog they thought they might want...
10-May-2022 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

ASU Ranked No. 2 globally for UN Sustainable Development Goals; Ranked No. 1 in the United States for third year in a row

Arizona State University has been recognized as a global leader in sustainability efforts, coming in second in the world and first in the U.S. in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings released Wednesday.
27-Apr-2022 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How personality and genetics impact link between racial discrimination and problem drinking

A study published in the Journal of Youth and Adolescence shows that the connection of racial discrimination to problem drinking differs based on personality traits. People who tend to act impulsively in response to negative experiences are more...
26-Apr-2022 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

ASU names new sustainability building after Rob and Melani Walton

In recognition of the commitment and investment of Rob and Melani Walton, ASU’s newly opened Interdisciplinary Science and Technology Building 7 was named for the Waltons during a building dedication on Tuesday, April 19.
20-Apr-2022 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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ASU’s Samuel Ariaratnam appointed to USDOT advisory pipeline committee

An expert in underground construction and trenchless technologies, ASU's Samuel Ariaratnam will serve on the U.S. DOT's Technical Pipeline Safety Standards Committee.
18-Apr-2022 4:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Food prices will continue to rise, likely through next year

An agribusiness professor at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University explains the factors causing prices to go up at the grocery store, and why the worst may not be behind us just yet.
18-Mar-2022 4:05 PM EDT

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Social media shopping: Why it won't take off in the US yet

A recent report by a company that specializes in information technology services predicted social commerce worldwide will grow into a $1.2 trillion business by 2025. We talked to Pei-yu Sharon Chen about how realistic this prediction is. Chen is the...
10-Mar-2022 4:20 PM EST

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How to talk to children about war in Ukraine

10-Mar-2022 4:00 PM EST

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Professor: How TikTok can affect marginalized communities

Sarah Florini, an associate professor of film and media studies in the Department of English at Arizona State University, and Elizabeth Grumbach, director of digital humanities and research at the Lincoln Center for Applied Ethics talk about how...
10-Mar-2022 2:40 PM EST

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What is Web 3.0?

Web 1.0 is when the internet began. Web 2.0 is characterized by interactivity. Web 3.0 is about data ownership, enabled by blockchain technology.
9-Mar-2022 11:20 AM EST

Has winter blown off course? ASU professors discuss how a lack of snow is impacting drought, water supply, and tourism in the West

ASU News enlisted the state’s climatologist and a tourism expert to discuss this year’s cause and effects of snow, or lack thereof, and the impacts to our water supply and economy.
10-Dec-2021 4:20 PM EST

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The ethical implications of facial recognition technology

Ethics experts weigh in on Facebook’s move to halt facial recognition
22-Nov-2021 2:55 PM EST

The rent is due ... now what do we do?

Between the reported uptick in eviction filings and rising rent prices, families are struggling to find an affordable place to live. Mark Stapp, the director of the Master of Real Estate Development program at ASU's W. P. Carey School of Business...
16-Nov-2021 5:55 PM EST

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