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ASU art professor participates in three-week international residency in Atacama Desert

December 10, 2018 - 5:00pm
Adriene Jenik, professor of intermedia and former director of the School of Art at Arizona State University, was selected to participate in a three-week international artists residency in the Atacama Desert . Jenik will be working on writing a bilingual performance of her climate future readings with her ECOtarot deck . “With the deck, I ‘channel’ scientific research and modelled...
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ASU professor draws on scientific themes for artwork at new biology building in Utah

December 6, 2018 - 5:00pm
When a new building dedicated to teaching life sciences opens in January at Utah State University, it will feature a soaring, vibrantly colored artwork by an Arizona State University professor who used the principles of biology to create it. Mark Pomilio, an associate professor in the School of Art in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts , spent...
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From art to music and back again, graduating student succeeds by persisting

November 30, 2018 - 5:00pm
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2018 commencement. Read about more graduates . Hye Young Yun traces her story as an artist back to fifth grade, when she refused to let setbacks determine her fate during a national art competition. “I chose an old black bronze statue as the subject of my work, and...
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Students transform maps into works of art

November 5, 2018 - 5:00pm
Part of the life cycle of a library is the withdrawal of worn-out or excess materials. In 2013, the ASU Library began to withdraw duplicate copies of topographic maps that were stacked mile-high and taking up space in the library’s Map and Geospatial Hub . The maps were offered to various organizations. A few were claimed, but the majority were...
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Designed to move: ASU Biomimicry Center planting inspiration with seed exhibit

October 24, 2018 - 5:00pm
Vaulting beyond velcro, the Biomimicry Center at Arizona State University is seeding new ideas for nature-inspired innovation. Still most widely associated with the invention of velcro, ASU researchers are walking the talk of biomimicry with a newly renovated office space and a new seed exhibit they hope will capture the imagination of innovators seeking solutions for complex human problems. “Seeds...
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Table for 650, please: Second annual Herberger Institute Day is a creative smorgasbord

October 16, 2018 - 5:00pm
The energy at the second annual Herberger Institute Day was electric — so electric that after four solid hours of almost 100 creative workshops at Herberger Institute’s five schools and art museum, and after 650 faculty, students and staff from the institute joined each other for dinner and guided conversation on Forest Mall, a circle of people was still dancing...
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Downtown Phoenix

September 16, 2018 - 5:00pm
It doesn’t take long to find a Phoenician who has a story or two about the years when downtown Phoenix pretty much went dark at 5:05 p.m. Sure, the arena and ballpark were there. But when the game or concert was over, most people hopped into their cars and hightailed out. Describing post-dinner food options as “limited” was generous. And...
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The data scientist is in

September 12, 2018 - 5:00pm
The popularity of data science has grown steadily over the last decade with the advent of big data and the much-buzzed-about analyses of Nate Silver. In 2012, the Harvard Business Review coined data science “the sexiest job of the 21st century.” This year, USA Today named it one of the fastest-growing, highest-paying jobs in the U.S. Leaders in the technology...
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Japanese troubadour to perform in Arizona as part of music and art series

September 3, 2018 - 5:00pm
Japanese performer Tsutomu Arao will present a musical program of "The Tale of the Heike" at Arizona State University’s Katzin Concert Hall on Sept. 24. His performance of musical storytelling with the accompaniment of the biwa (lute) is part of a larger program of events that includes a display of Japanese prints relating to "The Tale of the Heike" from...
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Top picks from ASU's Herberger Institute 2018–19 season of events

August 26, 2018 - 5:00pm
An unprecedented production of Leonard Bernstein’s “Mass.” An exhibition featuring ASU Art Museum’s Andy Warhol collection. A musical about religion, identity and dinosaurs. The 2018-19 season at Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts is packed full of design and arts events, including concerts, dance and theater productions, film screenings, interdisciplinary projects, workshops and panels, as well...
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