Arizona School for the Arts debuts original play highlighting creative playwriting process


The Arizona School of the Arts will debut a play this weekend that they commissioned from local playwright Dwayne Hartford. A grant from the Arizona Commission on the Arts made the project possible. Read story

'Hieroglyph' anthology launch at Crescent Ballroom brings authors and scientists together


Scientists, educators and science-fiction authors convened at the launch of “Hieroglyph: Stories & Visions for a Better Future” at Crescent Ballroom on Wednesday night to discuss the positives science can bring to the future. Read story

Former Hearst Television vice president of news discusses ethics at the Cronkite School


Fred Young, former vice president of news at Hearst Television, was the guest speaker at the Walter Cronkite School on Monday evening. He discussed ethics in the digital age and current ethical issues. Read story

A Tailored Place: ASU Barrett fashion show gives important advice for professional dress


Faculty and students from Barrett, the Honors College on ASU’s Downtown Phoenix campus put on a fashion show to demonstrate how to dress — and how not to dress — in a professional setting last week. The show took place in the lobby of the University Center after an open house of the Barrett offices that included games, raffles and sweet treats. Read story

Phoenix, University of Arizona break ground on Biomedical Campus research building


The $136.1 million Biosciences Partnership Building project broke ground on Thursday near Fillmore Street between Fifth and Seventh streets. The project marks a physical extension to the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix and strengthening the cooperation between the university and the Valley. Read story

Cindy McCain shares insights on human trafficking and ways to raise awareness


Cindy McCain, along with Ernie Allen, hosted “Human Trafficking 101″ at ASU’s Walter Cronkite School. The talk focused on explaining modern human trafficking and ways to spread awareness against the practice. Read story

New ASU law building downtown brings degree program combining sports law and business


The Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law and W.P. Carey School of Business will join to create new graduate programs in 2016. They will include three degrees emphasizing in sports law and business. Read story

College of Public Programs' 'In My Life I Will' wall allowed to remain up in University Center


The College of Public Programs’ “In My Life I Will” wall will remain in the University Center building until the end of the 2015 spring semester. Students on the College of Public Programs Council and ASU faculty met with members from the Office of the University Architect to discuss the fate of the wall Friday and ultimately decided to compromise and allow it to stay up. Read story

Arizona Humanities launches writing program to provide veterans an expressive outlet


Arizona Humanities has created a writing workshop to help veterans express themselves and reintegrate with their communities. The program is hosted at the Burton Barr Central Library. Read story

ASU plans to remove student participatory 'In My Life I Will' wall in University Center


A chalkboard wall that recently went up in ASU’s University Center allowing students to write their goals may need to be taken down by Oct. 10, according to university officials. Read story