In 2014, Arizona State University established its first official charter to define its mission.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, Arizona State University has played an integral part in the state’s public health response to the novel coronavirus.
As reports of anti-Asian hate crimes have escalated across the country in recent months, nearly two dozen students, faculty and staff in the Scho
Preparing for life after birth can be intimidating, but it’s a comfort to know there are others who have been through it before and can help guide you along the way.
The din of construction on the northeast corner of Garfield and Fifth streets in downtown Phoenix will soon give way to a flurry of activity as the researchers and entrepreneurs who will inhabit ha
Editor’s note: This story was developed in partnership with TGen and written by Steve Yozwiak, senior science writer at TGen.
The story of the Golden Buddha is one that not many know, but those who do aren’t likely to forget.
Editor's note: This story originally appeared in the spring 2021 issue of ASU Thrive magazine.
Editor's note: This story, originally published Jan.
Promising new research shows aerobic exercise may help slow memory loss for older adults living with Alzheimer’s dementia.
Health care has a humility problem, according to Barret Michalec, director of
The COVID-19 pandemic has been hardest on the most vulnerable people, and Arizona State University students have been working to help one group in downtown Phoenix.
Last fall, as populations across the globe struggled to adapt to life in the midst of a pandemic, ASU nursing student Lindsey Collins made the selfless decision to leave the familiarity of her home
Dementia research. Coronavirus testing. Revitalizing communities. Giving more students access to education through scholarships.
The ASU at Lake Havasu admissions team can breathe a huge sigh of relief, because they’re offering a nursing degree later this year, pending Arizona State Boar
Arizona State University's College of Health Solutions has announced the selection of Dr. Frank LoVecchio as the new medical director of clinical and community translational research.
Ruth Jones has found her forever home.
It’s 20 stories tall, sits at the edge of the ASU Tempe campus and offers spectacular views of the Valley.
Already a groundbreaking program, the Bachelor of Science in health care compliance and regulations
COVID-19 cases in Maricopa County are three to four times higher than testing efforts indicate, according to a recent antibody study.
The work to improve health and health care is ongoing and ever-evolving.
After battling on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic most of the year, Arizona’s health care community paused on Oct.
Editor’s note: This story was written in collaboration with The Hope House.
Editor's note: This story originally appeared in the fall 2020 issue of ASU Thrive magazin
More than $300,000 from the Charlene and J. Orin Edson Initiative for Dementia Care and Solutions was awarded to three Arizona State University research teams for innovative research projects.
In the latest move to advance their partnership of five years and counting, Ar
Maricopa County Department of Public Health, Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University are embarking on an ambitious project to better understand the prevalence and spread of COVID-19 cases in the c
The path to entrepreneurship looks different for everyone but there are some universal steps that can be taken to get to your destination faster.
Arizona State University offers more than 800 fully accredited undergraduate and graduate degree programs — not to mention more than 270 minors and c
In 2017, Samantha Calvin created a first-of-its-kind course for Arizona St
If you want to learn about the challenges in health care, you can ask just about anyone. If you want to learn about ways to solve those challenges, ask a nurse.
As awareness of racial injustice has broadened this spring and summer, reading lists have been shared to help increase people's understanding of our nation's past and present — including one
Despite all hope that warmer weather might allow for a brief respite to the rapid spread of the coronavirus, temperatures aren’t the only thing soaring in Arizona this summer.
Ask any college student or soon-to-be college student about internships and they’ll probably tell you something similar to what Dana Rasmussen had to say.
This spring Dan Crawford completed the
Each May nurses are recognized nationally as part of a weeklong celebration and awareness ca
A new grant from Dignity Health Arizona’s Community Grants Program will extend the reach of a l
Arizona State University has long been a player in the realm of personalized digital education, with a current count of 175 fully online degree progr
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable
Arizona State University College of Health Solutions alumna Tiara Cash describes what she does for a living as “reaching out and holding space
Long before there was COVID-19, there was health care worker burnout. Dealing with the daily stresses that arise from taking care of people in the best of times is demanding enough.
It is not unusual for graduate students to work while pursuing their degrees.
As cases of COVID-19 rise in Arizona, it’s essential to take a closer look at the current hospital resources that are available in our state.
No one could have predicted that one year after the exceptionally gener
How are you sleeping these days? If the answer is “not great” — you’re not alone.
As the country adjusts to new work- and learn-from-home routines and increasingly practices social distancing, the Center for Mindfulness, Compassion and Resilience at Arizona State University is f
Join your Edson College colleagues for a morning of service during the 2020 A Day of Social Ou
Duct tape is generally regarded as the best friend of armchair handymen everywhere, but it’s not the best tool for troubleshooting a remote control.
Nearly a year’s worth of work led up to a single event for a group of five Arizona State University Edson College of Nursing and Healt
A new program at Arizona State University’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation is preparing students to advance the well-being of our agi
Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts is among five recipients selected from across the country to receive an award to conduct a 2020 National Endowment for t
It’s 2020 and self-care is all the rage.
Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University are partnering for the second year
The hard part of setting goals for the New Year isn’t necessarily deciding what resolutions to make — it’s keeping them.
According to Arizona State University Clinical Assistant Professor Heather Ross, it is no longer enough for physicians to just be good at takin
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2019 commenc
An Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia diagnosis impacts more than just the person receiving it.
Joining rare company, Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation Associate Professor
Without the human body, sport as we know it would not exist.
Update: At the Oct.
A trip abroad wasn’t part of the summer plan for Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation students
Roughly 5.8 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease, and by 2050, that number is expected to increase to roughly 14 million.
J. Orin Edson built his first boat when he was just a kid boating around Lake Washington.
ASU faculty members are pretty smart — and we don't just mean being experts on carbon c
In just five years, an Arizona State University student engineering project has grown into a global humanitarian mission that is now poised to transform the way health care is delivered.
Editor's note: July 3 marked the start of "the dog days of summer," the most sweltering days of the year.
Building on years of successful executive education for health care professionals, the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation is adding a new
Ramona Ramadas is on a roll.
Health wasn’t something Maza Wasi ever thought about.
Editor’s note: This Q&A is the first in a two-part series about how ASU's Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation and Phoenix Children's Hospital are working together
You are what you eat. But first, you are what your mother eats. And it wasn’t that long ago when no one blinked an eye at a pregnant woman sipping a cocktail.
Who doesn’t love a garden? Turning the soil and planting seeds or seedlings just so, then watering and witnessing subtle, then significant growth over time.
Looking to expand its international footprint, the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arizona State University has created a new
Editor's note: ASU Now will be updating this story all week with additional photos from the university's various convocations.
An innovative idea, the right pitch and an affiliation with Arizona State University may be the winning combination for two companies participating in the InvestU pitch event on May 20.
Early one spring evening in a bright green workout room at a YMCA in west Phoenix, a petite woman stands at the head of a group of parents and their children demonstrating jump squats.
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for
A giant, grinning inflatable Sparky marked the spot Thursday morning on a soon-to-be-bustling-with-construction dirt lot where Arizona State University and Mayo Clinic broke ground on the new Healt
Arizona State University representatives from across campuses attended a symposium April 17–18 in Phoenix to gain insight into the veteran space, network with local and military veteran community l
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2019 commencement
Championing the need for research, programs and support for caregivers has been a passion of David Coon’s for more than three decades.
Dementia is a health issue that touches everyone, from the person afflicted to their friends and family to the individuals providing their care.
Floods, fires, earthquakes and hurricanes.
Help raise students’ awareness of how they receive new ideas by incorporating the following discussion into an online/hybrid course or face-to-face class:
By the time Berta Carbajal found herself in a conference room, shoulder-to-shoulder with state legislators, members of a city council and heads
For the second time in her career, Arizona State University College of Nursing and Health Innovation Professor
“There is nothing more demoralizing than the thought that the countless hours we spend grading might be dismissed as meaningless.” – Elizabeth Bare
Everyone needs sleep, but that doesn’t mean it comes easy for everyone — especially when your natural sleep cycle is disrupted, throwing off your internal clock.
The Graduate College Outstanding Faculty Mentor Awards bring attention to a crucial component of graduate education — the many hours faculty invest in nurturing and developing the academic identiti
The fun kept rolling Saturday with the second of Arizona State University's Open Door events, where members of the community were invited to check out the exciting work being done by the scho
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for Americans, taking more lives each year than all cancers combined.
Investing a little time in setting up your grade book now can help ensure a smooth, efficient semester.
Below are the volunteer opportunities available for the 2019 Day of Social Outreach.
In this age of twitter and text messages, faculty fear that students expect near-instantaneous responses to their questions.
Community-based care is ASU nursing Professor Gerri Lamb’s jam.
With new funding and a new coordinator, Prepped — a free, early-stage food business incubator at Ari
Quality Matters is a nationally-recognized non-profit organization that specializes in standards, processes and professional development for quality assurance in online and blended learning.
In Don’t Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability, Steve Krug notes that making digital information accessible to everyone is “not just the right thing to do; it’s profoundl
Think VR goggles are only for gamers? Think again.
So often we start class by setting-the-stage or doing warm-up exercises, but we rarely take the time to end class with the same purpose. We teach up until the last-minute, forgetting that students
Have more sex. Sleep alone. Drink less caffeine. Get more exercise. Turn off the electronics and dispense with all negative thoughts.
Mobile devices are everywhere, including our classrooms, and many faculty struggle to decide exactly how to handle their use.
Later this month some of the brightest minds in health care tech will be gathering at Arizona State University’s Downtown Phoenix campus for Hacking the Human: Digital Healthcare
“An education isn’t how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know.
Critical thinking is hard. Like other important cognitive skills, critical thinking requires practice. We don’t learn to think critically by memorizing a set of rules.
From Band-Aid’s to medical devices and aspirin to prescription drugs — before any of these items make it to your local convenience store or hospital, they all first must go through clinical t
Dignity Health and Arizona State University have announced the 2018 awardees of the Collaborative Strategic Initiatives Program, which offers grants to ASU faculty and Dignity Health investig
Do you use group projects in your classes? Do you notice that some groups produce high quality products without much distress while other groups struggle to work together?
There’s a palpable buzz inside the gym at the Harry & Sandy Rosenzweig Boys and Girls Club
"Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships." --Michael Jordan
It’s a Tuesday afternoon, and on the third floor of the Arizona Center in downtown Phoenix, a group of second-year Mayo Clinic students are learning to walk — or perhaps more accurately, re-learnin
Below are the questions associated with the “Mid-Course survey” deployed in the middle of the semester/term.
Connecting patients, caregivers and family members with resources and research is the goal behind an annual public conference hosted by the Arizona Al
“Good Practice Gives Prompt Feedback. Knowing what you know and don't know focuses learning.
Ideas will have a new place to grow and flourish starting this October at Arizona State University’s West campus.
Every institution, every faculty member, and every student is faced with the issue of academic integrity. There are cases of clear, outright plagiarism, and there are unclear, more subtle cases su
As the opioid epidemic in America rages on, many treatment facilities struggle to meet the health needs of freshly sober individuals, leaving them no option but to seek medical care outside the fac
Should we be giving students more tests? Well, yes, and no. In order for assessments of learning to be effective, they must be “frequent, early, and formative” (Tinto, 2012).
Most of us are required to schedule regular office hours. Yet how often do students attend? I have often heard faculty say, “I sit in my office week after week and no student ever comes” or “stud
Editor's note: To demystify the process of attaining distinguished graduate fellowships, ASU Now will feature a multipart series of interviews with distinguished graduate award
Thank you to those that support College of Nursing and Health Innovation scholarships. Your support of students like Sarah makes a big difference in their ability to focus on their education.
During her undergrad years as a peer educator for her university’s sex ed program, Kelly Davis realized the power of statistics.
Teaching that Aligns with How the Brain Works
In recent years, neuroscience has played an increasing role in helping educators understand how the brain works in general and how learning hap
Our students’ success or failure in learning in a class may stem at least in part from their underlying beliefs about how they learn and about their own intelligence.
Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles of fall 2018 incoming ASU students.
Ask Academic Innovation
How can I articulate the value of what I teach to students?
The college experience is about stretching beyond your comfort zone to learn from new and sometimes challenging situations, shattering preconceived notions in the process.
This fall, the College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arizona State University will begin offering a new advanced-practice nursing degree with a focus on acute care for children.
Seeking a global health perspective, a group of seven nurses enrolled in the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DN
An Arizona State University emerita professor is working with Mexican academics to help fight obesity by exposing a rarely talked about, sneaky and harmful contributor to weight gain: bad sleep.
According to a study from the National Center for Education Statistics, 92 million adults in the United States are enrolled in some type of educational program, with approximately two-thirds
We count on nurses for a lot of things — to be a calming presence, a helping hand, a source of knowledge.
What’s the longest you’ve kept a secret? A day? A week? A month? A recent College of Nursing and Health Innovation graduate student might just have you beat.
A portrait of Florence Nightingale hangs on the wall in the nursing education building at Eastern Arizona College’s campus in Thatcher, Arizona, about 170 miles southeast of Phoenix.
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement.
For the third year in a row, Arizona State University has been named a Gold Level Award recipient by the Healthy Arizona Worksites
This spring, the College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arizona State University quietly launched a much-anticipated official internship program with the aim of setting health students u
It’s been almost 30 years since Salt-N-Pepa implored Americans to set their puritanical misgivings aside and talk about sex, and yet we sti
Arizona State University's Center for Mindfulness, Compassion and Resilience will host its inaugural Mindfuln
According to the director of Health Innovation Programs at Arizona State University's College of Nursing and Health Innovation, the integration of artificial intelligence into health care is inevit
According to recent reports, diabetes is on the rise among youth in America, with minorities at particular risk.
Giving birth is one of the most universal yet life-changing experiences, and every culture deals with it differently.
Some of Arizona State University's best and brightest professors are headed back to the classroom. Kind of ...
Arizona State University broke ground Wednesday on a complex that will advance a new concept in intergenerational living and lifelong learning.
Arizona State University's Open Door continued at the West campus in Glendale on Saturday, where visitors learned about forensics, toured the biomedical research lab, played games, hung out with Sp
This week Arizona State University's College of Nursing and Health Innovation welcomed some high profile internationa
The Downtown Phoenix campus continued this year's Open Door series on Friday, welcoming visitors — who mingled with the Phoenix First Friday art and music crowd — for a peek inside Arizona State Un
In late December 2017, New York signed legislation mandating that all new nurses in the state earn a Bachelor of Science in nursing (BSN) within 10 years of initial licensure.
Alonzo Jones has one of the best jobs at Arizona State University: associate athletic director for inclusion and championship life.
Who doesn’t want to lead a championship life?
As Arizona State University ushers in a new year, it also prepares to welcome new leadership among its ranks.
From eating well to working well, Arizona State University's College of Nursing and Health Innovation prides itself on the wellness culture it has cultivated over th
There was no shortage of changes for the nation and Arizona State University in 2017.
We like to think of the holidays as a time of peace, joy and family togetherness, but very often the reality is quite different: feeling stress over gifts and finances, overwhelmed by bursting cale
After 10 years, three changes of major and two children, Ashley Pitman graduated from college this week — the first in her family to earn a degree.
On Dec. 14, the Federal Communications Commission will vote on whether to eliminate net neutrality.
Hundreds of Arizona State University students crowded the courtyard between the Health North and South buildings Friday afternoon in downtown Phoenix.
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement.
This November, in recognition of National Diabetes Month, there are dozens of Arizona families who can say they are not only more aware of the disease but actively working to combat it thanks to re
In Silicon Valley, investors flock to back potentially disruptive new technology and apps — even if they are still in development.
A lot of people learned this week that they have high blood pressure after new guidelines
Up until the moment Becca Tobin’s heart stopped for seven minutes in an airport food court two years ago, there had been no signs that there was anything wrong with her.
A passion for accurate and accessible medical information led Arizona State University College of Nursing and Health Innovation alumna Danielle Stringer to come up with a unique solution.
Of the more than 5 million people in America living with Alzheimer’s disease, roughly 80 percent are cared for at home.
A $7 million grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), of the National Institutes of Health, will fund a specialized research “Center for Excellence” at A
The American Cancer Society estimates that about 250,000 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year.
Taking her message on the road, Arizona State University College of Nursing and Health Innovation Assistant Professor Samantha C
With government leaders still undecided on the subject of national health care and the fate of millions of Americans hanging in the balance, Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation held its annual Transf
The sun-soaked campuses of Arizona State University are beautiful places to take college classes, but it’s an experience that’s not available to everyone.
Editor's note: This story is being highlighted in ASU Now's year in review.
Service, professionalism and mentorship.
As superstorm Irma continues its destructive path and as residents in Texas and Louisiana grapple with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, health-care providers are responding to an onslaught of pat
Editor's note: This story is being highlighted in ASU Now's year in review.
Going to college is all about making connections — to professors, mentors and new friends.
A patient enters an examination room. She is young —14, maybe 15. She is walking gingerly; wearing sneakers, baggy jeans and a sweatshirt — in 104-degree weather.
The Arizona State University Center for Mindfulness, Compassion and Resilience is pleased to anno
On May 9, the College of Nursing and Health Innovation welcomed back Golden Graduates from the Class of 1967.
When Bryan Tune began his Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree, his future goal of finding a solution to the health care disparity and anesthesia provider’s shortage in the Central Valley of Califo
Arizona State University's outstanding graduates — both at the undergraduate and graduate level — have already started to change the world for the better, with great potential to keep that going af
As a way to highlight student achievement and inspire future outreach, Arizona State University's ASASU Council of Presidents sponsored the first-ever Students Shine contest this spring.
Standing at the front of a large lecture hall as hundreds of college students streamed in with their books, bags and devices, headphones still in their ears, something dawned on William Heywood.
A group of Arizona State University nursing students participated in a foot-care clinic for homeless people in Tempe on Thursday, gathering at Community Christian Church, just south of the campus,
There are 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s, 1 million with Parkinson’s and nearly half a million with multiple sclerosis. And with an aging U.S.
The “aha moment.” The look of understanding and excitement that comes across a student’s face when they finally figure out a concept. For Marcia Jasper, that moment is why she has spent the last
The fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP) announced its selection of 67 nurse practitioner leaders from across the country for induc
The Downtown Phoenix campus started off this year's Night of the Open Door — five free open houses over the month of February — on Friday, welcoming crowds of visitors enjoying the mild weather and
Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication is hosting a public expo featuring a host of cutting-edge technologies impacting journalism’s future.
John Yuhas has integrated the science of mindfulness into what is often considered one of the most stressful personal experiences: a visit to the hospital emergency room.
One ASU student and two influential Arizonans were selected as the 2017 Community Servant-Leadership awardees as a part of Arizona State University's 32nd annual Martin Luther King Jr.
In learning, practice makes perfect. In learning health care, it’s best if that practice doesn’t put patients at risk.
Jeremy Stutzman always wanted to pursue a career in the health care arena, but didn’t have the money to attend college.
The Executive Fellowship in Innovation Health Leadership, a year-long cohort-based executive program from ASU’
Stephanie Ford was working full-time on the night shift at a local prison when she started taking the prerequisite courses for Eastern Arizona College’s nursing program.
From seeking answers to heart failure in the gut to digital storytelling for caregivers, pushing the frontiers of medical research can have a profound impact on treatment and prevention.
When Stephen Gamboa taught himself to play the recorder in the first grade, he earned a spot as the youngest student in the school’s recorder ensemble.
As a critical care nurse in the neonatal intensive care unit at Banner Desert Medical Center, Melanie Ryan spends her days caring for premature and critically ill newborns with life threatening con
When Danielle Wofford graduated with her associate degree in nursing, she did what many new grads do: She took an RN job at a local hospital and saved up some money.
Downtown students with ASU Changemaker are hoping to put a smile on the faces of veterans during ASU's Salute to Service week.
Arizona State University’s “Take Action for Arizona’s Children Through Care Coordination: A Bridge to Action” project was recently awarded funding by the Washington, D.C.-based Patient Centered Out
A violinist bows an expectant note as she tunes her instrument alongside other Phoenix Symphony musicians.
Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2016 commencement.
Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2016 commencement.
Editor's note: In "Year One: Life at ASU," we follow five freshmen through their first year at Arizona State University in an occasional photo series.
The day at UMOM started with a tour of the facility, which gave our team an opportunity to learn about UMOM's mission and services.
Monique Greco and Garnett Johnson might go hungry sometimes, but they make sure their dog Codi never does.
The first thing you notice when speaking with Ruth Brooks is that she rarely refers to herself. Whether discussing her accomplishments within the College of Nursing & Health Innovation, or how
"Nursing is education." Few people are able to sum up their stance on a lifetime of service to the healthcare field so succinctly. But for Dr.
Arizona State University’s education and public affairs graduate programs broke into the top 15 and joined the university’s law school and fine arts program in jumping to higher spots in the latest
Year One: Life at ASU" is a periodic photo series following five freshmen navigating their first year at ASU.
Night of the Open Door — five free events over the course of February — opens ASU's world to the public and shows off what each campus has to offer.
The Red Flag Campaign is a public awareness campaign designed to address dating violence and promote healthy relationships on college campuses.
The Health Impact Program (HIP), the State of Arizona's incentive-based wellness program is back.
The College of Nursing & Health Innovation welcomes Dr. Heather Lynn Carter as its new Assistant Dean for Health and Education Policy.
Mayo Clinic-ASU Obesity Solutions has announced the 2016 winners of its seed funding competition.
College students tend to focus more on learning and expanding their minds than staying healthy: lab instead of lunch.
Can an algorithm be sued for malpractice?
That’s one of the galaxy of questions associated with connected health, a new field exploring health care through technology.
When the students are ready, the teachers will appear.
And they did.
Veterans can face a number of challenges when they return home from the battlefield.
Michael Moreno was building a successful career as a banking financier when the Great Recession hit, decimating the financial markets.
As the field of health care grows and changes to meet the demands of an aging population, ASU will be at the forefront of training strong leaders to work in the industry.
According to researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, almost half of all post-Millennial youth will be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in their lifetime, with Latinos leading t
"Year One: Life at ASU" is a periodic photo series following five freshmen navigating their first year at ASU.
Olivia Besthoff has been in and out of hospitals her entire life, so it makes some sense that she wants a career in the health-care industry.
Precision education or stabs in the dark?