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2018

February

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

January

Last May, Arizona State University set itself on a course toward becoming a more mindful institution with

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

2017

December

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.

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement.

Hundreds of Arizona State University students crowded the courtyard between the Health North and South buildings Friday afternoon in downtown Phoenix.

November

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.

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 lot of people learned this week that they have high blood pressure after new guidelines

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.

October

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.

September

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.

August

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.

June

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

May

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.

April

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.

March

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

February

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

January

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.

2016

December

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.

November

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.

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.

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

Downtown students with ASU Changemaker are hoping to put a smile on the faces of veterans during ASU's Salute to Service week.

The National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education recently announced the grant recipients for its

August

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

May

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.

April

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.

March

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

February

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.

January

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.

2015

December

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of student profiles that are

November

When the students are ready, the teachers will appear.

And they did.

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.

Veterans can face a number of challenges when they return home from the battlefield.

October

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

September

"Year One: Life at ASU" is a periodic photo series following five freshmen navigating their first year at ASU.

August

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?