More than three decades after taking her first college class, Suzy Engwall is the proud holder of a Bachelor of Science in health entrepreneurship and innovation from ASU’s Edson College of N



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How would you tackle patient safety issues in health care?

We all know the holidays can be hectic — and even science backs this up.


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Nearly 200 people gathered at ASU’s Health Futures Center on Sept.

The last line of Arizona State University’s charter reads: "assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities it serves."

In February 2022, Arizona State University and Cintana Education

More than 400 scientists participated in the Arizona Alzheimer’s Consortium Annual Scientific Conference on Sept. 11.

Arizona State University, one of the founding members of the Age-Friendly University Global Network, has taken over the role of

From creating new cancer drugs to developing more effective teaching methods, research plays an important role in improving our lives.


Endometriosis diagnostics. Tumor detection. Blood-based biomarkers. Bone repair. 

The striking collection of images look as if they could be characters from the latest sci-fi movie featuring advanced beings embarking on some futuristic adventure.

Professors at Arizona State University come and go all the time.

It’s just the way of academia.

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Determined and resilient are just two of the adjectives that accurately describe Edna Aurelus.

What if you were afraid of water and your friends kept bugging you to just get in?


Could a virtual insomnia patient help real-life veterans with their sleep disorders?

That’s what Thomas Parsons wants to find out.

As part of its ongoing effort to address the nation’s nursing shortage, Arizona State University’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation has been awarded a new grant to prepare nurse


A $4.5 million groundbreaking grant will fund research to explore a promising link between aerobic exercise and slowing the progression of Alzheimer's disease in a study led by an Arizona Sta

Word choice matters a lot when it comes to research.

According to Gabriel Shaibi, it was luck that brought him and Jocelyn Diaz Sanchez together in their work to prevent diabetes among high

From the moment Dan Weberg enrolled in Arizona State University’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation

Imagine being a scientist working on climate change.

The problems in front of you are enormous. Solutions seem inadequate and, perhaps, too late.

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All that stood between Rachel Thompson and completing a crucial piece of a project nearly three years in the making was a little more than 10,000 miles and a few flight connections.

Solutions that touch many facets of life in Arizona and beyond were on display from Arizona State University at the state Capitol on Tuesday.


Hugo Dominguez will soon move his family from Spain to Phoenix so they can be with him as he attempts to get his medical instrument company, Abanza Tecnomed, established in the United States.

Throughout her career, Arizona State University Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation Associate Professor

For as long as she can remember, Ashley Schmiedeknecht has wanted to be a nurse.

If there is one thing Kelley Connor loves just as much as nursing, it’s being an educator.


Communities across Arizona, the nation and the world all face both similar challenges and unique opportunities regarding aging populations.

A new grant from the National Institute on Aging, a division of the National Institutes of Health, will fund research at Arizo

Before Scott Fischer showed up to his first clinical class at Arizona State University's Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation, he was

January was Human Trafficking Awareness month. The Super Bowl, which historically has been linked to an increase in sex trafficking, will be played at State Farm Stadium on Feb. 12.

On a gorgeous Saturday afternoon at Arizona State University’s West campus, it was imperative to follow the bouncing blue balloons. 

The 2023 Super Bowl will be played at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, on Feb. 12, but Arizona State University will get in on the fun as well.


Arizona State University students and employees shared their passion and expertise with members of the community at the Open Door celebration on Saturday at the Downtown Phoenix campus.

Judith Karshmer doesn’t mince words when it comes to the nursing shortage in Arizona and the rest of the country.

As chief of staff for Arizona State University's public enterprise, Kerri Robinson leads and directs a wide range of strategic activities,



The fall 2022 graduates from Arizona State University’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation are ready to m

Judith Karshmer’s message was simple:

If we don’t take care of ourselves, who will?

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At 12 years old, Jocelyne Diaz Sanchez was diagnosed with prediabetes.

With nearly two decades of experience as a respiratory therapist under his belt, Michael Day said he felt his career growing a bit stagnant. His solution?

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It’s just past 7:30 a.m. when Nathan Ashok dons his pair of gloves, picks up a gray cinder block and smoothly places it a few feet away from the swing set.


Through tears, a patient in her 60s asks what she could have done differently after nurses Alina and Viva break the news that she has breast cancer.


The prevalence of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, or NAFLD, is rising in American children, with kids of Latino ancestry being hit disproportionately hard by the disease.

As a senior in high school, Angie Haskovec’s future career plans centered around becoming a nurse.

Derek Parra’s eating plan was fairly simple. Whatever his mom, Miriam, put on the plate, he would eat — sometimes up to four portions.

The Arizona Alzheimer’s Consortium Conference, which brings together some of the nation’s top scientists and physicians to disc

On Aug. 25, Arizona State University's Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation held a launch event at the ASU California Center.

For the eighth year in a row, Arizona State University is No. 1 in innovation in the newly released annual Best Colleges rankings by U.S. News & World Report.

An expansion of programs leading to increased capacity and robust academic-practice partnerships are just a few of the elements that helped Arizona State University’s

One year ago, Arizona State University’s Health Futures Center

Throughout her career, Dawn Augusta has impacted health care in many ways.


The news is everywhere.

On your cellphone.

On your Twitter account, Facebook feed and other social media accounts.

On TV, the radio and in newspapers.

This fall, as Arizona State University projects a record number of undergraduate and graduate studen

Dyadic communication. Synaptogenesis. Repetitive behavior modification.

For the first time since 2019, Arizona State University nursing students touched down in Peru this June to learn about health care, culture and ethics.


When you hear the word "research," you might envision people in white coats looking through microscopes and working with test tubes in a lab somewhere.

Beginning this fall, registered nurses across the country will have a new, fully online option for advancing their education and careers to meet industry demands. 

If you thought Shark Week was something to fear, here comes Venom Week.

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Navi Nurses has experienced spectacular growth in its short time in business.


Opening her own medical clinic was something that Tanya Carroccio thought about for years.

A few years after his father was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, Carlos Olivas reached his breaking point.

The traditional on-ground college experience didn’t bring out the best learner in Richard Borden.


James Edmonds, an Arizona State University alumnus who earned his PhD in religious studies in 2021, taught a course as a faculty associate on Buddhism this spring for the first time and opene

George Ramos and Jesus Ledezma think stuttering is a misunderstood condition and that myths about it should be dispelled.

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Future health care entrepreneurs, nurses, compliance officers and researchers are ready to make an impact in health care, having just earned their degrees from Arizona State University’s

Students learned how to prepare healthy cultural cuisine using pressure cookers at a recent event series hosted by the College of Health Solutions

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The statistics are alarming: Less than 1% of active physicians identify as American Indian or Alaska Natives, and 90% of U.S.


For the sixth consecutive year, Arizona State University was ranked a top producer of educators by Teach for America, the nonp

In the summer of 2016, George Bcharah’s family was granted visas to leave war-torn Syria and travel to the United States.

When the pandemic hit in March 2020, hospitals and clinical facilities across the Valley had to close their doors to nursing students.


When Ingrid Johnson was an undergraduate, she wasn’t really sure if she was on the right path. At the time, she was pursuing a Bachelor of Science in nursing.

Sunshine, a light breeze, birds in the trees, the blood flowing — a simple walk can work wonders.

A comment at a family gathering was the first indication Richard Lui had that something seemed a little off with his father, Stephen Lui.

Penicillin. X-rays. Pacemakers.

Sometimes all it takes to save a life is a little bit of innovation.


A common reason people return to college is to advance their education and their careers. It was the main reason for Jason Herman, too. But he didn’t just advance in his career.

In the United States, one in four older adults is considered to be socially isolated and 43% report feeling lonely. Both of those things have a significant impact on their health. 


Two doctoral students enrolled in Arizona State University’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation have been

“Everybody can be great … because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and verb agree to serve.

New Year’s is often a reset for people. It’s a chance to make resolutions or set intentions and goals for the days, weeks and months ahead.

As a member of Arizona State University’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation Alumni Board, Kristin Payestewa-Picazo strives to be a resource and example for current students.

Despite a year of unparalleled challenges, including a pandemic, travel restrictions and redirected funding, Arizona State University continues to grow its research enterprise and advance new disco



As a nurse, Lisa Blue has firsthand knowledge of how the health care system works and areas that could use some disruption to improve health care delivery and, most importantly, patient outco

Listen to processional drumming

Living, learning and, in many cases, working in health care through a pandemic is no small feat.

Researchers from Arizona State University are among the leads for a new prestigious grant expected to total $15.7 million over the next five years from the Nation

Sun Devils are known for being able to withstand the heat, especially during trying times. 

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In a world plagued by problems, problem-solvers thrive. In the Ira A.


For many, 2021 has provided some much needed sense of normalcy, especially when compared with the previous year.

Even before she set off to college, Chase Charley knew she wanted to return home to the Navajo Nation post-graduation to help her community. 

Courtney Lefko has always wanted to serve her country and she’s also always wanted to earn a degree.

According to the U.S.


From your smartphone’s weather app telling you it will rain on Friday to the “check engine” light in your car to the safety of the airplane you’re about to board, computational modeling touches you

With a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering, Jordan Harstad seemed an unlikely candidate for pursuing a graduate degree in health care, but that’s exactly what he did.

Arizona State University’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation welcomed a dynamic group of new researchers this fall and promoted several key faculty and staff.

As dean of Arizona State University’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Judith Karshmer doesn’t just talk the talk.


ASU’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation is now offering the Bachelor of Science in nursing at ASU’s Lake Havasu location.

A culturally grounded, community approach to improving the health of Latino youth at risk for Type 2 diabetes is expanding to include entire families. 

We spend around a third of our lives sleeping. And yet, sleep remains a mystery — and for many, a struggle.

Editor's note: This story originally appeared in the fall 2021 issue of ASU Thrive magazine.

On Q Financial Inc., a national home-mortgage lender, announced the recipient of its first scholarship to Arizona State University senior Olivia Roush, Class

They’ve got the year-round sunshine. They’ve got the big lake. They’ve got the mountains. And now they have more students.

It was once a place where people cleared out after work, where most restaurants closed by 3 p.m., where only the occasional sports game or First Fridays art walk drew a younger crowd.

As a registered nurse, Jasmine Bhatti knows that patients leaving the hospital may still have a long road to full recovery.


One student battled leukemia as a child. Another student split her meals with her kids to save money.

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Two Arizona State University researchers were recently awarded $25,000 each to pilot projects focused on dementia research.


If three is a crowd, four is likely to be a bit overwhelming at times. Fraternal quadruplets Felipe, Jeremias, Matheus and Victor de Castro Lopes Francisco would probably agree.

Early in the pandemic, many who became infected with COVID-19 reported that they had lost their sense of smell and have yet to regain it.

Kent Richter was only 13 when his 10-year-old sister died suddenly of a brain aneurysm.

As school districts around the country ramp up to welcoming students back in person full time, the Nationa

As a provider, Samantha Casselman has always worked in a family-centered setting.


The Graduate College has announced the recipients of its inaugural Graduate College Staff Awards for Excellence.

All her life Lauren Leander has been told she needs to speak up and participate more.


A water safety education program to reduce child drowning injury and death is being launched this month by Arizona State University, the

Less than a mile south of the Loop 101 in northeast Phoenix, on a plot of land that just two years ago was nothing but dirt, a new silhouette that represents the future of health care in Arizona ha

A unique study is underway by two Arizona State University researchers to identify what leads to rapid weight gain in infants, a major predictor of childhood obesity. 

May is Nurses Month, which honors the nation’s registered nurses through celebrations, education and

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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

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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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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

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.


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

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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

Service Opportunities

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

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

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An Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia diagnosis impacts more than just the person receiving it.


Without the human body, sport as we know it would not exist.

Update: At the Oct.

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

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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


Health wasn’t something Maza Wasi ever thought about.


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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.


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If one thing was clear Wednesday afternoon at the launch of the Arizona State University Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation’s

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

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

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:

It’s the Friday before spring break and tucked down the bustling hallway of the Sun Devil Fitness Complex are more than a dozen students from Arizona State University's College of

By the time Berta Carbajal found herself in a conference room, shoulder-to-shoulder with state legislators, members of a city council and heads


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.

Expanding the perception and practice of mindfulness are some of the key elements that will be incorporated into the second annual conference from Arizona State University’s



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

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2018 commencement. 

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2018 commencement. 

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?

The gloom of Saturday’s rainstorm did nothing to dampen the spirit of the roughly 30 volunteers gathered at Sixth Street Park in Tempe for the first annual

"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.

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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.

In March it was announced that the Arizona State University Sou


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


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



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.

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.


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.


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.

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


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.



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


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.


Michael Moreno was building a successful career as a banking financier when the Great Recession hit, decimating the financial markets.

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

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.


"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?