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Nursing program provides pathways for bilingual health workers

The Bilingual Nursing Fellows Program at South Mountain Community College pairs with ASU to get more Spanish-speaking nursing students into the health-care industry.

Future flu: Where the annual shot is heading

With signs for flu shots festooning grocery stores and clinics, the onset of flu season is heralded with as much fervor — if less enthusiasm — than Christmas. Conversations with two ASU scientists revealed promising future developments.

Renowned author Karen Armstrong to lecture on religion, violence

Karen Armstrong will discuss her new book, "Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence," in a free public lecture at ASU's Evelyn Smith Music Theater on Monday, Oct. 19.

Electronics that better mimic natural light promise more vivid, healthy illumination

An ASU engineer is leading research and tech development that holds promise for more energy-efficient, effective and healthier lighting.

Microbial managers converge at ASU for international conference

On Oct. 1-4, Arizona State University's Tempe campus hosted ISMET2015, the 5th International Meeting on Microbial Electrochemistry and Technologies.

'Astrobiology superstar' to make case for human travel to Mars

Chris McKay, who will be speaking at ASU on Nov. 2, will discuss populating Mars and other issues as part of the Shoemaker Memorial Lecture.

Elephants provide big clue in fight against cancer

The question of why big animals don't get more cancer than small ones is a long-standing mystery, and today all eyes are on the elephant, thanks to research by Arizona State University associate professor Carlo Maley.

Origins Project awards $50K to outstanding ASU undergraduates, faculty mentors

The Origins Project has announced the recipients of its inaugural Undergraduate Research Scholarship, which awards ASU undergraduates and their faculty mentors.

Aiming high in 2015 United Way campaign

ASU President Michael M. Crow has challenged the ASU community to achieve a goal of $700,000 in United Way pledges — and to go even farther and get to $1 million. It's part of ASU's commitment to helping improve the communities the university serves.