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The forgotten history of the Hia-Ced O'odham
The Hia-Ced O’odham community, whose lands fall on both sides of the U.S.–Mexico border, is the only Indigenous tribe in Arizona that is not federally recognized. Two Sun Devils are working to change that. ...
Perceived impact of a STEM instructor revealing LGBTQ identity to students
A new study is the first to indicate the perceived impact of an instructor revealing her LGBTQ identity to students in the U.S. ...
Shakespeare and disgust
In his forthcoming book, “Shakespeare and Disgust: The History and Science of Early Modern Revulsion,” Associate Professor of English Bradley Irish examines the way Shakespeare used disgust in his plays... .
Faculty at The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are leading innovative research in the humanities, natural sciences and social sciences.
Together, students and scholars engage with community partners to create public value that benefits local, national and global communities.
Nationally ranked for research expenditures.
Arizona State University is a comprehensive public research university with an eye toward academic excellence. Our ambition has driven us to the top of national research rankings lists.
in geological and earth sciences
in transdisciplinary research
in total research expenditures for public institutions without a medical school
in research proposals by The College in 2022
in externally funded expenditures at The College in 2022
Top research sponsors of The College
The College's top research sponsors over the past five years include NASA ($207 million), the Department of Health and Human Services ($117 million), the National Science Foundation ($108 million), the Department of Defense ($22 million), the Department of Energy ($18 million) and the Department of Education ($18 million).
Data in the pie chart show top sponsors in millions based on research expenditures from 2018 to 2022, for projects that recognize a unit within The College.
Unmatched access to world-class centers.
The College is home to over 50 interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. Many are recognized nationally and globally for research excellence and innovation.
Problem solvers reimagining better futures.
Faculty at The College are renowned experts in their fields. Their research efforts reimagine better futures by amplifying diverse perspectives, creating equitable and sustainable solutions and driving necessary transformation. Data in this section are from January 2023.
National Academy of Engineering member
John Templeton Foundation Prize winners
Pulitzer Prize winners
Sloan Research Fellows
American Council of Learned Societies Fellows
National Academy of Sciences members
American Academy of the Arts and Sciences members
American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellows
Fulbright American Scholars
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