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ASU alumni couple Brian and Leah Swanton's love for each other and the institution that brought them together inspired the creation of a new endowment for urban planning students starting fall 2020.

Researchers have long understood that corruption and illicit activity play a role in global environmental and sustainability change, but due to its hidden and dangerous nature, quantifying th

Whether it’s finding ways to make cities more livable, or studying how human activity impacts the natural worl

On a February morning in 1998, tragedy struck the Bailey family and Arizona State University.

Mark Hildebrandt has been selected as a candidate to the prestigious Fulbright Specialist roster of the U.S.

It’s easy to imagine the future careers of planning students to take place in big cities or even small towns.

We all know that GIS maps help people visualize and communicate information in powerful ways, and the online Story Map application is a great way to p

Nelya Rakhimova arrived at ASU as a Fulbright scholar in 2009, after having completed a masters’ degree in Environmental Management at Tyumen State University in south-central Russia. 

NASA has selected an Arizona State University undergraduate student team for a $200,000 grant to conduct hands-on flight research, through its NASA Space Grant Undergraduate Student Instrument Prog

B.L. Turner II arrived at ASU in 2008 as a well-recognized pioneer in the field of sustainability science.

Casey Allen, who earned his PhD in geography at ASU in 2008, was honored recently by the University of Colorado (Denver) with two awards for his teaching in the Department of Geography and Environm

Paul Kent earned a bachelors’ degree in geography in 1988.

This spring Brandon Vogt, who earned his MA and his PhD in geography at ASU, was selected as Teacher of the Year for the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Colo

January 2015:  As a top 10 finalist in the Google Impact Challenge, Adam Kiefer received £200,000 to implement his proposal.

Jennifer Johnson, who earned both her MA and PhD in geography at ASU, has been recognized with her university’s highest award for teaching.  Along with a colleague from the College of

Ian Dowdy, who earned his BSP from ASU in 2004, is now a Program Director with the Sonoran Institute, a prominent economic and environmental research and advocacy group.  Dowdy authore

Two ASU alumni’s careers led them to the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor; and their related interests may lead to future collaborations.

While a graduate student at ASU, John Houseal worked as a planning intern for the City of Phoenix, and he and his studio classmates developed an ecological assessment and vision plan for the City o