Join us to hear Brigadier General Tom Webster (USAF Ret) as he delves into the history of Close Air Support (CAS), one of the Air Force's most challenging missions. As a former A-10 and F-16 pilot, he held various command positions, specializing in Close Air Support Missions throughout his career. He will trace the history of CAS, which plays a vital role in the military's air/land battle team.
ASU Film and Media Studies professor Kevin Sandler discusses the 54-year history of Scooby-Doo, from its origins on Saturday morning television to more contemporary incarnations like the feature film "Scoob!" and the Max streaming series "Velma."
“Exhalation by Ted Chiang is a collection of short stories that will make you think, grapple with big questions, and feel more human.” –Barack Obama
Enter a world of wonder. In preparation for Ted Chiang’s visit to ASU in February, Matt Bell, Director of the Worldbuilding Initiative will lead a discussion of Chiang and his work. The group will discuss the short story “Exhalation” which is the title story of Chiang’s most recent story collection.
Throughout the Fall 2023 Semester, students from Sven Ortel's Design and Prototyping of 360-Degree Immersive Spaces class developed their own four-minute prototypes of potential future full-length productions. This course is designed to introduce interested students to the design and production of 360-degree immersive environments. In a culmination of their work, students will showcase their projects on display to the public and be on site to talk about their process.
A joint performance with the ASU Trombone and Tuba/Euphonium Studio playing some Halloween season favorites!
In this lecture, Mark New will present work conducted by the African Climate and Development Initiative at the University of Cape Town on impacts attribution using examples from water security, food security and sovereign catastrophe insurance. Importantly, in some of these examples the potential of adaptation options can be tested to offset attributable climate impacts, allowing quantification of the effectiveness of adaptation in a manner similar to approaches used in medical treatment studies.
Rúla Búla Irish Pub Returns for a Limited Pop-up Experience!
Step back into the magic that lived inside Tempe’s favorite Irish pub for a multi-day pop-up pub experience taking place inside Arizona State University’s Mountain America Stadium, Home of the ASU Sun Devils.
Experience the original bar, art, decor and signage from Rúla Búla Irish Pub. Pull up a seat and relive the memories while ordering from a limited food and drink menu.
Arizona State University presents scenes from "The Book of Will" by Lauren Gunderson, a modern, comedic look at how the Bard’s plays became the First Folio. The performance by ASU and community actors will be followed by a Q&A with actors, director, and a Shakespeare scholar.
The ASU Big Bands come together for an evening of vintage selections spanning the history of big band music.
This final virtual workshop introduces participants to topic modeling, an exciting realm of text analysis. The workshop focuses on two key methodologies: topic modeling and keyword-assisted topic models(keyATM). Participants will gain a practical understanding of topic modeling, a powerful unsupervised technique that extracts hidden themes and patterns from text collections.