Devils in the Details is a conversation with experts from Arizona State University who are doing the work, the research, the collaboration that makes ASU the most innovative university in America. Learn more about a wide range of interesting things people are up to – the details, from the Devils doing the work.

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ASU Gammage is an icon — hit hard by the pandemic. And although Gammage plans a return to the stage soon, hard work continues behind the scenes to keep the arts community connected, while weighing important discussions about coming back stronger and more diverse.

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It’s time for football. The fall 2020 Pac-12 football season was delayed by the global pandemic, leaving student-athletes — and fans, and corporate partners and sponsors, and budgets — on hold.

For a sixth year in a row, ASU has been named most innovative school in the country. Devils in the Details highlights seven of ASU’s most innovative projects, and the people behind them, which made this ranking possible.


ASU is launching a new laboratory dedicated to keeping our planet habitable and enhancing the options for future generations to thrive.

We sit down with Professor Edward Maguire of ASU's School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, a nationally known expert on police use of force, particularly at protests and during conflict.

Arizona State University has a very strong commitment to indigenous communities, in particular the Native American tribes in Arizona.

This episode is about life inside the classroom in the fall 2020 semester, told from the perspective of ASU faculty. They will be teaching both in-person and in the ASU Sync modality.

Arizona State University’s Health Services department plays a critical role in student success by helping them stay healthy and well, both physically and mentally.

Researchers at Arizona State University have developed the state’s first saliva-based test for COVID-19. The new saliva-based test is a game-changer for individuals who want to know whether they have an active COVID-19 infection.

SolarSPELL began in 2015 when Laura Hosman challenged her students to create a solar-powered library that would fit into a backpack.

About Mi-Ai Parrish
Mi-Ai Parrish is the Sue Clark-Johnson Professor of Media Innovation and Leadership at the Cronkite School, and is managing director of the ASU Media Enterprise. She is known nationally as a newsroom leader, having served as publisher of The Arizona Republic, president and publisher of The Kansas City Star and president and publisher of The Idaho Statesman.