Join us at the recently completed ISTB4 building for the launch of the ASU Center for Science and the Imagination, an institutional platform for ambitious thinking and creative collaboration between the humanities, arts and sciences. President Michael Crow and Intel futurist Brian David Johnson will join Center Director Ed Finn to discuss upcoming projects and […]

Science Fiction TV Series: The Jetsons Tuesday, November 27, 6:00 – 7:30 pm Memorial Union 242 (La Paz Room), ASU Tempe campus RSVP at http://asujetsons.eventbrite.com Since 1962, The Jetsons has defined an iconic vision of the future, imagining a course of progress that blends high technology with familiar social and cultural values. Yinong Chen and […]

Room 135 Join us for the first Science and Imagination Breakfast event of the 2012-2013 academic year! Network with faculty, students and staff engaged in interdisciplinary research and exploration around science, imagination and the future. Get news and updates about Center for Science and the Imagination partnerships, projects and events. Coffee and light refreshments will […]

A Zócalo/ASU Center for Science and the Imagination Event Moderated by T.A. Frank, Editor, Zócalo Public Square Name the following piece of music: Da-da-da-DUM. If you guessed Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony, you were right—and not alone. The Fifth may be the most famous piece of music ever written, and it has thrilled audiences for over 200 […]

Watch live csi.asu.edu/doctorow The prosecution and recent suicide of digital innovator and activist Aaron Swartz and the increasingly public actions of the hacker collective Anonymous have brought unprecedented attention to the role of hacktivism in our digital world. Is hacking an effective form of activism? Is it ethical? Is it safe? What rights and responsibilities […]

Join Micah Lande and Angela Sodemann of the College of Technology and Innovation to watch and discuss the 2007 version of The Bionic Woman, science fiction, cyborgs, design and the future of humanity. Free dinner will be provided! Visitor parking details are available here.  Angela Sodemann is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Engineering […]

Join us for ASU Venture Catalyst Geek Week and Geeks’ Night Out sponsored by the Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives. We’re blending science, technology and fun to celebrate the Arizona SciTech Festival. Best of all, the events are free.

Join us for truth elixirs, laser-cut rock art, flash mobs, food trucks, vast crowds of masked faces, Native American rock music, cyborgs and 3D printers. Emerge unites artists, engineers, scientists, storytellers and designers to build, draw, write and rethink the future of the human species and the environments that we share. This year, Emerge tackles […]

Join us for truth elixirs, laser-cut rock art, flash mobs, food trucks, vast crowds of masked faces, Native American rock music, cyborgs and 3D printers. Emerge unites artists, engineers, scientists, storytellers and designers to build, draw, write and rethink the future of the human species and the environments that we share. This year, Emerge tackles […]

Celebration and performances Twitter Verses, a performance by Lance Gharavi, Eileen Standley and Jake Pinholster School of Arts, Media and Engineering dance performance X-Act flash mob Migration Roots, a musical performance by James O’Halloran Waila and Cumbia music by D Faktion Nyne and Mumsigo Tribe, bands from the Tohono O’odham Nation Projection mapping by David Tinapple and students […]

Room: Cottonwood 101/103 Join us for a screening of the classic Twilight Zone episode “Number 12 Looks Just Like You” and a conversation about biotechnology, ethics and the connections between visions of human perfection and ideas about race, gender and social class. The conversation will be moderated by Ed Finn, director of the Center for […]