In The News

September 17, 2018

"Cancer draws a line across a life: before diagnosis, and after. Who you were then, and who you are now. For many, who they are now might be a surprise. They are people who navigate river rapids, jump off cliffs and paddle dragon boats in foreign waters — even if they didn’t consider themselves athletes before." 

Written by Allison Torres Burtka; top photo by Jarod Opperman. A version of this story was originally published on GlobalSport Matters, a joint initiative between ASU’s Global Sport Institute and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Read more stories about sport at

September 11, 2018

"The University attributes its success in innovation to a number of programs, including the Starbucks College Achievement Plan, which provides tuition reimbursement to Starbucks employees for an ASU Online degree; the Global Freshman Academy, which allows students to take ASU Online classes and only pay for the credit if they pass; and the Global Sport Institute, a multidisciplinary research institute focused on sports."

September 5, 2018

"Yale professor's talk kicks off Global Sport Institute's year of exploring race."