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ASU Retirees Association (ASURA) Video History Project Interviews


This collection includes interviews of Arizona State University retirees, including ASU administrators, faculty, and staff. The video interviews were conducted by the ASU Retirees Association (ASURA) beginning in 2001. Videos are approximately 1 hour each.


Date Range
1995 2019


Charlie Arntzen joined ASU in August 2000 as the Florence Ely Nelson Presidential Endowed Chair and retired in 2016 from the School of Life Sciences and Biodesign Institute. Charlie was the founding Director of the Biodesign Institute. Important ASU stories include: 1) the creation of the Biodesign Institute, 2) the design and operation of the Biodesign labs, 3) the development of ZMapp to fight Ebola, 4) The New American University - a discussion of the importance of collaboration, and 5) several comments about Presidents Coor and Crow and Provost Glick PART 1 PRE-ASU YEARS 1. Watching Sputnik @ 0:01:36 2. …

Contributors
Church, Kathy, Arizona State University Retirees Association
Created Date
2019-05-08

Brian Foster came to ASU in 1980 as Associate Professor of Anthropology. He became chair in 1982, then was Dean of the Graduate College from 1986 to 1994. He went on to the University of Nebraska as Dean of Arts and Sciences. He served as Provost at the University of New Mexico ( 2000 - 2005) and at the University of Missouri (2005 - 2014). He is Provost Emeritus and Professor of Anthropology Emeritus at the University of Missouri - Columbia. In the interview, Brian describes his early life and education in Dixon IL before entering college at age 28. …

Contributors
Krahenbuhl, Gary, Scheatzle, David
Created Date
2019-04-19

Selected clips from the Video History Project for the 2019 ASURA annual meeting.

Contributors
Arizona State University Retirees Association
Created Date
2019-04-01

Selected clips from the Video History Project for the 2018 ASURA annual meeting.

Contributors
Arizona State University Retirees Association
Created Date
2018-03-15

Selected clips from the Video History Project for the 2017 ASURA annual meeting.

Contributors
Arizona State University Retirees Association
Created Date
2017-04-01

Morton Munk was a Professor and Chair (twice) of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. In retirement he holds the title of Research Professor and maintains an active research program. Chapters: 1. Introduction, 0.1 - 1.26 2. Early Life/Education Background 1.26 - 5.22 3. Graduate Work, 5.22 - 9.09 4. Coming to ASU/ASU Career, 9.09 - 16.42 5. Committee Service, 16.42 - 20.06 6. ASU Early Years, 20.06 - 23.02 7. G. Homer Durham, 23.02 - 26.59 8. Building the Chemistry Department, 26.59 - 30.14 9. Collaboration with other units/Dept. Administration 30.14 - 35.20 10. Department Challenges, 35.20 - 37.46 …

Contributors
Krahenbuhl, Gary, Arizona State University Retirees Association
Created Date
2016-12-06

Selected clips from the Video History Project for the 2016 ASURA annual meeting.

Contributors
Arizona State University Retirees Association
Created Date
2016-04-01

Interview of Hal White, Professor Emeritus of the W P Carey College of Business, covering his life before ASU and his Career at ASU.

Contributors
Prust, Zeke, Arizona State University Retirees Association
Created Date
2016-03-03

Harry Lundgren was a Civil Engineering faculty member.

Contributors
Scheatzle, David, Arizona State University Retirees Association
Created Date
2015-09-10

Interview of Susan Clouse Dolbert covering her early life, her career at Arizona State University, and her career after leaving ASU.

Contributors
Schell, Leon, Arizona State University Retirees Association
Created Date
2015-06-29