News

2015

October

Arizona State University professor Nancy Jurik’s work, with a focus on social justice and gender and work issues, has drawn praise over the years that continues with her latest honor, the Lee Found

In the Phoenix metropolitan area, temperatures can top 120 degrees Fahrenheit.

September

Two Arizona State University faculty members were appointed to an elite group of ASU University Professors on Sept. 29 by ASU President Michael M. Crow and Interim Provost Mark Searle.

The White House has announced that Arizona State University will lead the National STEM Collaborative, a consortium of 19 institutions of higher education and nonprofit partners committed to suppor

August

Innovation is a complicated business.

May

In her new book, “Contested Terrain: Reflections with Afghan Women Leaders,” Arizona State University Regents’ Professor Sally Kitch seeks to shed light on the role Western intervention has played

Professor Eduardo Pagán has been appointed associate dean for community affairs for the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at Arizona State

March

When one thinks about a traditional classroom, he or she might envision rows of desks, chalkboards or computers, maybe windows overlooking a school campus.

Four College of Liberal Arts and Sciences students will represent Arizona State University March 20 at a national debate tournament.

Most, if not all, of the major challenges of our time require us to consider a time far beyond the present.

February

Mary Frances Berry says we live in a society where civil rights have advanced over the years, but many concerns still remain.

January

The Arizona-Mexico border serves as a national and international spotlight for discussions about border issues and illegal immigration.

2014

November

The misconception that technology includes anything with a microchip is prevalent today, but technology goes beyond just mere circuits and wires.

The School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies announces the start of a new master’s degree program in American studies beginning in fall 2015

October

With a focus on strengthening ASU's capacity to meet the needs of American Indian students, Bryan Brayboy will work with Arizona's 22 tribal nations in his new role as Arizona State University's sp

April

Two ASU professors in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will be named 2014 President’s Professors on April 18 at the Faculty Excellence Awards.

Shaving down college student loan debt while still in school could soon be an option for ASU and other U.S. university students, thanks to the efforts of a team of ASU innovators.

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences students selected as Dean’s medalists will graduate in May with diplomas in their hands and opportunities ahead. 

Civil rights attorney and Bennett Boskey Professor of Law Lani Guinier, the first African-American woman appointed to a tenured professorship at Harvard Law School, will deliver the A.

Although many studies have associated the demise of complex societies with deteriorating climate, few have investigated the connection between an ameliorating environment, surplus resources, energy

March

American Indian students who come into a university environment may struggle with culture shock and feeling homesick, especially if they move from a small reservation community to an unfamiliar maj

First-year ASU student Erin Schulte says religion has always been a strong presence in her life, “but rarely has it been the same religion: Buddhism, Catholicism, Lutheranism, Wicca – you name it,

Young women from historically marginalized populations are frequently excluded from science, technology, mathematics and engineering (STEM) opportunities because of low expectations by teachers and

Editor's note: ASU's Kamra Sadia Hakim, a global studies major and Gilman Scholar, is currently studying

February

Rain or shine, the 13th annual Local to Global Justice Forum and Festival at ASU’s Tempe campus kicks off this weekend and promises to be the biggest yet.

CompuGirls founder Kimberly A. Scott will be named a STEM Access Champion of Change at the White House during an event Feb.

Author and journalist Gary Younge holds a unique position in the world of modern reporting.

Arizona State University’s largest and most successful open-house event of the year – Night of the Open Door – expands to four campuses, with even more to exp

January

In anticipation of the celebration of Chinese Lunar New Year, coming up on Jan.

As West regional operations manager with the global real estate and investment management firm Jones Lang LaSalle, Bobbi Bartolomeo works mostly from her home office in Ahwatukee, Ariz., and spends

Cynthia Bejarano, professor of criminal justice at New Mexico State University and a 2001 alumnus of ASU’s doctoral program in Justice and Social Inquiry, has been named a Regents' Professor at New

The armed conflict that began in December 2013 in the Republic of South Sudan is responsible for the deaths of more than 1,000 people and the dislocation of another 200,000.

Students in the WST 394 class Women and Crime create a chalk timeline on the Tempe campus that demonstrates domestic violence activism and policy throughout the years.

Sidewalk guerrilla marketing, planning informational campaigns and shooting Vine videos are some of the learning assignments that are part and parcel of Alesha Durfee’s approach to her teaching in

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that at least one in four women and one in seven men in the United States have been the victim of severe physical violence by an intimate part

Editor's Note: This story is part of an ongoing series about student excellence at the university.

2013

December

The 17 College of Liberal Arts and Sciences students selected as Dean’s medalists will walk across the commencement stage Dec.

The Association of American Geographers has selected Wei Li, a professor in ASU's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, for one of its highest awards – the 2014 Ronald F.

November

The New York Times recently reported on the emerging trend of companies dedicating resources to train their employees in the art of mindfulness and relaxation.

Lawrence Robinson will wrap up the 2013 Seeking Justice in Arizona Lecture Series from 4:30 to 6 p.m., Nov.

September

The School of Social Transformation’s program in women and gender studies has welcomed four scholars-in-residence from Armenia’s Yerevan State University (YSU) this semester.

The American labor movement is at a crossroads. Union density is at a 50-year low, economic inequality is staggering and corporate power dominates American politics and economic policy.

June

Robots, powerful new handheld devices and even a high-tech employee gym were some of the highlights of this week's CompuGirls-sponsored field trip to Intel's Embedded Design Center in Chandler, Ari

April

Two outstanding faculty members have been chosen to receive this year’s Zebulon Pearce Distinguished Teaching Award and Outstanding Lecturer or Instructor Award by the College of Liberal Arts and S

Arizona State University is one of five universities in the United States selected to participate in the new Women’s Leadership Program announced March 21 by the U.S.

March

Palestinian villager Emad Burnat bought his first camera to document the birth of his fourth son, Gibreel.

A photographic mural of a Reconstruction-era Virginia log cabin dominates the hallway leading to African and African American Studies faculty offices in the School of S

ASU to serve as North American hub for environmental humanities research

Independent filmmaker Aurora Guerrero will visit the Valley for two screenings of her movie “Mosquita Y Mari,” which has earned acclaim at the Sundance, Guadalajara, and San Francisco International

February

When the sun sets over the Phoenix area on March 2, a spotlight will shine on Arizona State University and the launch of the Night of the Open Door, a signatu

2012

December

As an immigrant from Vietnam, Thuynga Barr, a senior in the School of Social Transformation at Arizona State University, knows all too well about the struggle to become a United States citizen.

November

Editor's Note: Teaching a class? Let us know about it. The following is the second installment of an ongoing look into some of the u

Editor's Note: This op-ed by Abigale Vercauteren is part of Title IX week at ASU – a celebration and examinat

October

“Disciplined play” and inclusive support groups are two of the keys to successful mentoring, say two Arizona State University professors.

This week ASUtv will present a discussion panel on the popular PBS documentary “Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide." 

September

Arizona State University welcomes 10 students from seven African nations this year, as the first class of MasterCard Foundation Scholars begin studies at ASU.

Oppression of women and girls through sex trafficking and forced prostitution, gender-based violence and maternal mortality is the catalyst for screening a new PBS series and hosting a panel discus

The 2012 Seeking Justice in Arizona lecture series kicks off this week with a presentation, Sept.

Scholar Andre Gunder Frank passed away in 2005, yet his research continues to be one of the most cited global sources in the social sciences.

August

Editor's Note: Teaching a class?

For Los Angeles County's 27 million visitors, a new book co-authored by ASU professor Wendy Cheng offers eye-opening alternatives to L.A.'s usual sightseeing destinations.

Wilson Hall keeps a bit of a low profile on ASU’s Tempe campus – no pillars or porticos, no gleaming glass, and a footprint so slim Wilson hides behind tiny Danforth Chapel when you approach from t

July

University Career Women (UCW) at ASU invites the university and greater community to attend its annual professional development conference from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Aug.

Mary Romero, professor and faculty head of Justice and Social Inquiry in the School of Social Transformation in ASU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, has been elected secretary of the America

ASU’s Marjorie Zatz is headed to Washington, D.C., to begin a two-year appointment with the National Science Foundation (NSF) on July 16 as director of the

June

Throughout history, women have faced intense discrimination – from a lack of legal rights and very little independence from their husbands, to being thought to have inferior brains.

May

Arizona State University’s recent Hispanic Convocation ceremony graduated hundreds of students and recognized the achievements of two outstanding future leaders.

April

Alfredo Artiles, a professor of culture, society and education in the School of Social Transformation, is one of 15 individuals to be honored for their scholarly achievements by the American Educat

“Domestic service was work that many of the women I knew growing up chose to do, so it was part of my everyday reality,” explains ASU’s Mary Romero, a professor and faculty head of justice and soci

March

ASU alumnus Donald Tibbs, now associate professor of law at Drexel University's Earle Mack School of Law, offered comment in a March 27 Associated Press story reporting that the U.S.

Languages have a history of being lost in the United States.

When it came time to choose a community internship project as part of her major in the School of Social Transformation, Jamie Roberts (class of 2011) approached Catholic Charities Community Service

Fifteen Arizona State University doctoral students in diverse fields of study are participating in Diversity across the Curriculum (DAC), a class t

Can a team of graduate students in three diverse fields – accounting, social justice and community resources – brainstorm a solution to the problems of marginalized and culturally oppressed communi

Patrick Kenney, professor of political science, founding director of the School of Politics and Global Studies, and director of The Institute for Social Science Research, has been appointed dean of

Recognized for developing successful online programs in women's studies, Georganne Scheiner Gillis, associate professor and faculty head of women and gender studies, and Michelle McGibbney Vlahouli

February

“Not everything of value is for sale” is one of the enduring messages of a new film by H.L.T. Quan and C.A.

"Some of the most contentious social and constitutional issues today – the constitutionality of Arizona's SB 1070, of the individual mandate in the Affordable Care Act, and of prohibitions of marri

January

In major cities across the United States, from San Francisco and Los Angeles to New York and Washington, D.C., historical Chinatowns are fading as middle class immigrants seek affordable housing, b

Madelaine Adelman, associate professor of justice and social inquiry in the School of Social Transformation, was one of five individuals honored with a Living the Dream Award by the City of Phoenix