November 19, 2015 ASU honors student awarded Bidstrup Fellowship
Sarah Moser, a student in Barrett, The Honors College and justice studies undergraduate at the ASU School of Social Transformation, was selected as a Bidstrup Undergraduate Fellow for the 2015-2016 academic year. T
October 14, 2015 ASU sociologist honored with Lee Founders lifetime-achievement award
With a focus on gender and work issues and social justice, Arizona State University professor Nancy Jurik’s work has drawn praise from multiple quarters over the years — and that continues with her latest honor, the Lee Founders Award.
October 1, 2015 Managing the complexities of power supply, demand
While innovations are helping to create "smarter" grids that enable utilities to better monitor, manage and adapt to changing energy flows, innovations also introduces new issues related to citizens' rights when it comes to consuming and producing power.
September 30, 2015 Strengthening an environment of success at ASU for American Indian students
An early-start program at ASU gives students extra time to acclimate to the university, connect with friends and mentors and learn about resources and student organizations before classes begin.
September 30, 2015 ASU alum and urban sociologist winner of MacArthur ‘Genius Grant’
In the span of a dozen years, Matthew Desmond has made the academic leap from ASU undergrad to renowned researcher of entrenched poverty and social inequality. On Monday, the Harvard sociology professor was announced as one of 24 winners of the MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, commonly known as a “Genius Grant.” Each recipient of the grant earns $625,000 to further his or her work.
September 29, 2015 ASU center director Jane Maienschein joins University Professor elite
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.
September 24, 2015 Sally Kitch named University Professor
Sally Kitch, founding director of Arizona State University’s Institute for Humanities Research, has been named University Professor by interim Provost Mark Searle.
September 15, 2015 White House taps ASU to lead National STEM Collaborative
Arizona State University will lead the National STEM Collaborative, a consortium of 19 institutions of higher education and non-profit partners committed to supporting minority girls and women in STEM fields.
September 14, 2015 Advocate for Native students honored at White House
Amanda Tachine, a postdoctoral scholar at ASU's Center for Indian Education who has worked to bring the struggles of Native American students to light, will be one of 11 young women honored as "Champions of Change" by the White House.
August 18, 2015 New ASU school to take more holistic look at innovation
Technology promises to make life easier but doesn't always succeed; there is more at play than just technical acumen. The new School for the Future of Innovation in Society will explore the interplay of the technical and societal to help build a better future.