News

2016

February

When the June 2015 issue of Vanity Fair hit the stands last summer featuring Caitlyn Jenner wearing an ivory bodysuit on its cover, the magazine caused a maelstrom.

January

On Monday, Jan. 11, ASU will launch the Center for Gender Equity in Science and Technology, led by Dr. Kimberly Scott of the School of Social Transformation.

Courtney Besaw is a natural when it comes to numbers and experimentation. She’s also a girl.

2015

December

Associate professor Alesha Durfee of the ASU Women and Gender Studies program will be advancing her research on domestic violence and social policy with nearly $370,000 in funding awarded by the Na

In partnership with Indigenous-serving universities and Indigenous communities, the Justice and Social Inquiry Program (JSI) at the ASU School of Social Transformation is expanding its development

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of student profiles that are

November

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

October

When a silver SUV containing a family of five — including three young children — crashed into Tempe Town Lake on Oct.

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

September

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 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