September 02, 2015

Business, Culture & Affairs


New center for politics to engage students in civic leadership

Former congressman Ed Pastor has lent his name and leftover campaign money to form the Center for Politics and Public Service at Arizona State University.


ASU business students take over Arizona Senate in public policy exercise

Forty students from ASU's W. P. Carey School of Business took over the state Senate building in a role-playing exercise designed to introduce them to the legislative process and to develop the skills necessary to be effective in the public policy arena.


High school students experience sports broadcasting at ASU camp

High school students from across the country are visiting Arizona State University this week to participate in a special sports broadcasting summer camp at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.


ASU archaeologist uses new methods to explore how humans became farmers

The recent work of Arizona State University archaeology postdoc Isaac Ullah sheds new light on the human shift from hunting and gathering to farming.


ASU law school recognizes faculty, staff, alumni achievements

The ASU Law Case File is a quarterly roundup of students, faculty and alumni from the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University who have been recognized for their work and achievements.


ADOT to display Cronkite News headlines in MVD offices

The Arizona Department of Transportation is displaying local news headlines produced by Arizona State University students at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication on waiting room monitors at select Motor Vehicle Division locations.


Herberger Institute partners with music industry icon to advance cultural leadership education

ASU's Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts is launching the Curb Creative Enterprise and Cultural Leadership Program to train cultural strategists, disruptors and catalysts.


Anti-racist writer, educator Tim Wise to explore biases at ASU lecture

ASU's Center for the Study of Race and Democracy will host Tim Wise, a leading voice in national conversation on race, on July 23 at Phoenix College. His talk will focus on the need for everyone – especially future leaders – to recognize their biases.


New ASU research highlights interesting side effects of innovation

ASU School of Public Affairs professor Kevin DeSouza worked with colleague David Swindell to lead a research team exploring how everything from self-driving cars to drones to artificial intelligence will affect society in the very near future.


Arts / Culture | News coverage:  New commissioned artwork at ASU Art Museum receives national acclaim

This summer, ASU Art Museum is presenting a new commissioned work by Mexico City-based artist Yoshua Okón, in an exhibition titled "Oracle." In a recent conversation with Artforum, Okón describes his time in the desert.