August 04, 2015

Business, Culture & Affairs


ASU design student improves conditions for refugees

An Associated Press article about the millions of displaced refugees around the globe sparked the most notable project in ASU design student Taylor Loutsis' eight-year undergraduate career: reimagining housing in the Kiziba refugee camp in Rwanda.


Global health student connects local Ethiopian women with health care

By the time Hana Alkahlout graduates from Arizona State University this May with her bachelor's in global health, she will have already positively impacted the health of her community.


Society for American Baseball Research moves to ASU

The Society for American Baseball Research, a nonprofit organization dedicated to baseball scholarship, is relocating its headquarters to Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.


Public service | News coverage:  Video visitations could play important role in prisons

Used to be if you wanted to communicate with a friend or family member serving time, you had three options: A letter, a collect phone call or a visit to the jail or prison at a designated time


Symposium paves way for venture creation in the arts

The Pave Program in Arts Entrepreneurship is hosting a two-day symposium that will explore new venture creation in the arts through hands-on workshops, pitch sessions and research presentations. The event is open to the public.


Public service grads embrace a commitment to help others

Five graduating students from the College of Public Service and Community Solutions exemplify a commitment to public service and innovative thinking, finding solutions for the challenges in our community.


ASU programs help teachers develop next generation of engaged citizens

Two Arizona State University programs at the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College have recently won multiple awards for their groundbreaking work impacting sustainability education and community engagement.


Words to remember: Digital archives help immigrants share their stories

Researchers at ASU are collecting stories from immigrants to the U.S. and finding information that doesn't typically get included in history books.


ASU alum's humanitarian efforts earn Harvard fellowship

Arizona State University alumna Aubrey Doyle has been using her language and intercultural skills to fight human trafficking since she graduated in 2012, and she wants to do more.


ASU professor to investigate 'intellectual migration' between India, US

As a Fulbright-Nehru Senior Scholar, ASU professor Wei Li will spend a few months each in 2016 and 2017 looking deeply into patterns of migration between the United States and India.