April 16, 2014

Business, Culture & Affairs


West Valley Symphony to perform at ASU's West campus

The La Sala Ballroom on the West campus will host a March 22 concert by the West Valley Symphony.


ASU art professor recognized for research into criminal justice system

Gregory Sale, assistant professor in the ASU School of Art, has been named a grantee by the foundation Art Matters for his ongoing research into the criminal justice system.


Pulitzer Prize winner explores human need to tell stories at ASU lecture

Why do human beings tell stories? Stephen Greenblatt, the Institute for Humanities Research 2014 Distinguished Lecturer, will explore this question in a free public lecture March 18.


ASU offers first online grad certificate in business journalism

To meet the growing demand for skilled business journalists, the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at ASU is offering the first online graduate certificate in business journalism.


Living in the past: ASU archaeologist seeks new answers to old questions

Archaeologists consider what it was really like to live in the past – a paradigm shift that provides new answers to old research questions.


Research | Sustainability | Social Science:  Social factors trump resources for food security following disasters

Following a natural disaster, vulnerability to food shortage appears to depend more on a group's ability to migrate and form positive relationships with other groups than on resource factors.


ASU Lodestar Center, IRS offer tax workshop for nonprofits

The ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation has collaborated with the Internal Revenue Service to offer a one-day workshop for small and mid-sized nonprofit organizations.


ASU alum shares expert networking tips

ASU alum Gelie Akhenblit, founder of NetworkingPhoenix.com, shares a thing or two about working a room on the most recent episode of the ASU Alumni Association's official podcast.


ASU Prep students to portray struggle of undocumented students in musical production

ASU Prep high school students will portray undocumented students in their first drama/musical production on March 7-9 at the ASU Preparatory Academy in Phoenix.


ASU Art Museum to present concurrent exhibitions by artist Pablo Helguera

Exhibitions will be the first presentation outside of the East Coast of this new work by world-renowned visual and performance artist Pablo Helguera, whose work weaves together personal and historical narratives in the context of socially engaged art and language.