October 10, 2015

Business, Culture & Affairs


ASU's Project Humanities hosts 2nd symposium on cultural appropriation

Arizona State University's Project Humanities "Cultural Appropriation: Critical Dialogues on Cultural Awareness" symposium will engage high school students on a critical discussion about identity and culture.


Former senator helps students get an 'Early Start' at ASU

The Early Start program helps incoming freshmen learn strategies for succeeding in college by connecting them with mentors, resources and classmates. Former Sen. Jon Kyl recently met with an Early Start group from the School of Politics and Global Studies.


Public service | News coverage:  ASU provides hope for an iconic downtown building and its residents

The Westward Ho and ASU's renovation of the former grand hotel's first-floor space is the subject of a story in the August 2015 issue of Phoenix Magazine.


Exhibit takes visitors back to ASU Art Museum's founding

"Found(ing) Story: The Oliver B. James Collection" goes back in time to tell the story of how the ASU Art Museum was founded 65 years ago.


Young African leaders complete civic leadership training at ASU

A group of 25 young community leaders from Africa spent six weeks in Arizona for intensive hands-on education and leadership training at ASU as part of the Mandela Washington Fellowship program, created by President Barack Obama in 2010.


Denver Post news director to lead Cronkite News at Arizona PBS

Kevin Dale, a senior editor at The Denver Post, has been named executive editor of Cronkite News at Arizona PBS, a multiplatform daily news operation and innovation hub operated by the ASU's Cronkite School.


ASU Project Humanities marks anniversary of service to homeless

What started out as a spontaneous day of service to benefit the Central Arizona Shelter Services has now turned into a habitual gathering of volunteers.


ASU Project Humanities welcomes summer high school interns

Seven high school students joined the ASU Project Humanities team as summer interns. The program provides students on-the-job training and industry experience while also introducing them to aspects of campus life.