May 29, 2015

Humanities

05/22/15

'Dear Himalayas': ASU alum pens love poem to Nepal

ASU alum Samyak Shertok will launch a "Healing Through Poetry" project in Nepal this summer to help those affected by the recent earthquakes.

05/19/15

Grant creates new career possibilities for ASU doctoral students

ASU will reshape the future of doctoral students in humanities by opening doors to a wider range of careers, professional opportunities and earning potential – and a grant from the Modern Language Association and Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will support that.

05/14/15

ASU cohort ready to bring community into classrooms

Eleven Native American educators, already working in early-education classrooms in the Gila River Indian Community, received their bachelor's degrees after completing an innovative two-year program offered by Arizona State University.

05/08/15

Outstanding grad passionately contributes to global development

ASU master's graduate Sarah Muench combines passion for world travel with entrepreneurial solutions.

05/07/15

ASU emeritus professor lauded for 'profound rethinking' of field

ASU professor emeritus Sharon Crowley has received the 2015 CCCC Exemplar Award, a national lifetime-achievement honor from the Conference on College Composition and Communication, an arm of the National Council of Teachers of English.

05/07/15

Degree brings ASU graduate 'a greater sense of possibilities'

An ASU on-the-ground degree in Thatcher offers a pathway to greater opportunities for Wayne Stephenson, who once thought a university degree was unattainable.

05/05/15

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.

05/05/15

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.

04/28/15

Sci-fi anthology explores visions of the future

Imagine a world devoid of animal life except for humans. Or a future where medical advances enable people to live for hundreds upon hundreds of years. These are just a few of the quandaries explored in the new sci-fi anthology "Living Tomorrow."

04/28/15

Humanities | News coverage:  ASU historian's book on slavery's contribution to capitalism gets high marks

The Daily Beast has published a review of "The Business of Slavery and the Rise of American Capitalism, 1815-1860," (Yale University Press, 2015) by ASU associate professor of history Calvin Schermerhorn.

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