July 06, 2015



Chapter 2: More ASU summer reading recommendations

A good book can make the long, hot days of summer more bearable. We present a second round of summer reading recommendations from faculty and staff around ASU, exploring history, health, law and making the world better.


ASU philosophy professor tackles sexual harassment on behalf of her discipline

ASU philosophy professor Cheshire Calhoun is also the chair of the American Philosophical Association. In that role she was integral in writing an open letter to victims of sexual harassment in philosophy departments around the country.


'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.


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.


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.


Outstanding grad passionately contributes to global development

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


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.


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.


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.

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