August 03, 2015



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 Humanites 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.


Just starting off, ASU alum snags job on 'The Middle'

Recent ASU graduate Josh Estes is thrilled to have already landed his first job in Hollywood as a production assistant on television's "The Middle," a family comedy starring Patricia Heaton.


Pakistani women at ASU provide glimpse of culture 'Beyond the Hijab'

Five scholars from Kinnaird Women's College in Pakistan spent the spring semester at ASU, studying American literature and culture and working to dispel myths about their home country.


Anti-racist writer, educator Tim Wise to explore biases at ASU lecture

ASU's Center for the Study of Race and Democracy will host Tim Wise, a leading voice in national conversation on race, on July 23 at Phoenix College. His talk will focus on the need for everyone – especially future leaders – to recognize their biases.


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.

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