September 04, 2015



ASU communication professor earns Fulbright award

Robert Shuter, research professor in the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication, has been granted a Fulbright Specialist Award to share his expertise at the Hong Kong Baptist University School of Communication this October.


Hacks for Humanity: hacking for the social good

ASU's Project Humanities will host its second Hacks for Humanity event Oct. 3-4, which challenges teams in a 36-hour hackathon for the social good.


Peacebuilder spends summers in war-torn areas

For most people, the thought of spending your summers in war-torn areas of conflict isn't too appealing. But for ASU professor Yasmin Saikia, it's more than an attraction, it's her job.


Futurist author to imagine Southwest water wars at ASU

New York Times-bestselling author Paolo Bacigalupi to discuss "The Water Knife" and the future of the Colorado River as part of ASU's Imagination and Climate Futures Initiative.


ASU's Jane Austen expert weighs in on 'Clueless,' feminist icons in pop culture

Devoney Looser, an ASU English professor, explains why the movie "Clueless" has maintained its appeal 20 years later and persists as a fine example of Jane Austen's feminist archetypes.


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.


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.


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.

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