March 31, 2015

Public service


New Public Service Academy at ASU promotes leadership, collaboration

Arizona State University announced a first-of-its-kind Public Service Academy today – a specialized program to develop leaders of tomorrow that are prepared to create solutions for society's biggest challenges through effective collaboration.


Public service | News coverage:  ASU researchers detail participatory budgeting experiment

Two ASU researcher detailed a Phoenix high school's participatory budgeting experiment – the first of its kind in the U.S. – in an article that was featured in TIME.


New scholarship honors a commitment to education

As an honor to their parents, Carlton and Audrey Yoshioka established the Yoshioka Hossbach Maroon and Gold Scholarship at Arizona State University.


ASU students explore beauty standards worldwide

Arizona State University sophomores Jenny Butzbach and Megann Phillips are about to undertake a rather unique approach to studying abroad this summer when they head to Santiago, Dominican Republic in August.


New app combats danger of driver impairment

The Center for Emergency Management and Homeland Security at Arizona State University has developed a new app aimed at giving both drivers and law enforcement an easy way to detect impairment.


Morrison poll: Arizonans still see illegal immigration as problem

Arizonans largely continue to see illegal immigration as a major problem but believe undocumented immigrants should be treated humanely, according to a recent poll by ASU's Morrison Institute for Public Policy and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.


ASU to host economic development experts

The upcoming ASU Annual Public Finance Conference, March 12-13 in downtown Phoenix, will bring together experts from around the country to explore innovations in public finance.


Work of professors reflects ASU college's new name

The College of Public Service and Community Solutions is more than a new name. It's a reflection of those who study, conduct research and teach at the Arizona State University college.


Study casts new light on gang membership in the US

A recent study of U.S. teenagers found that while economically disadvantaged minority youth are more likely to join gangs than other demographic groups, gang members come from all backgrounds.


ASU professor gives aging community new life

ASU community resources professor Wendy Hultsman devised and oversaw an 18-month project to revitalize an active retirement RV resort community in Mesa.

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