April 19, 2015

Public service


Public service challenges, solutions focus of TED-style talks at ASU

ASU experts will discuss three public service challenges – sustainable tourism, refugee activism and water crisis leadership as part of the Public Service Talks series, April 21, on ASU's Downtown Phoenix campus.


Public service | News coverage:  Arizona's first governor focus of book by ASU professor emeritus

Arizona has never seen a governor quite like its first and longest serving - George W.P. Hunt. He is considered to be one the state's most successful politicians ever.


Research on victimization earns student distinguished graduate award

Jillian Turanovic, a doctoral student in ASU's School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, has received a Distinguished Graduate Student Achievement Award for her research on victimization.


Internships offer professional training with Maricopa County

The deadline to apply for a paid internship with Maricopa County has been extended to Monday, April 6.


ASU first university to become Employer of National Service

Arizona State is the first university to sign on as an Employer of National Service, an initiative announced by President Obama last fall.


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.

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