"You are a part of the solution." That was the message from College of Public Service and Community Solutions dean Jonathan Koppell who welcomed new freshmen to the college at a ceremony held in the historic AE England building in downtown Phoenix.
Flavio Marsiglia's work on diversity, substance use and youth development is regarded to be among the best and most influential in the field, and it's why he is one of four ASU faculty members recently named as a Regents' Professor for 2014-2015.
Freshmen entering ASU's School of Criminology and Criminal Justice in downtown Phoenix spent their first day playing a life-size version of the popular board game "Clue," helping them build relationships that will be key to their success.
ASU criminology and criminal justice professors Alyssa Chamberlain and Danielle Wallace wanted to find out how the release of large numbers of parolees in a concentrated area affected their chances of returning to prison.
A group of 25 young community leaders from Africa spent six weeks in Arizona for intensive hands-on education and leadership training at ASU as part of the Mandela Washington Fellowship program, created by President Barack Obama in 2010.
The greater Phoenix-metro area and its government will soon become a lot more technologically advanced, and Arizona State University alumnus Dominic Papa is helping to usher in this tech transformation.