April 18, 2015

Social Science


ASU global health alum named Gates Cambridge Scholar

Blake Thomson graduated from Arizona State University in 2013 with a bachelor's in global health. He has been chosen a Gates Cambridge Scholar and will study epidemiology at the University of Cambridge beginning this fall.


ASU researcher uses new tools to explore ancient life

Peruvian mummies excavated nearly a century ago are yielding new information about how ancient people lived.


News coverage | Social Science:  Historic skulls suggest head injuries led to early death

The first historic study of risk of death linked to the survival of skull fracture was recently conducted by an international research team.


ASU archaeologist to speak on work at ancient city

Sarah Graff, archaeologist and Honors Faculty Fellow at Barrett, the Honors College, at Arizona State University, has been excavating at the ancient city of Al-Baleed for two years.


Discoverer of 'Lucy' to speak in Tempe to mark 40th anniversary

Donald Johnson, Arizona State University Institute of Human Origins founding director, will speak at the Tempe Center for the Arts about the 40th anniversary of his historic discovery.


ASU faculty, students assess Navajo Nation land use planning

Residents of the Navajo Nation's Black Mesa Chapter met with community leaders and ASU faculty and students for a “visioning session” – one element of a two-year collaboration.


Anthropology expert tapped to accelerate social science research at ASU

Renowned cultural anthropologist H. Russell Bernard has joined Arizona State University as the director of the Institute for Social Science Research.


Hugh Downs celebrates unveiling of memorabilia collection at ASU

Hosting Hugh Downs at an event to showcase his generous donation of his memorabilia to ASU's communication school presented an opportunity for faculty and staff to interact with the person for whom their school is named and to reaffirm their commitment to the field of communication.


Passion for music, global health drives ASU graduate

This fall, Cecilia Chou will graduate from ASU with bachelor's degrees in global health and music performance. She's been selected as a Dean's Medalist, and will be given special recognition at the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences convocation ceremony.


ASU undergrads win Circumnavigator Awards

Arizona State University undergrads Annie Carson and Nirali Patel have been named 2015 Circumnavigator Award winners.

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