Many of us know that disaster befell Native Americans after their initial contact with Europeans. But it might surprise some to know that it is still occurring with indigenous societies around the globe.
In her new book, "Contested Terrain: Reflections with Afghan Women Leaders," Arizona State University Regents' Professor Sally Kitch seeks to shed light on the role Western intervention has played in the fate of Afghan women.
University presidents, faculty, international leaders and experts convened at ASU to discuss the role that higher education and research institutions play in advancing quality of life, sustainability and economic development in the Arizona-Sonora region.
Open-access imagery is changing the face of archaeology, and that may not be a good thing. The May issue of Discover magazine takes a look at this phenomenon and enlists the expertise of an ASU archaeologist to help size up the problem.
Using the very tools that often keep children indoors, an ASU student team created a fantasy-sports gaming website and app with perks earned by exercise – one of three winning teams in a university-wide competition aimed at tackling obesity in children.
Empowering students to become leaders in their communities' policymaking and effecting positive change is the goal of the ASU Pueblo Indian Doctoral Program, which is about to see its inaugural class graduate on May 11.