July 30, 2015

Social Science


ASU professors' passion for history wins them prestigious fellowships in Berlin

History professor Monica Green and art history professor Corine Schleif share the honor of being the first two Berlin Prize Fellows chosen from Arizona State University.


News coverage | Social Science:  Controlled contact key to protecting isolated tribes

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.


ASU student's online program helps children of divorce cope

Children of divorce can now enroll in an online program created by an Arizona State University alumnus to help them with their emotions during their parents’ breakup.


Regents' Professor delves into plight of Afghan women in new book

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.


Experts discuss need for cross-border collaborations in higher education, research

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.


News coverage | Social Science:  Google Earth solves and creates problems for archaeologists

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.


ASU students create innovative solutions for childhood obesity challenge

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.


Global health student connects local Ethiopian women with health care

By the time Hana Alkahlout graduates from Arizona State University this May with her bachelor's in global health, she will have already positively impacted the health of her community.


ASU's 1st Pueblo Indian doctoral cohort ready to make a difference in their communities

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.


ASU professor to investigate 'intellectual migration' between India, US

As a Fulbright-Nehru Senior Scholar, ASU professor Wei Li will spend a few months each in 2016 and 2017 looking deeply into patterns of migration between the United States and India.

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