May 22, 2015

Social Science


ASU team unlocks clues in unidentified human remains

ASU researchers venture to "Body Farm" to solve cases of unidentified bodies using isotopic analysis for insight into the diet and birthplace of the deceased.


Global health student, alum named Fulbright scholars

Two close friends – undergraduate global health student Eva Jeffers and Allison Weidemann, who graduated last December with a master's in global health – will continue to expand their understanding of the world with Fulbright scholarships.


Annual race relations lecture to discuss policing of African-American men

Walter R. Allen, distinguished professor of education and sociology at UCLA, will discuss the policing of African-American men on college campuses at the 20th annual A. Wade Smith Memorial Lecture on Race Relations.


Students counter violent extremism with social media

Students in ASU professor Steven Corman's Countering Violent Extremism class are banding together to counteract the proliferation of cyber-terrorism with a social media campaign of their own.


Exhibit explores forensic anthropology through migrant deaths

"Speaking for the Dead: Exploring Forensic Anthropology" combines ASU faculty research, interactive displays, artwork and multimedia presentations in an experience designed to engage visitors on multiple levels.


Festival celebrates contemporary Native culture

Native Now, celebrating contemporary Native culture, will be held April 11 at ASU's Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve.


Conference to focus on prison education awareness

Arizona State University's Prison Education Awareness Club invites the public to learn about a different type of classroom – one enclosed by walls, fences and prison bars.


ASU historian tells story of Civil War through those who lived it

In his co-edited anthology "The Civil War: Told By Those Who Lived It," Arizona State University historian Brooks Simpson explores the bloody conflict in detail.


Research | News coverage | Social Science:  Study shows city growth appears the same since ancient times

Large urban centers tend to be laid out similarly, and according to a recent study, they also tend to follow the same patterns of growth – and have since ancient times.


The impact of obesity stigma: ASU professor seeks solutions

As one of the world's leading researchers of obesity stigma and co-director of Mayo Clinic-ASU Obesity Solutions, Alexandra Brewis Slade hopes to change the lack of awareness of the impacts of obesity stigma and fat shaming.

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