August 03, 2015

Social Science


Global health student plans career of service in native Zimbabwe

A MasterCard Foundation Scholar at Arizona State University, one of Charity Bhebhe's ultimate goals is to open and oversee more modern and effective health clinics in her hometown of Plumtree, Zimbabwe.


Citizenship in India not gender-neutral, ASU professor asserts

ASU's Natasha Behl uses the term "exclusionary inclusion" to describe the situation for women in the world's largest democracy.


New ASU degree to expand knowledge of American culture

The School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies announces the start of a new master's degree program in American Studies beginning in fall 2015.


ASU faculty, staff encouraged to apply for 2015 President's Awards

University teams working on projects that advance ASU’s goals and aspirations to create dramatic, positive change should submit their projects to be considered for one of the 2015 President’s Awards.


Many women in poverty blame motherhood, bad relationships

ASU professor Kristin Mickelson conducted research shedding light on women's perceptions of their reasons for struggling to make ends meet.


Lecture focuses on preserving stories in the digital era

Samip Mallick, co-founder and executive director of the South Asian American Digital Archive, will speak about the archive in a lecture, Oct. 21, at Arizona State University.


Rapid interventions key to preventing Ebola outbreak

A new study shows that in order to avoid the spread of Ebola and far worse scenarios, quick and forceful implementation of control interventions are necessary.


Town Hall Debate to focus on marijuana legalization

This year's Town Hall Debate focuses on an especially relevant topic, as efforts are under way for a voter initiative that would legalize marijuana in Arizona.


Anti-bullying effort partners with ASU

Arizona State University is taking an active stance against bullying with the creation of the Dion Initiative, which will develop evidenced-based and easily replicable programs to address this pressing problem in our nation's schools.


ASU brings degrees to Gila River Indian Community

Individuals who work with young children on the Gila River Indian Community are earning their bachelor's degrees without having to commute to metro Phoenix, thanks to a collaborative program with Arizona State University.

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