July 05, 2015

Social Science


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.


News coverage | Social Science:  The relationship between religion, migration: ASU professor explains

ASU religious studies professor Leah Sarat talks about the relationship between religion and migration in Mexico and the United States.


Remembering Donald Morris, ASU's first bioarchaeologist

Arizona State University professor emeritus Donald Morris passed away at his home Aug. 30, 2014. He was 85.


ASU celebrates 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall

ASU students commemorate the fall of the Berlin Wall through a host of lectures, events and student activities.


Research | Health Solutions | News coverage | Social Science:  ASU researcher offers some good news about Ebola

The wave of Ebola sweeping over West Africa is not moving as quickly as many previous epidemics, according to Arizona State University associate professor Gerardo Chowell-Puente.

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