April 19, 2015

Social Science


ASU to celebrate new Comparative Border Studies Program

The community is invited to a ceremony and lectures, Oct. 13, to officially launch ASU's new Comparative Border Studies Program, affiliated with the School of Transborder Studies.


'Making Friends in Cyberspace' co-author wins award

ASU professor Kory Floyd recently won the 2011 Charles H. Woolbert Research Award from the National Communication Association for a paper that examined cyberspace relationships.


Global health student begins medical training in the 'real world'

ASU global health student Blake Thomson is not only a new member of Phi Beta Kappa, but also an aspiring doctor who has already embarked on the path to his dreams of making the world a better place.


From field to lab: Exhibition covers 30 years of research

Explore what Institute of Human Origins scientists have discovered, through an interactive, multifacted museum exhibition in the Museum of Anthropology.


Researchers examine 'pseudoscience' of single-sex schooling

Social science researchers have found that there is no well-designed research that demonstrates that single-sex schools improve student's academic performance.


Professor unveils new resource for social entrepreneurs

ASU professor Vanna Gonzales and students have launched an online resource to help social entrepreneurs realize their vision.


Anthropologist empowers communities through research

For Shauna BurnSilver, an ecological anthropologist at ASU, the most valuable social science research combines strong science and real partnerships in a collaborative process.


Untangling the human family tree one branch at a time

ASU researchers are using new technologies to solve classic evolutionary puzzles.


Social Science:  Raising co-op awareness on campus

ASU assistant professor Vanna Gonzales and student Gene Kendricke Sanchez were featured in an article that explores why America's vast co-op economy is off the radar on most college campuses.


Book examines domestic laborers in US

ASU professor Mary Romero will share from her book "The Maid's Daughter: Living Inside and Outside the American Dream" in a free reading at Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe on, Sept. 16.

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