August 28, 2015

Social Science


Social Science:  Professor gives advice on complaining to your boss

Jeffrey Kassing of ASU's New College offers advice for those looking to successfully lodge a complaint in the workplace.


Session offers details on master's degrees from New College

You can talk to the academic directors of New College's four master's programs during a Jan. 12 info session.


ASU in top tier in social sciences world rankings

ASU is ranked 23rd in the world when it comes to social sciences, according to the Center for World-Class Universities.


ASU math mentor meets Obama in Oval Office

Carlos Castillo-Chavez, a mathematical epidemiologist at ASU, was among a small group of mentors honored by President Obama in a White House ceremony Dec. 12.


News coverage | Social Science:  Gallab book is focal point for global discussion on Sudan

Professor Abdullahi Gallab's new book is serving as the launch point for a global discussion about the failure of Sudanese statehood.


Global health program brings the world to undergraduate

Continually adding to her long list of accomplishments, ASU's Mirna Hodzic is a self-proclaimed xenophile with a voracious appetite for knowledge.


Students create their own congressional districts

Just as Arizona's Independent Redistricting Commission works to draw new congressional districts, students on the West campus have been using computer software to devise their own versions of those districts.


Research | News coverage | Social Science:  ASU study on Neanderthal extinction sparks interest

Paleoanthropologist Bence Viola of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, was “intrigued” by computational modeling done at ASU that spanned 1,500 Neanderthal generations.


Archeologists investigate Ice Age hominins' adaptability to climate change

Computational modeling at ASU that examines evidence of how hominin groups evolved culturally and biologically in response to climate change during the last Ice Age also bears new insights into the extinction of Neanderthals.


Obama awards mentoring honor to ASU math program for underrepresented students

ASU's Mathematical and Theoretical Biology Institute has received the 2011 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring.

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