April 20, 2015



Listen(n) Symposium promotes sustainability through sound

Arizona State University's Listen(n) Symposium – a series of panel discussions, musical performances and art installations – aims to open our eyes to the issues of sustainability by opening our ears to the sonic environment.


Sustainability | Public service | News coverage:  ASU professor comments on lack of sustainable eating in US

A new survey from the National Geographic Society and consulting firm GlobeScan shows that humans are eating healthier diets, but not necessarily in a sustainable way.


Future of indigenous peoples, sustainability addressed at groundbreaking conference

Leaders from throughout the world came to Tempe, Arizona, to share their insights on indigenous people and sustainability.


ASU conference explores green growth approach to global sustainability

Beginning Oct. 8, scholars and practitioners from Arizona State University and abroad will convene for a transcontinental conference aimed at reinventing the path to sustainable development.


Global water expert to discuss resource management at ASU lecture

Sandra Postel, director of the Global Water Policy Project and water expert, will present the 2014 Flinn Foundation Centennial Lecture presented by Barrett, the Honors College at ASU.


ASU, USAID fellowship program to address global development challenges

A new partnership between Arizona State University and the USAID will position ASU graduate students to confront the most pressing issues faced by the developing world.


Employment high for ASU sustainability alumni

A recent Arizona State University School of Sustainability report shows 73 percent of undergraduate and 88 percent of graduate students are currently employed in sustainability jobs.


Exhibition advances sustainability through art

"Trout Fishing in America and Other stories" captures the efforts of conservation biologists in the Grand Canyon while raising important questions about environmental stewardship and sustainability.


Award helps ASU advance urban, environmental solutions

Signaling a new chapter in its study of urban systems, the Urbanization and Global Environmental Change project – hosted by Arizona State University's Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability – has received a significant award from the Future Earth initiative.


Growing Phoenix's urban forest offers cooling potential

A partnership between ASU researchers and the City of Phoenix evaluated the city's urban heat island mitigation strategies and found that increasing tree cover could provide significant benefits in temperature reduction.

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