March 30, 2015



ASU awards scholarships for sustainability leadership degree

Arizona State University will award a limited number of $15,000 Walton Sustainability Executive Scholarships to mid-career professionals applying to the Executive Master's for Sustainability Leadership program.


Sustainability | News coverage | Life Science:  Wilderness Act still works 50 years later

This September, environmentalists will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Wilderness Act. ASU's Ben Minteer argues that the act works remarkably well after all these years, and should not be changed.


Author Margaret Atwood to discuss creative writing, science at ASU

Internationally renowned novelist and environmental activist Margaret Atwood will visit Arizona State University this November to discuss the relationship between art and science, and the importance of creative writing and imagination for addressing social and environmental challenges.


'Ecology Explorers' bring environmental education to low-income communities

Ecology Explorers, an after-school education program, helps low-income children understand and appreciate the environment around them.


ASU Wrigley Institute board member to chair economic council

William McDonough, member of the board of directors of the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability at Arizona State University, has been appointed chair of the World Economic Forum's Meta-Council on the Circular Economy.


Research | Sustainability | News coverage:  ASU professor discusses the future of water in Arizona

Dave White discusses how potential water shortages could affect Arizona, in both short and longer terms.


ASU partners with US Virgin Islands on renewable energy projects, education

Arizona State University is partnering with the U.S. Virgin Islands to assist in the development of renewable energy practices in the island territory, as well as invigorate the renewable energy market and expand upon energy education.


ASU researcher leads biodiversity workshops around the world

Arizona State University research professor Dave Pearson holds frequent biodiversity workshops for Latin American children, adults and university students.


Scientists call for preservation of disappearing grasslands

Before widespread urbanization and poor agricultural practices, grasslands covered North America. Today, many of the four major types of grasslands have sustained extensive damage, and some are in danger of disappearing completely.


ASU, NGA to address national security risks of climate change

ASU was selected for a competitive, five-year award of $20 million by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency to launch a research partnership to explore approaches for anticipating and mitigating national security risks associated with climate change.

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