May 23, 2015

School of Social Transformation


New book questions conventional wisdom on religion, secularism, gender

If you support women's rights, does that mean you are secular? A new book edited by ASU professors Linell Cady and Tracy Fessenden questions that assumption.


'Young Lakota' film addresses activism, reproductive rights, sovereignty

The greater ASU community is invited to attend a pre-screening of the documentary feature film "Young Lakota," which examines the lives of three young people from the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota and their journey through a political storm.


ASU welcomes Armenian scholars in women and gender studies

Four scholars from Armenia's Yerevan State University are in-residence this semester at ASU, part of the USAID/HED-funded partnership, "Gender Equity and Women's Empowerment in Armenia."


Building coalitions for labor, social justice focus of ASU Ethnic Studies Week

The new and creative coalitions that are bringing unions, immigrant communities and communities of color together to achieve social change will be the focus of ASU's fourth annual Ethnic Studies Week events.


Graduate students | News coverage | Social Science:  Doctoral student named New Mexico 'Luminaria'

Carnell Chosa, an ASU doctoral student and a member of Jemez Pueblo, is one of 10 New Mexico "Luminarias" for 2013, selected for making a "profound difference in their communities."


ASU welcomes 5 new American Indian Scholars to faculty

New faculty members are part of ASU’s continuing efforts to foster diversity and inclusion, along with its commitment to the Native American community.


Regents' Professor Simon Ortiz awarded international prize for poetry

Simon Ortiz, a Regents' Professor of English and American Indian Studies at Arizona State University, has been selected to receive the 2013 Golden Tibetan Antelope International Prize for 2013.


Indian Education in Arizona: A Report

New research sheds light on the diverse experiences of Native American students in Arizona.


Engineering | Diversity | Community partnerships | News coverage | Social Science:  CompuGirls, Intel show girls what it looks like to be an engineer

A field trip to Intel's Embedded Design Center shows 60 girls from under-resourced Phoenix area school districts what it looks like to be an engineer.


Two noted mentors receive distinguished teaching awards

Miguel Aguilera and Cornelia Wells have been chosen to receive this year's Zebulon Pearce Distinguished Teaching Award and Outstanding Lecturer or Instructor Award by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at ASU.

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