April 20, 2014

School of Social Transformation


Unchained: Alum launches nonprofit to fight sex trafficking

Passionate about helping sex trafficking's youngest victims, Jamie Roberts launched the nonprofit Unchained just a few months after graduating and starting her career.


Education | Diversity | Social Science:  Improving college completion rates for Native students

Bryan Brayboy, co-director of ASU's Center for Indian Education and associate professor of culture, society and education in the School of Social Transformation, commented on some of the challenges American Indian/Alaska Native students face on college campuses.


Doctoral Enrichment fellows excel in communicating research across disciplines

Fifteen ASU doctoral students in diverse fields of study are participating in Diversity across the Curriculum, a class that equips them with the skills for transdisciplinary collaboration and effective communication of their research to the community.


Graduate fellowship winners inspired by diversity course

Can a team of graduate students in three diverse fields brainstorm a solution to the problems of marginalized and culturally oppressed communities around the world?


Kenney named dean of social sciences

Patrick Kenney, director of The Institute for Social Science Research, has been appointed dean of social sciences.


Education | Social Science:  Brayboy discusses issues in indigenous education

Professor Bryan Brayboy was interviewed on Seattle's KING-5 news about issues in indigenous education.


Education | Social Science:  Professor: No Child Left Behind disappoints in Indian Country

American Indian and Alaska Native children have not made as much progress in reading and math under the No Child Left Behind Act, according to an article published by Indian Country Today.


Public intellectual Martha Nussbaum to speak on human rights and women

Martha Nussbaum, one of the nation's leading philosophers, will speak on "Human Rights and Women," March 15, in the College of Law Great Hall.


Ms. Magazine taps faculty for online teaching expertise

Recognized for developing successful online programs in women's studies, ASU women and gender studies faculty were selected to lead a national workshop for Ms. Magazine.


Center announces international fellow on religion, gender and human rights

Zilka Spahić-Šiljak, who has been named a Luce International Fellow by the Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict, will serve a March residency at ASU.

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