March 04, 2015

School of Social Transformation


ASU professor begins National Science Foundation post

ASU professor Marjorie Zatz is headed to Washington, D.C., for a two-year assignment as director of the National Science Foundation's Law and Social Sciences program.


Regents' Professor discusses women's rights, race, reproduction

Sally Kitch talks about the intersection of gender and race, attempts at creating utopian egalitarian societies, and the challenges women face in balancing work and family.


Ceremony recognizes outstanding Hispanic students

ASU's recent Hispanic Convocation ceremony graduated hundreds of students and recognized the achievements of two outstanding future leaders.


ASU film festival tackles environmental, other human rights

The question of who owns water is addressed by the documentary "Flow," one of nine films to be shown during ASU's second annual Human Rights Film Festival, which coincides with Earth Day.


Professor awarded top AERA research honor

Alfredo Artiles, recognized as a thought leader in special education and educational equity, will be honored for the highest quality scholarship to appear in its peer-reviewed journals in 2011.


Professor's body of scholarship is focus of Rutgers conference

Thirty years of scholarship by ASU professor Mary Romero is the organizing focus for a conference at Rutgers-Newark on April 12.


Alumni | News coverage | Social Science:  Alum comments on Trayvon Martin shooting as hate crime

ASU alumnus Donald Tibbs says 911 call from Zimmerman sounds as if racial epithet was said.


Cultural conservation: keeping languages alive

Languages have a history of being lost in the United States. However, when Native Americans begin to lose their languages, it is a fundamentally different matter.


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.

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