May 06, 2015

School of Social Transformation


President’s Professors advance anthropology, indigenous research and education

Two ASU professors in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will be named 2014 President's Professors on April 18 at the Faculty Excellence Awards.


ASU students work to revolutionize loan repayment

Shaving down college student loan debt while still in school could soon be an option for ASU and other U.S. university students, thanks to the efforts of a team of ASU innovators.


Dean's medalists to graduate with opportunities ahead

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences students selected as Dean’s medalists will graduate in May with diplomas in their hands and opportunities ahead.


Rethinking race, class with civil rights attorney Lani Guinier

Civil rights attorney Lani Guinier, the first African-American woman appointed to a tenured professorship at Harvard Law School, will deliver the A. Wade Smith Memorial Lecture on Race Relations at ASU, April 16.


Favorable climate change facilitated rise of Mongol Empire study finds

A new study, co-authored by ASU visiting professor Nicola Di Cosmo, asserts that the rise of the Mongol empire can be directly attributed to favorable climate change.


Scholar to discuss 'moving beyond the asterisk' for American Indian students

Leading American Indian scholar Heather Shotton will explain how universities can help American Indian students succeed during a talk, April 10, at ASU's Tempe campus.


ASU student earns research fellowship in religion and conflict

First-year ASU student Erin Schulte has earned a competitive fellowship in the Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict to grow her understanding of how religious ideology plays out in conflict and human rights issues around the world.


Education | Science | News coverage:  How schools discourage some girls from pursuing STEM

Young women from historically marginalized populations are frequently excluded from STEM opportunities because of low expectations by teachers and family members, argues Kimberly Scott, associate professor at ASU.


Global studies student gains new perspective in UAE

ASU global studies major and Gilman Scholar Kamra Sadia Hakim finds career opportunities while studying abroad in the United Arab Emirates.


'Food justice' focus of Local to Global Justice Festival

ASU's 13th annual Local to Global Justice Forum and Festival serves up a weekend of free workshops, panels, youth activities and film screenings focused on issues of food justice.

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