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Pull carbon out of the air, make money from it and save the human race. Speeding up that process and creating a large-scale economic sea change was the topic of a panel hosted by Arizona State University on Thursday night at the Barrett & O'Connor Center in Washington, D.C. A financier, a businessman, a policy expert and the inventor of...
Arizona State University is pleased to announce the permanent establishment of the Rob and Melani Walton Sustainability Solutions Service, furthering the institution’s efforts to become a global leader in sustainability education and applied research. The solutions service will serve as the umbrella entity for all the programs previously seed-funded in earlier investments by Rob and Melani Walton through their charitable...
Some people learn about what’s going on in the world around them by turning on cable news or scrolling through their Twitter feed. This past summer, Arizona State University political science senior Alexandria “Daisy” Maese took a much different approach through ASU’s Capital Scholars Program . Like other Sun Devils enrolled in the summer internship program, Maese spent nine weeks...
Arizona State University's Center on the Future of War ’s Center Student Research Fellows program provides juniors and seniors the opportunity to conduct research, publish their work and interact with scholars and experts working in the field of international security. Through the center’s partnership with New America, a think tank in Washington, D.C., ASU students are able to work with...
What else do science and technology PhD students do when they graduate besides work in the academy? According to the Distinguished Awards office of Arizona State University's Graduate College, some join the legislative and executive branches of government, and others should be interested in following suit. For example, ASU alum Mary Hannah Schultz helped a U.S. senator make sound policy...
Arizona State University has a secret weapon: Distinguished military leaders who have served at the highest levels at home and abroad advise President Michael M. Crow on matters of national significance or importance. Crow recently asked ASU’s Flag Officer Advisory Council , experienced in complex strategic planning, operational management and leadership and character development, to expand their duties. This semester...
For Alec Guthrie, a graduate student pursuing an MA in global security at Arizona State University, the past couple of years could not have been more different than what he envisioned when he came to campus as a freshman. Like many students, it took Guthrie time to discover his academic calling, first exploring majors in biology and physical science before...
The National Science Foundation has awarded a $1.5 million Smart and Connected Communities grant to a team of researchers at Arizona’s three public universities to develop a network that integrates existing technologies and crowdsourced data to improve real-time knowledge of flooding and enhance communication during flood events. The Integrated Flood Stage Observation Network (IFSON) will capitalize on a number of...
Nearly two decades after the devastating events of Sept. 11, the United States is still waging a war on terror. In the compelling documentary “ Legion of Brothers ,” we meet a group of soldiers who were among the first American special operations forces to put boots on the ground in Afghanistan following the attacks — some of whom continue...

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