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Arizona State University political science alumnus Mark Kerrigan was the recipient of the inaugural Social Science Distinguished Alumnus Award that will be given out annually by the social sciences dean, Elizabeth Wentz . The award is given to an alumnus from the social sciences who personifies the ASU Charter through significant contributions to society, business and commerce and their communities...
Arizona State University continues to build on its educational offerings at the Barrett & O’Connor Washington Center in Washington, D.C., with a new Master of Arts program for those looking to lead in a career in international affairs. The Master of Arts in international affairs and leadership , offered by the School of Politics and Global Studies, will empower students...
Choosing your major out of high school can be a daunting task, especially when a school like Arizona State University offers more than 350 undergraduate majors. To help with the decision of which program to choose, Vi Ho pulled architecture out of a hat and declared it as her major. Originally from Chandler, Arizona, Ho is now a junior at...
The United States has always been in the race to be the best; only now, the race has more competitors. The U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Science, Oceans, Fisheries, and Weather explored the topic Tuesday, saying that the country’s edge on global competitiveness is challenged daily by countries like China, which have bolstered investments in science and technology. Sethuraman "Panch" Panchanathan...
When Lillian Keyes visited Washington, D.C., from Poughkeepsie, New York, on Friday, she didn’t know she would have the opportunity to visit Mars as well. Keyes found the Red Planet “eye-catching.” “Everyone was very friendly,” she added. On Friday and Saturday, strollers and tourists on the National Mall in Washington could look at the world’s largest map of the surface...
The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University has announced that it will be the first law school in the United States to offer programs focused in both Indian Gaming and Tribal Self-Governance as part of its Indian Legal Program (ILP) . Tribal initiatives have successfully addressed challenges that echo from repudiated federal policies. ASU Law is...
Jessica Salow was 27 when she started her undergraduate degree at Arizona State University, and she already had a number of years of experience as a paralegal prior to her first year in The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. After taking history in a general elective course, Salow chose it as her major; she thought it would be the...
Arizona State University students have access to some of the greatest minds working in academia today. They include Pulitzer Prize winners, Nobel laureates, MacArthur Fellows and Regents Professors, among other talented scholars. And at the ASU Barrett and O'Connor Washington Center , they have the opportunity to learn from and be mentored by five current and former U.S. ambassadors. ASU...
Serving abroad for the Peace Corps. Pledging money to sponsor clean drinking water in developing countries. Working an election booth to ensure fairness. All of these are prime examples of showing humanity. Unfortunately, there is no shared language to define human rights. A new civic engagement awareness campaign launched by the McCain Institute for International Leadership in Washington, D.C. ,...

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