Events & News

News

President Donald Trump has masterfully used the rhetoric of the "deep state" to divide Congress and the public and to deflect attention away from himself, according to David Rohde, a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist and current ASU Future Security Fellow at New America . “I have concluded there is not a ‘deep state’ as Donald Trump defines it, or...
For the first time in decades, Indians were able to see the Himalayan mountain range through the skies from their homes. Last week, Los Angeles had some of the cleanest air in the world. These are only two examples of how the global pandemic is affecting our environment — and how we think about climate change. The connection between the...
The Arizona State University character-driven leadership program based in Washington, D.C., has found a new chieftain. Mark Green. Photo courtesy of U.S. Agency for International Development. ASU President Michael M. Crow and board chair Cindy McCain announced Thursday that Ambassador Mark Green will serve as the new executive director of the McCain Institute for International Leadership at ASU’s Barrett and...
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2020 graduates . In May, Mackenzie Saunders, an Ahwatukee native, will graduate summa cum laude with Bachelor of Science degrees in justice studies and politics and the economy and a certificate in socio-legal studies . A graduate of nearby Desert Vista High School in Ahwatukee Foothills,...
In a society where both trust in and engagement with the media are at historic lows, newsrooms across the country face a new and possibly critical threat — COVID-19. As local news organizations worry about closing their doors permanently due to the effects of a global pandemic, who will provide communities with relevant updates at a time when the public...
In this time of social distancing, people are finding new ways to stay busy without common forms of entertainment such as shopping malls, movie theaters or gyms. Creativity has become the norm in living everyday life. This form of imagination was front and center during “When Crises Unleash Your Imagination,” a Future Tense webinar co-hosted by ASU, New America and...
“Baby Shark,” the viral children’s song that became the postseason anthem of the Washington Nationals , may be unforgettable, but it’s also inaccurate. Despite what the catchy music video suggests, female sharks are often larger than male sharks, according to Arizona State University postdoctoral researcher and marine conservation biologist David Shiffman . And the cute animation is symptomatic of a...
Arizona State University has much to celebrate in our nation’s capital, especially since opening the Barbara Barrett and Sandra Day O’Connor Washington Center more than two years ago. On Feb. 26, ASU hosted a celebratory reception at the Longworth House office building on Capitol Hill to mark the impact the university has made in Washington, D.C., while bringing together those...
Every year since 2004, Arizona State University has seen enrollment numbers go up in STEM disciplines , which is why the university is helping shape coast-to-coast conversations about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning inside and outside the classroom, especially in major museums. On Feb. 26, ASU’s Consortium for Science, Policy, and Outcomes co-sponsored an event with the Association...

Pages