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Arizona State University’s Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes (CSPO), a research unit of the Institute for the Future of Innovation in Society, has once again been named one of the top 10 think tanks for science and technology policy in the latest edition of the University of Pennsylvania’s “Global Go To Think Tank Index.” This is the third consecutive...
Ellie Perez, an alumna of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University, was born in Veracruz, Mexico. But since moving to Phoenix with her parents as a toddler, you could say she has had a lifetime of firsts in Arizona. After getting a work permit through the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in...
A Mars-orbiting camera designed and controlled at Arizona State University is the key ingredient in a project that will place a giant map of Mars on display on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., this spring. To create the map and bring it to Washington, ASU graduate student Jonathon Hill has received a $10,000 grant from the American Geophysical Union,...
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...

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