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Tuesday, May 04, 2021
Test Gods with Nicholas Schmidle

Test Gods is an epic story about extreme bravery and sacrifice, about the thin line between lunacy and genius. Most of all, it is a story about the pursuit of meaning in our lives—and the...

Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Can Alternative Meats Bring The Heartland More Than Burgers?

The rise of alternative meats—either plant-based or lab-grown—could bring huge benefits for the environment, public...

Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Amanda Ripley, High Conflict

Many books attempt to make sense of the polarization and division that have consumed American politics in recent years, but Amanda Ripley's HIGH CONFLICT examines why so many people in their daily...

Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Sedona Forum 2021: Defending Democracy - Welcome Kickoff

Defending Democracy: Global Voices from the Frontlines

The Sedona Forum provides a unique opportunity for U.S. and world leaders to have informal, face-to-face discussions...

Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Sci-Fi TV Dinner Small Bites: The Mailbox with Louis Yin and Diane Wong

Our Science Fiction TV Dinner series is going virtual for 2020-2021, to help keep our community safe during the pandemic. We’re shifting the format slightly, presenting Science Fiction TV Small...

Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Ask an Ambassador: Devils in the Details Interview with Amb. Polt

The ASU Ambassador-in-Residence provides international affairs support across the full range of ASU enterprises, starting and ending with our students. Ambassador Polt is available for monthly ...

Thursday, April 22, 2021
Patrick Radden Keefe, Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty

A grand, devastating portrait of three generations of the Sackler family, famed for their philanthropy, whose fortune was built by Valium and whose reputation was destroyed by OxyContin, by the...

Wednesday, April 21, 2021
A Blueprint for Ending White Supremacist Violence

White supremacist violence in the United States is not new, but in recent years, it has become a top national security threat. In October 2020, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security concluded...

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
How Will We Learn in the Future?

Amidst breakneck technological change, social upheaval, and environmental emergency, we need to rethink learning and education to prepare humanity to meet the challenges of a complex future. This...

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Do Inventors Bear Responsibility for the Effects of Their Inventions?

Every year scientists who have made great inventions receive Nobel Prizes recognizing their “benefit to humankind.” Yet for all the profound ways scientific progress has impacted our lives, many...

Wednesday, April 07, 2021
Achieving Digital Equity in India, Pakistan, and Beyond

Digital inclusion is about having the right access, skills, motivation and trust to confidently go online. Today’s network infrastructure is the lifeline on which much of modern life depends....