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Thunderbird School to open new state-of-the-art global headquarters during 75th anniversary celebration

After two and a half years since its groundbreaking ceremony — and construction throughout a pandemic — the new home of Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University is ready to open its doors.

Celebrating and honoring Thunderbird’s historic past, the new global headquarters will embrace the future, redefining how a global management school should operate.

Climate activism at The College

In honor of Earth Month, The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University is highlighting work throughout its academic units and centers that addresses climate change from multiple perspectives. Scholars in the humanities, natural sciences and social sciences are researching innovative solutions for a healthier, more sustainable planet. 

The best of both worlds: Design and theater students work together on recent production

One of the great things about the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University is the chance for designers and artists from different fields to work together.

Students from The Design School and the School of Music, Dance and Theatre recently collaborated to create the lobby displays for the ASU Theatre production of “the living’life of the daughter mira.”

ASU day of philanthropy surpassed last year's total gifts to support students, faculty

This month, Sun Devil supporters donated more than 4,300 gifts to support Arizona State University programs and students and faculty, surpassing last year’s total of 3,700 gifts.

Sun Devil Giving Day raised more than $825,000 on March 17 for donor-selected causes through online, offline and Aramark point-of-sale transactions at ASU dining and retail locations.

Watts College earns high marks in US News rankings

Graduate programs at Arizona State University’s Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions are among the best in the nation, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings, including a No. 1 designation for the emergency management and homeland security program, a No. 12 designation for the School of Public Affairs and a No. 28 designation for the School of Social Work.

School of Molecular Sciences celebrates the life and science of C. Austen Angell

On March 3, the Arizona State University School of Molecular Sciences held a special event to remember and celebrate the life and science of longtime faculty member and colleague (Charles) Austen Angell, who died in March 2021.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the event was postponed until this year, when hundreds of colleagues, family and friends from 14 different countries were able to come together at ASU and online to honor Angell’s life and legacy.

Rhodes Lecture speaker: Innovation, adaptability keys to the future of higher education

Innovation, adaptability and the ability to compete in an ever-expanding market will be keys to the future of higher education in America, according to Arthur Levine, Distinguished Scholar of Higher Education at New York University, who shared his views in the 2022 Rhodes Lecture presented by Barrett, The Honors College at Arizona State University.

Stanlie James on rights for women, people of color and her journey to higher education

Stanlie James, a professor emeritus and former vice provost of inclusion and community engagement at Arizona State University, is a lifelong learner and advocate for women’s and Black issues in the U.S. and beyond. 

In preparation for the March 30 webinar "Black Women in Higher Education: A Conversation with Stanlie James," the School of Social Transformation sat down with James to talk about her career milestones, academic passions, research and more.

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