Lecture to address question of progressive bias in the media

According to some national media commentators, there is a growing concern about the potential dangers posed by major media outlets which, they argue, are led by a progressive bias.

They refer to these newsrooms as “woke media" and increasingly voice their criticism about how left-leaning biases might create ideological conformity and represent threats to America’s democracy.

ASU climate scientists featured in YouTube film with Pope Francis

The world is under threat. 

A warming climate, disappearing rainforests and dying corals impact populations around the world, and the solutions to these challenges will require members of society to come together. 

A new YouTube Originals documentary titled "The Letter: A Message For Our Earth" centers around the Laudato Si’ — an encyclical letter written by Pope Francis in 2015 to the world, calling for collective action to tackle the environmental crisis and find solutions.

Creating the future cybersecurity workforce

Cyberspace was once a place that seemed far removed from everyday lives — an abstract world or an online realm we logged into.

Fast forward to today and the world lives in cyberspace — from light bulbs and locks in our homes to our cars and cellphones. Just as we need people to maintain the security of the physical spaces where we live, we also need humans to maintain the security of cyberspace.

National book month: Good reads from the Sanford School

October is National Book Month, a time to appreciate the joys of reading and writing. In the words of Stephen King, "Books are a uniquely portable magic." 

The T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics at Arizona State University is home to avid bookworms and faculty authors. From fantasy fiction to real-world case studies and textbooks, read below to discover a few recommended favorites and faculty-written works.