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ASU faculty among top female scientists in the world

For the first time, Research.com has published a list of the top 1,000 female scientists in the world. Four of them are faculty at Arizona State University.

“We are painfully aware that academic research is still a predominantly male profession, and we believe that female scientists deserve an equal chance to be represented and praised for their achievements,” the site states.  

ASU welcomes more than 4K Earned Admission students

For Shannon Lauritsen, a 33-year-old hair stylist in Nashville, Tennessee, going to college was a lifelong dream. But for her, like others, the traditional high-school-to-college path was challenging. 

“I struggled to focus and succeed in high school,” Lauritsen says. “I even had a guidance counselor laugh at my desire to apply to college. After high school, I attempted a few semesters in community college, which proved even more challenging for me at the time. It significantly impacted my GPA.”

Past meets future: Humanities students engage with WWI history through virtual reality

“Welcome to the front line of the war.”

Looking around, students in Victoria Thompson’s HST 130 course, The Historian’s Craft, found themselves in No Man’s Land: the treacherous, muddy tract besieged by shelling that separated the Allied and German trenches during World War I.

“Put yourselves in the mindset of a soldier who has just arrived. Think about your motivation for joining up. What do you think about what you see around you?”

Reengineering the education experience

Engineering heavily influences our daily lives and is a rapidly evolving field of study. How can higher education ensure future engineers are prepared for this growing field? To efficiently fulfill the engineering demands of tomorrow, future professionals need the right knowledge and skills, and also to represent diverse backgrounds and perspectives to contribute inclusive ideas.

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