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Feeling the pinch from inflation

People aren’t just feeling pain at the pump these days — they’re feeling it all over. From gas to groceries, from cars to cough drops, consumers are paying more for almost everything and getting less in return.

With inflation at a 40-year high, the cost of consumer goods and services are up almost 7% from the previous year.

ASU's criminal justice online graduate degree program ranks in US News' top 10

The online master’s degree program in criminology and criminal justice at Arizona State University continues for an eighth consecutive year as one of the nation’s top 10 such courses of study, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings announced. The online Master of Arts degree program earned a No. 7 ranking for 2022.

ASU’s No. 7 ranking is higher than those of the University of Cincinnati, the University of Nebraska-Omaha, the University of Central Florida and the University of Oklahoma.

Prominent writers contemplate role of sports in Black masculinity

Can participating in sports keep a young man out of trouble?

That was a question asked by Ken Shropshire, CEO of the Global Sport Institute at Arizona State University, who moderated a wide-ranging conversation with two prominent Black writers on Thursday.

“You can’t ask that of two people who have been prison,” replied Reginald Dwayne Betts, one of the writers.

5 who work for social justice honored with MLK awards at ASU

The legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. reminds us to cultivate integrity in our lives along with happiness, according to Neal Lester, the founding director of Project Humanities at Arizona State University.

“I’m continually trying to respond to his call for maintaining integrity and truth that he framed as justice, peace and the social transformation and reclamation of our individual and shared humanity,” said Lester, a Foundation Professor of English at ASU.

New School of Public Affairs professor of practice served as Afghan ambassador to China

Javid Qaem’s career path has taken him near and far, not merely geographically, but in the many ways that he has served.

A medical doctor from Afghanistan, he came to the United States to study at Arizona State University’s School of Public Affairs. A few years later, he was his country’s ambassador to China. Now he is back at ASU, where he is a School of Public Affairs professor of practice.

Cox Collaboratory launches pilot project to help ASU transition to smarter vehicle fleet

Last year, the Cox Connected Environments Collaboratory began working with ASU to help the university further its sustainability goal to become "climate positive." This means ASU is working toward a net positive impact, a business approach that allows the university to give back to society, the environment and the economy.

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