Diversity

Fuel for the future

Most people who fill up their gas tanks give little to no thought about where the gas comes from, or the effort it takes to get it to the pump.

An online program at Arizona State University, which just celebrated its “tin anniversary," is devoted to this mission.

Summer academy provides hands-on STEM experiences for children of migrant farmworkers

Faculty and staff from the School of Molecular Sciences provided hands-on laboratory activities and interacted with high school students in Arizona State University's Migratory Student Summer Academy, hosted by the School of Transborder Studies.

The academy is a state-funded program that provides instruction about STEM content and careers, helping migratory students develop leadership, confidence and critical thinking skills in a residential camp setting.

ASU South Asia expert poised to make global impact in new role

South Asia — the geographic region composed of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka — is home to the largest Muslim population in the world. Though nearly one-third of all Muslims reside in the region, existing scholarship is underdeveloped and often misrepresents and obscures the richness and diversity of Muslim identities and experiences.

Cronkite professor honored for diversity and media research

Sharon Bramlett-Solomon has devoted more than three decades to researching diversity and media issues, including the workplace environment and experiences of journalists of color in the news industry.

An associate professor at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University, Bramlett-Solomon was recently recognized for her decades of work as the 2022 recipient of the Lionel C. Barrow Jr. Award for Distinguished Achievement in Diversity Research and Education. 

Pride Month: Summer reading list

June is Pride month, a time to commemorate the people, places and events that have catalyzed change for the LGBTQ community.

Arched by the story of the Stonewall Uprising of 1969, the monthlong observance calls attention to LGBTQ culture — including artists, creators and authors — and that can be an affirming space for members of the LGBTQ community, especially among young people still struggling with identity and acceptance.

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