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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.

Report: Highly partisan US election administration should become nonpartisan to preserve democracy

If you were to read through the electoral code of any particular state, you might imagine finding a dry recitation of rules for how elections should be conducted to ensure a fair and impartial outcome.

You would be wrong, writes an ASU professor of public affairs and three other authors in a new report.

ASU Cronkite School wins top honors at Hearst Journalism Awards

Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication placed third overall in the 2021–22 Hearst Journalism Awards program and scored in the top five in writing, photojournalism and television categories.

The program, often referred to as the Pulitzers of college journalism, holds monthly contests for writing, audio, television, photojournalism and multimedia reporting, culminating with a national championship competition in those categories in late spring. 

ASU rank for research in public administration rises to No. 6 in world

Arizona State University has climbed to new heights in ShanghaiRanking’s 2022 Global Ranking of Academic Subjects, named No. 6 in the world for public administration research, up from No. 10 in 2021, according to a recently released report. ASU also ranks No. 2 among U.S. universities, up from No. 4 last year.

GRAS and ShanghaiRanking Consultancy examined 200 universities worldwide that conduct public administration research. The prestigious ranking places ASU ahead of Harvard, Columbia and Yale universities.

Missouri professor named new director of ASU School of Criminology and Criminal Justice

A criminal justice professor at the University of Missouri-St. Louis will be the new director of Arizona State University’s School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions Dean Cynthia Lietz announced today.

Beth M. Huebner, who starts work at ASU Jan. 3, 2023, also will be the inaugural Watts Endowed Professor for Public Safety.

8 winners of prestigious Flinn Scholarship choose ASU

Eight Flinn Scholars, winners of the state’s most prestigious scholarship, have chosen to become Arizona State University Sun Devils this fall semester.

The eight incoming first-year students, among 20 Flinn Scholars statewide, will be in Barrett, The Honors College at their respective campuses. Five will be based on the Tempe campus, two at the Downtown Phoenix campus and one at West campus.