College of Integrative Sciences and Arts

Snakes, drugs and rock and roll to converge at medical symposium

If you thought Shark Week was something to fear, here comes Venom Week.

In the Valley of the Sun, snakes, spiders, scorpions, Gila monsters and poisonous toads are a part of our daily reality, sometimes turning a normal walk or hike through the desert into an obstacle course. But did you know their venom has played a crucial part in some of the biggest groundbreaking drugs of the last half-century?

ASU historian says to examine our past, take responsibility for our future

A middle-aged woman with dark auburn hair was the last person to ask Brooks Simpson, Foundation Professor of history at Arizona State University, a question after he delivered the first Gabor S. Boritt Lecture on June 12 at the annual Civil War Institute Summer Conference at Gettysburg College.

She tilted her head back to speak into the microphone that was slightly above her head. Her voice was weary, her frustration palpable.

Educating the force

The U.S. Naval Community College (USNCC) announced the selection of Arizona State University as its partner for the Pilot II organizational leadership associate degree program June 28, highlighting a newer area of collaboration between ASU and the Department of Defense.

ASU veteran and mental health advocate to address College of Integrative Sciences and Arts graduates

Shawn Banzhaf turned 50 earlier this year, and he said the milestone birthday has made him more reflective.

Banzhaf, assistant director of student success in the Pat Tillman Veterans Center at Arizona State University, has been thinking about all of his life experiences so far, and how he can use them to help others.

Research, initiative, volunteerism define ASU grad's pre-med preparations

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2022 graduates.

Knowing early in life that becoming a physician was her calling, Nandini Mishra began volunteering in hospitals as a sophomore in high school to immerse herself in medicine — a field that she said fulfills her desire to give back to the community.

‘Making the impossible commonplace’: Expat in Libya earns 2nd ASU degree

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2022 graduates.

Like many students who choose to complete Arizona State University degrees online, Asmaa Khalifa had life responsibilities to juggle while completing her master’s degree that many of her classmates could identify with: Parent, homeschooler of her three children, caregiver to an elder.

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