Ceremonies and rituals are more than inspiring speeches, bright decorations and rousing music. They stir special emotions that come from milestones celebrated meaningfully and well. College and university graduations are, of course, no exception.
Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions
New brochure offers guidance about sex trafficking, exploitation of children receiving special education services
A new brochure from an Arizona State University research center is designed to increase awareness of the particular vulnerability to sex trafficking of children receiving special education services.
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.
Six Arizona State University programs including business, management and public administration were ranked top 25 in the world by ShanghaiRanking’s 2022 Global Ranking of Academic Subjects.
Published annually by ShanghaiRanking Consultancy, an independent organization dedicated to research on higher education intelligence, programs are ranked in 54 subjects across five disciplines including natural sciences, engineering, life sciences, medical sciences and social sciences.
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.
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.
In 2005, Arizona State University’s then-six-year-old Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation was looking for ways to strengthen its already highly effective abilities to recruit and prepare diverse leaders for the nonprofit sector.
An Arizona State University lab has received a new state grant to study how the COVID-19 pandemic affected efforts to find missing and murdered Indigenous persons.
The lab, Research on Violent Victimization, is headed by criminology and criminal justice Professor Kate Fox. In 2020, Fox’s ASU team researched an increase of cases of missing and murdered Indigenous women.
A new federal grant is supporting Arizona State University researchers’ efforts to learn how well culturally grounded parenting programs help prevent harmful behaviors among urban American Indian adolescent children.
Unlike those who work in retail or restaurants, tourism professionals not only need to interest people in their product; sometimes they have to convince them to travel a long distance for it.
And if they happen to be Indigenous peoples eager to welcome visitors to tribal lands, they may be further challenged to successfully attract audiences to places that are often more difficult to reach than those near major infrastructure and transportation corridors.