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    Watts College features some of the best schools in the nation

    Watts College has the #5 ranked school of criminal justice in the nation, as well as top rated programs in public affairs and social work.

    Learn more
  • Watts College features some of the best schools in the nation

    Watts College has the #5 ranked school of criminal justice in the nation, as well as top rated programs in public affairs and social work.

    Learn more
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October 7, 2020

Our Initial Plan to Advance an Anti-Racist Watts College

Our Watts College community remains deeply concerned about our faculty, staff and students of color. The killing of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and the shooting of Jacob Blake are tragedies that underscore the need to grapple with the ever-present legacy of racism, white supremacy and discrimination in our nation. The violence against Black and Indigenous communities must end. We mobilize now with a renewed sense of urgency to advance racial justice in our local communities and the nation. We stand in solidarity with our Black faculty, staff and students and affirm that Black Lives Matter.   Continue reading...

Research at Watts College

The Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions leads the university in the production of research that has system-wide and largescale impact on a myriad of social, behavioral, economic, and political challenges. Through rigorous applied research, we are developing solutions with the potential to better our response to pressing issues and positively impact our communities locally, nationally and globally.

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News

Six students in ASU’s Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions are getting firsthand experience in public service fields as members of the 2020-21...

Arizona State University President Michael Crow honored members of the ASU community during the 2020 President’s Recognition Ceremony, which was held virtually on Oct. 7.

The annual event...

Domestic violence was already considered an epidemic long before COVID-19 impacted the world, but the pandemic has caused...

Arizona State University sophomore Halle Aquino was born in 2001, on the heels of 9/11. Just 11 years later, when she was in sixth grade, 26 people tragically died in the Sandy Hook Elementary...

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About the Watts

The Watts College name reflects a generous gift made by Mike and Cindy Watts as an investment in our diverse and mission-driven student body who do not wait to graduate until they make a difference in the communities that they serve.

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