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New graduates often wonder how much of what they learned while in school will translate into their careers. Ricky Duran didn’t have to ponder that question; he devoted his capstone project to...

Melissa Abramowicz, 2021, MA, EMHS, Watts College, ASU, Red Cross

Melissa Abramowicz’s career had literally already taken off by the time she enrolled in the Master of Arts degree program in emergency management and homeland security (EMHS) at ASU. She had been...

They may have been delayed a year, but Arizona State University is ready to go for gold at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, which open July 23.

There are 20 Sun Devil athletes competing in Tokyo,...

An academic leadership role hadn’t really crossed Megha Budruk ’s mind before the Watts College of...

For over a decade, Jonathan Koppell, dean of the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions, has been a transformative leader for ASU....

As school districts around the country ramp up to welcoming students back in person full time, the National...

Like everything else, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused upheaval in the criminal justice system, with disruptions in trials and outbreaks among incarcerated people.

A new research paper by...

Felicia Ganther’s higher education career spans more than a quarter century and includes a PhD degree from Arizona State University. On July 1, that career took a major step forward as Ganther...

The challenge to take on the intersecting crises of our times — from the COVID-19 pandemic to the climate emergency to the struggle for social and racial justice — is at the core of a new...

Likening her situation to a new coach taking over an already winning sports team, Kelly Bricker is becoming director of the highly successful...

For the second straight year, a program of Arizona State University's School of Social Work will receive the...

Although metro Phoenix may not always be a top destination during Arizona's hot summer months, cooler destinations in the state are — like the Grand Canyon, ranked third by...

Compilation image with the five Fall 2020 outstanding graduates on the top half and the five spring 2021 graduates on the bottom half

Graduates of the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions during the 2020-2021 school year will forever remember it as the year of COVID-19. Despite the many challenges posed by the...

Watts College, sign, Arizona State University

For many, managing chronic pain means getting a prescription for some form of opioid medicine, despite the documented risks. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, two out...

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of...

The Graduate College has announced the recipients of its inaugural Graduate College Staff Awards for Excellence. Established to recognize the prodigious role Arizona State University staff members...

Friends and family members of a grieving person often will advise them to talk to a counselor, to “keep busy” or engage in some other activity they think will help. They want to see that...

Cynthia Lietz , a President’s Professor of social work who has served as vice dean since 2016,...

More than 2.7 million American children are directly affected by the current incarceration of a parent or loved one. Many of them, as well as their relatives and peers, lack the resources to deal...

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