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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...

Cyrus Commissariat and Alexis Sammon have been active in educating and motivating fellow Arizona State University students to register to vote. This fall, they’re taking their focus on civic...

For the past two years, the Center for Child Well-Being at Arizona State University has intensively examined the impact of incarceration on families...

Editor’s note: This story is being highlighted in ASU Now’s year in review. ...

Seven faculty members at the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions received promotions for the 2020-2021 academic year. The college now has two new full professors, two new...

We sit down with Professor Edward Maguire of ASU's School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, a nationally known expert on police...

As K-12 schools prepare for reopening, coronavirus safety protocol isn't the only issue that school officials are debating.

Schools across the nation are announcing reforms that could...

When people are incarcerated, their families also suffer, surrounded by shame and stigma. Especially little kids.

Sometimes, children will make up stories to explain why their parent isn’t...

When your field involves scholars originally trained in one of nine major disciplines, how do you promote interdisciplinary research around pressing social problems?

To tackle this...

Arizona State University has a very strong commitment to indigenous communities, in particular the Native American tribes in Arizona. The university’s efforts to provide access to higher...

Maricopa County Department of Public Health, Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University are embarking on an ambitious project to better understand the prevalence and spread of COVID-19 cases in the...

Six ASU students – five of whom are enrolled in ASU’s Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions – began work this fall as interns helping to ease the burdens of those experiencing...

As the COVID-19 pandemic began to make a stronghold in Arizona, Arizona State University employees began fighting back — by answering urgent calls for help and, often, by taking on completely new...

Arizona State University offers more than 800 fully accredited undergraduate and graduate degree programs — not to mention more than 270 minors and...

Thousands of surgical masks donated to Arizona State University are helping keep people from spreading the novel coronavirus, thanks to a generous gift by Hainan University (HNU) in China. The...

Two faculty members at ASU’s Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions will use a new $1.3...

It’s been a turbulent 2020, with a pandemic, continuing social unrest and an economic recession. How to make sense of it all?

Colleen Wessel-McCoy, a specialist in Christian ethics, is...

The ongoing protests over racism in the United States have fueled conversations about the role of policing, including demands for officers to focus on “de-escalating” situations before they become...

An Arizona State University associate professor of criminology and criminal justice will use a $200,000 National Science Foundation grant to assess risks of COVID-19 infection among incarcerated...

As awareness of racial injustice has broadened this spring and summer, reading lists have been shared to help increase people's understanding of our nation's past and present — including one in...

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