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Chris Herbst says that running 55 miles at a time can be so brutal that he enters a state he calls “the pain cave.”

Herbst , a faculty member at Arizona State University, is an...Read more

A civics education program engaging K–12 students as key decision-makers in the Arizona K–12 schools’ budgeting processes will be honored in October with the Arizona State University President’s...Read more

Two Arizona State University School of Public Affairs professors began work this fall in national leadership positions in prestigious research and education organizations.

Mary Feeney , a...Read more

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...Read more

Families providing round-the-clock care to infirm veterans or military members will have volunteer respite caregivers to help them for another three years, as a federal agency renewed funding for...Read more

More than 220 students will receive bachelor’s degrees this month from Hainan University-Arizona State University International Tourism College (HAITC) in the southern Chinese city of Haikou....Read more

Amid the many challenges of the pandemic, student workers at ASU’s Knowledge Exchange for Resilience (KER) collaborated to drive use-inspired research and develop innovative solutions to make our...Read more

President Joe Biden’s proposed American Families Plan would spend $1.8 trillion on several programs, including universal preschool education and funding for child care.

Currently, working...Read more

Geoffrey Gonsher has no doubt collected his fair share of accolades during a public-sector career that has spanned more than five decades serving four Arizona governors and several Phoenix mayors...Read more

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2021 graduates .

Tiffany Thornhill remembers deciding to pursue degrees in the fields...Read more

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2021 graduates .

Cyrus Commissariat grew up in Los Angeles but moved to Arizona when...Read more

ASU’s graduate programs in public administration and public policy, offered by the School of Public Affairs (SPA), rose six spots to No. 13 in the nation, up from No. 19 last year, according to...Read more

Kelsey Wilson was an inquisitive child whose many questions shaped her view of the world.

“My family knows I have pondered, ‘What is just?’ my entire life,” said Wilson, a 2018 ASU dual-...Read more

Unlike countries with parliamentary systems, where governing with pluralities rather than majorities is the norm, the United States has only two major parties, meaning usually one or the other is...Read more

Legacy Corps, a national organization based at Arizona State University that provides caregiver support services for veterans and military families, has welcomed Phoenix-based Hospice of the...Read more

Three recent graduates and a senior at Arizona State University have won prestigious fellowships offered by the U.S. Department of State.

Tatum James and Jacqueline White Menchaca, both...Read more

When Kathryn Sorenson was director of water services for the city of Phoenix, she was in charge of a massive infrastructure that included 7,000 miles of pipeline.

When she needed...Read more

Incoming freshmen are offered many opportunities to become acquainted with their new educational, social and residential environments, all designed to prepare them to have the best possible...Read more

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable fall 2020 graduates .

Injustice has always spurred April Karina...Read more

David Calloway was honest about his maroon-and-gold credentials.

He graduated from the ASU School of Public Programs, the former name of Watts College...Read more

While she was an ASU student, Erin Rugland was so concerned about issues involving the environment, policy and justice that she was always finding...Read more

New ways to measure how China influences global affairs will be explored by a team of scholars including School of Public Affairs Professor Ethan Kapstein in a three-year research project funded...Read more

Lily Hsueh, a School of Public Affairs assistant professor and ASU senior sustainability scientist, has received the American Association of University Women ’s (AAUW) 2020-21 American Fellowship...Read more

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...Read more

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...Read more

While American schoolchildren were learning at their kitchen tables and bedroom desks in the spring, parents and K-12 educators grappled with the lack of home internet access for many of them....Read more

Once they’ve finished their last school science course, many people only will get information about science from the news media, which likely learn about study results or discoveries through...Read more

High school sports were fun, but as far as Arizona State University alumnus Andrew Hanus is concerned, participating in track, wrestling and football did not make him an athletic titan.

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