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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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Arizona State University’s School of Public Affairs has climbed to No. 2 in the U.S. and No. 4 globally for research on public administration, according to the 2020 Shanghai University Academic...Read more

Meghna Sabharwal, who received her PhD in public administration from ASU’s School of Public Affairs (SPA) in 2008, was recently promoted from associate professor to full professor at the...Read more

Evgenia Gorina, who received her PhD in public administration and policy in 2013 from ASU’s School of Public Affairs (SPA), was recently promoted from assistant professor to associate professor at...Read more

Oscar Hernandez’s efforts to help meet the educational needs of undocumented students earned recognition from ASU when he was named a 2017-2018 Spirit of Service Scholar, an honor bestowed...Read more

Donald Siegel , Foundation Professor of Public Policy and Management and director of the School of Public Affairs (SPA), has been elected dean of the Fellows of the Academy of Management (AOM)....Read more

Belinda Escalante is the youth transition director for Opportunities for Youth (OFY). She received master’s degrees from ASU’s School of Social Work (SSW, policy, administration and community...Read more

A specialist in Christian ethics from the Union Theological Seminary in New York City will join the ASU faculty in August as the first holder of a visiting professorship in religion and public...Read more

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

Marisa Von Holten’s Arizona State University journey took some unexpected...Read more

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

Anna Salas believes her life experiences led her to public service....Read more

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

Some people take online quizzes to find out what movie star they most...Read more

A political scientist specializing in public administration and public policy will be joining the School of Public Affairs (SPA) faculty in January 2021.

Susan Miller comes to ASU from the...Read more

Throughout the more than half century since he received his bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University, Geoffrey Gonsher dedicated his life to public service in a career of unsurpassed...Read more

Two graduating students in the doctoral program at ASU’s School of Public Affairs (SPA) each have accepted a faculty position at a major U.S. research university, SPA Director Donald Siegel...Read more

Four Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions graduate programs rose in U.S. News and World Report’s 2021 rankings , according to an announcement this week. The college's School of...Read more

Professor Daniel Schugurensky, co-director of the Participatory Governance Initiative in the ASU School of Public Affairs, was invited to address the Center for Studies in Government and Public...Read more

By Mark J. Scarp

Citing it as the best in the Southwest, Intelligent.com has ranked ASU’s Master’s in Public Policy (MPP) degree program seventh best in the nation, based on its excellence...Read more

Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego talked about her job — that it’s very rewarding but involves dealing with criticism — and encouraged students to sign up for city internships in a recent impromptu talk...Read more

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2019 commencement .

Ashley Funneman was a case manager and crisis intervention specialist working in a...Read more

Thousands of scientists are hard at work across the country, but their innovations don’t always make it out of their labs. A professor at Arizona State University has been tapped to co-chair a...Read more

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