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Craig Calhoun, the world-renowned social scientist and former director and president of the London School of Economics and Political Science, has joined Arizona State University as University Profe

Benigno Canze smiles and extends his hand as a woman approaches his table at a welcome reception held June 22 at the Maricopa County Security Building ballroom in downtown Phoenix.

College was never a certainty for Frank Smith III, a first-generation college student and former foster youth.

John Field is one of the first School of Public Affairs students to take the 4+1 program to complete a Bachelor's and Master's in 5 years.

A team of five students, including one from Arizona State University, tied for second place in the 2018 NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition

Assistant professor Akheil Singla goes on the record with WalletHub.com.

U.S. News and World Report ranked Arizona State University’s graduate degree programs within the College of Public Service and Community Solutions among some of the best in the nation.  

This month, the Participatory Governance Initiative, part of the School of Public Affairs, brought together 250 attendees from over 15 countries for the Innovations in Participatory Democracy

The task? Stop an infectious disease from spreading throughout a four-country fictitious world. And do so in limited time with teammates you’ve just met.

Christopher Frias will attend the Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) junior summer institute fellowship at Carnegie Mellon University this summer.
Government managers from around the country came to ASU in January for a unique leadership training experience.
ASU Regents' Professor's research is diverse array — sports, science, values.

Arizona State University welcomed the first cohort of its new executive master of public administration program last week, bringing together a diverse group of emerging public service leaders.

After graduating with master’s degree in public policy this fall, Megan Drazek begins work as an auditor at the Arizona Office of the Auditor General in January.

The 350 graduates who participated in Arizona State University's College of Public Service and Community Solutions Convocation received more than recognition for their degrees Tuesday night at Come

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement.

Frank Smith III, an Arizona State University senior majoring in political science and public policy, is one of 43 students nationwide who have been awarded the Marshall Scholarship to pursue gradua

Students collaborate with students in other disciplines on real-world projects

The Environmental Protection Agency is partnering with Arizona State University’s Sustainable Purchasing Research Initiative, or SPRI, on a website designed t

Regents’ Professors are the elite of the academic world.

A team approach to scientific research can lead to groundbreaking results. It can also end with colleagues never working together again.

Jobs will change but people are in control, Johnson tells State of Our State Conference

Joanna Lucio has been named associate dean of academic affairs for the Arizona State University College of Public Service and Community Solutions.

It started with a headline: “We asked six political scientists if Bernie Sanders would have a shot at the general election.”

The Volcker Alliance unveiled their new report: "Truth and Integrity in State Budgeting" at a press conference on November 2.

Frustrating. Exhausting. Rewarding.

Arizona State University opened its first permanent location in China this week as part of a partnership to offer degrees in tourism.

Ramona Denby-Brinson is a professor and associate dean of research for the College of Public Service and Community Solutions.

Becca McCarthy entered the Cyber 9/12 Student Challenge because she wanted to gain more experience with policy outside of her classes. She got that and more.

Salvador Ortega is an ASU Online student with Arizona State University's College of Public Service and Community Solutions who lives in Franklin, Tennessee.

Federica Fusi will give a 10-minute presentation on her work to deans and school directors who could potentially hire her after graduation.

American Cities and the Politics of Party Conventions is available from SUNY Press.

Donald Siegel is the new director of the School of Public Affairs in the College of Public Service and Community Solutions at Arizona State University.

A former ambassador to NATO, he will work with both sides of urgent, deadly conflict

Arizona State University’s School of Public Affairs has been ranked no. 5 in the U.S.

Researchers launch campaign to publicize best practices in 'green purchases'
The ASU School of Public Affairs sponsored five MPA candidates to attend the 2nd annual event.
MPA graduate Jiaqi Li traveled to D.C. for the national meeting.
Congratulations on our faculty promotions, retirements and welcome to our new faculty.

Aristotle Jefferson Aquinde always dreamed of being the first one in his family to earn a college degree, but had serious doubts about

The School of Public Affairs is proud to announce the publication of Dr. Ethan B. Kapstein's new book.

Arizona State University researchers are working to enhance the public value outcomes of conservation science research.

Dorian Sanchez Ruiz is graduating with a master's in public administration.

If there’s a checklist for a career in public service, Blaise Caudill has all the boxes marked with three asterisks next to his name.

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement.

Master of Public Administration student Kristen Ayers was nominated for an Outstanding Achievement and Contribution Student Award, given annually by the ASU Commission on the Status of Women (CSW).

News and accomplishments from the School of Public Affairs

Azfar Nisar, a 2016 graduate of the School’s doctoral program, has been awarded the prestigious Best Dissertation Award from the Public and Nonprofit Division of the Academy of Man

Kelsey Wilson plans to make her mark in education. Not as a teacher, but as an advocate. She’s well on her way.

At the intersection of two bachelor’s degrees in political science and journalism plus a Master of Public Policy, an Arizona State University alumna pursued a career path in the public affairs and

At the intersection of two bachelor’s degrees in political science and journalism plus a Master of Public Policy, an Arizona State University alumna pursued a career path in the public affairs and

Arizona State University's School of Public Affairs is helping the city of Phoenix improve its impact on the environment by suggesting ways to make better eco-friendly purchasing decisions.

The School of Public Affairs is helping the city of Phoenix improve its impact on the environment by suggesting ways to make better eco-friendly purchasing decisions.

Imagine New York without cabs or Beijing without bikes. Imagine city neighborhoods without roads or buses. Now imagine ordering a T-shirt online and having it delivered via flying drone.

A collaboration between two students in the School of Public Affairs won the best paper award at the College of Public Service and Community Solutions Second Doctoral Conference.

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2016 commencement.

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2016 commencement.

In 2015, the Volcker Alliance conducted an evaluation of three state’s budgeting practices.

In 2015, the Volcker Alliance conducted an evaluation of three state’s budgeting practices.

The Fall semester was full of accomplishments and highlights for our faculty and students. Here's a glimpse at what we're celebrating this semester.

Dominic Papa, representing The Institute for Digital Progress, the nonprofit smart city solutions partner to the City of Phoenix at this international conference, highlighted the exciting smart cit

The city of Phoenix recently paid $14,000 to renew its membership in the Local Government Research Collaborative, which unites research, innovation and solutions to help solve local government prob

The No. 1 ranked university for innovation by U.S. News and World Report is now offering an Executive Master of Public Administration degree that features a Washington, D.C. component.

Betrayal and Conquer, An American Story of Courage and Resilience

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The No. 1 ranked university for innovation by U.S. News and World Report is now offering an Executive Master of Public Administration degree that features a Washington, D.C. component.

From research on local government to global carbon emissions, ASU’s School of Public Affairs was well represented by faculty and stude

The ASU School of Public Affairs congratulates our school director and a board member of our Alliance for Innovation partnership on th

Brooke Wheeler (‘16) was an intern with the Maricopa County Treasurer’s Office as part of the Maricopa County Leadership and Education Advancing Public Service program where she designed and implemented a records management program that resulted in a savings.

This is the first of a three-part series examining the work that ASU is doing in the realm of water as a resource in the arid West. We’ll explore solutions, but first we look at the current situation and how we got here.

The Federal Aviation Administration released new rules regulating commercial drone use last week.

As an Arizona native with nostalgic ties to Arizona State University, alumna Jovanna Anzaldua has a long family history at the university.

The same month that Andrew Hanus finished serving six years in the U.S. Air Force, he began his undergraduate degree program at Arizona State University.

Kevin Desouza, Foundation Professor in the School of Public Affairs shares findings from the #IdeasToRetire project: that government is stymied by outmoded ideas and can do better.

Arizona State University alumnus Andrew F. Ortiz is a recipient of the prestigious 2016 Ellis Island Medal of Honor.

First Friday attracts thousands of people to Roosevelt Row in downtown Phoenix each month.

Mahalia Newmark says the strong women in her life inspired a paper that won the Vine Deloria Jr. Student Paper Competition at the Western Social Sciences Association Conference in April. 

Helping others is a quality that resonates in Imelda Ojeda.

Fourteen current students, faculty and alumni from the ASU School of Public Affairs presented their research at the annual American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) conference.

EDITORS NOTE: The purpose behind this story is to highlight innovative teaching methods that make a difference in the classroom.

Arizona State University’s education and public affairs graduate programs broke into the top 15 and joined the university’s law school and fine arts program in jumping to higher spots in the latest

On Saturday, February 27, the School of Public Affairs served as the Southwestern host for the 2016 NASPAA Student Simulation Competition.

Beginning in mid-June, Arizona State University will host 50 of Africa’s brightest emerging leaders for six-week academic and leadership institutes sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.

Shawn Novak is an associate clinical professor in the School of Public Affairs, part of the College of Public Service and Community Solutions at Arizona State University.

Join the nation’s premier graduate program in urban management leadership—a selective fellowship combining an MPA with a two-year management internship. Applications due Feb. 22.

As the application deadline for the Arizona State University School of Public Affairs Marvin Andrews Fellowship in Urban Management approaches, current Fellow Craig Dudek reflected on what the Fellowship has meant to him.

Remember for whom you work when you enter a career in public service.

Arizona’s newest lawmaker is a social work and community advocate from Tempe and a graduate of the College of Public Service and Community Solutions.

A participatory democracy is different than a representative democracy in that citizens are directly involved in the political decisions and policies that affect them.

More than 250 graduates will walk across the stage this fall as part of Arizona State University's College of Public Service and Community Solutions fall convocation.

On December 3 ten ASU students completed semester long internships with various Maricopa County, Arizona governmental agencies as part of the MCLEAPS

On December 3-5, 2015 the Participatory Governance Initiative of Arizona State University (ASU) hosted the 4th International Conference

Catch up on the latest research and community engagement news from the School of Public Affairs fall 2015 magazine.

The School of Public Affairs is honored to be a regional host for NASPAA’s Second Annual Student Simulation Competition.  On Saturday, February 27 graduate students from NASPAA schools across the U

David Swindell, associate professor and director of the Center for Urban Innovation, was awarded the NASPAA Public Service Matters Spotlight Award at the annual conference last week.

ASU’s School of Public Affairs is part of a unique partnership that blends research and innovative practice for local government management. 

David Swindell is part of a team of 50 researchers from 15 institutions led by ASU professors to investigate how cities can endure and bounce back from storms like Joaquin, Sandy and Katrina.

Arizona State University students Andrew Sypher and Zachary McCutcheon traveled to Harvard University last week as part of a national effort fostering youth political engagement.

Couple endow directorship for first program to integrate civilian and military leadership training for service-oriented undergraduates

As the climate in the Southwest becomes hotter and drier, water will become an ever more precious resource, demanded by people with competing interests.

It’s the first day of classes at Arizona State University. You are a first-year professor. Your goal: to be that valued instructor who meets each individual’s needs. 

“You are a part of the solution.”

Twenty-five young community leaders from Africa recently spent six weeks in Arizona for intensive hands-on education and leadership training with the ASU College of Public Service and Community Sol

The greater Phoenix-metro area and its government will soon become a lot more technologically advanced, and Arizona State University alumnus Dominic Papa is helping to usher in this tech transforma

FiveThirtyEight, an award-winning political news blog, published an article highlighting anaylsis by Chris Herbst, an associate professor in the School of

Ed Pastor grabs a white board marker and begins to write on a conference room wall.

The rapid growth of technology will impact our lives in meaningful ways.

In the not-too-distant future, it will become commonplace to see a car drive by with no one at the wheel. Or perhaps no one inside at all.

A cohort of more than 50 professionals from the Department of Child Safety recently received their Certified Public Manager credential through a program offered by Arizona State University’s Bob Ra

Google revealed its first self-driving car at the company’s California headquarters earlier this year.

Google revealed its first self-driving car at the company’s California headquarters earlier this year.

You’ve heard the stereotype of ticket scalpers – that they’re lone wolves waiting to prey on people with overpriced access to the events we want to see.

Pretty accurate, right?

The only diploma hanging on the wall in Barry Bozeman’s office is from Palm Beach Junior College.

When Frank Smith got into trouble growing up, he was made to pay a peculiar penance.  

ASU student Will Novak has a plan to beautify the 181 miles of canals that run through Phoenix.

An innovative partnership between Arizona State University and the Heard Museum in Phoenix is giving Native American students the opportunity to gain professional experience before they graduate by

Last year, students at Phoenix Union Bioscience High School got an unusual opportunity.

Last year, students at Phoenix Union Bioscience High School got an unusual opportunity.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, driving under the influence of marijuana and other drugs is on the rise in the United States, as well as the number of fatal crashes

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, driving under the influence of marijuana and other drugs is on the rise in the United States, as well as the number of fatal crashes

The upcoming ASU Annual Public Finance Conference, March 12-13 in downtown Phoenix, will bring together experts from around the country to explore innovations in public finance.

The upcoming ASU Annual Public Finance Conference, March 12-13 in downtown Phoenix, will bring together experts from around the country to explore innovations in public finance.

Susan Clark-Johnson, former executive director of Morrison Institute for Public Policy, a professor of journalism at Arizona State University and a longtime journalist who capped her storied career

Chris Herbst spent countless hours tracking down, reading and analyzing thousands of pages of government documents as part of his research on a World War II program that provided quality, low-cost

Susan Clark-Johnson, former executive director of Morrison Institute for Public Policy, a professor of journalism at Arizona State University and a longtime journalist who capped her storied career

Chris Herbst spent countless hours tracking down, reading and analyzing thousands of pages of government documents as part of his research on a World War II program that provided quality, low-cost

Finding new and innovative ways to deliver public services is a challenge for many city and county managers, especially if it involves partnering with another government, nonprofit or company.

Recovery does not equal resiliency.

Finding new and innovative ways to deliver public services is a challenge for many city and county managers, especially if it involves partnering with another government, nonprofit or company.

Recovery does not equal resiliency.

The research of Arizona State University public affairs professor Christ Herbst was featured by the White House during its summit on early childhood education Dec. 10.

The research of Arizona State University public affairs professor Christ Herbst was featured by the White House during its summit on early childhood education Dec. 10.

Four outstanding graduates of Arizona State University’s College of Public Programs are on a mission to effect change across the spectrum of public service.

Four outstanding graduates of Arizona State University’s College of Public Programs are on a mission to effect change across the spectrum of public service.

Mary Feeney enjoys teaching undergraduate students about nonprofits. After all, the tax exempt organizations are an important part of American society.

Mary Feeney enjoys teaching undergraduate students about nonprofits. After all, the tax exempt organizations are an important part of American society.

Jordan Bates, doctoral student in applied mathematics and research associate at the Center for Policy Informatics at Arizona State University, was part of the winn

Jordan Bates, doctoral student in applied mathematics and research associate at the Center for Policy Informatics at Arizona State University, was part of the winn

Maria Harper-Marinick and Sharon Megdal were named Morrison Institute Distinguished Fellows at the State of Our State Conference and Luncheon, Friday, Nov. 7.

The Kyl Center for Water Policy at Arizona State University’s Morrison Institute for Public Policy was officially launched Nov.

Maria Harper-Marinick and Sharon Megdal were named Morrison Institute Distinguished Fellows at the State of Our State Conference and Luncheon, Friday, Nov. 7.

The Kyl Center for Water Policy at Arizona State University’s Morrison Institute for Public Policy was officially launched Nov.

Despite the defeat of two recent ballot measures and continued heavy spending by the food industry to avoid required labeling of genetically modified foods, activists continue the push forward.

Despite the defeat of two recent ballot measures and continued heavy spending by the food industry to avoid required labeling of genetically modified foods, activists continue the push forward.

In his 2013 State of the Union address, President Obama said that through a collaborative effort among the United States and its allies, the ability to end extreme poverty within the next two decad

In his 2013 State of the Union address, President Obama said that through a collaborative effort among the United States and its allies, the ability to end extreme poverty within the next two decad

Arizona State University has received a $750,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation to establish the American Experience Initiative – a multi-platform collaborative model for cross-cultural educa

Arizona State University has received a $750,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation to establish the American Experience Initiative – a multi-platform collaborative model for cross-cultural educa

Researchers in the College of Public Programs’ Center for Policy Informatics (CPI) have been awarded two $10,000 seed grants by Arizona State University’s

Researchers in the College of Public Programs’ Center for Policy Informatics (CPI) have been awarded two $10,000 seed grants by Arizona State University’s

As massive military action in the war on terror takes a turn toward retrenchment, threats to national and global security are not dissipating.

As massive military action in the war on terror takes a turn toward retrenchment, threats to national and global security are not dissipating.

Results from a study of a Smart Communities grant show what happens when a concentrated effort is made to educate residents of low and moderate-income communities about the power of the Internet an

Results from a study of a Smart Communities grant show what happens when a concentrated effort is made to educate residents of low and moderate-income communities about the power of the Internet an

Heat killed 139 people in Arizona in 2013. The best way to reduce that number is to be prepared.

Heat killed 139 people in Arizona in 2013. The best way to reduce that number is to be prepared.

Armed with undergraduate degrees in molecular biosciences and biotechnology, political science and international studies from Barrett, the Honors College at Arizona State University, Nisarg Patel i

Armed with undergraduate degrees in molecular biosciences and biotechnology, political science and international studies from Barrett, the Honors College at Arizona State University, Nisarg Patel i

The promise of technology-driven, “smart” cities offers a genuine opportunity to improve the livability of the world’s cities, but the challenge of financing infrastructure updates can be daunting.

The promise of technology-driven, “smart” cities offers a genuine opportunity to improve the livability of the world’s cities, but the challenge of financing infrastructure updates can be daunting.

The evolution of the U.S.-China relationship requires a deeper understanding between the two nations – particularly a greater awareness of histories and cultures.

The evolution of the U.S.-China relationship requires a deeper understanding between the two nations – particularly a greater awareness of histories and cultures.

Modern cell phones automatically track their battery temperatures – providing a data source with potential as vast as the number of cell phone users.

Modern cell phones automatically track their battery temperatures – providing a data source with potential as vast as the number of cell phone users.

Almost 20 years ago, Julie* underwent a radical transformation away from the life she had known since she was 17.

Almost 20 years ago, Julie* underwent a radical transformation away from the life she had known since she was 17.

Editor's Note: This story is part of an ongoing series about student excellence at the university.

Technology is transforming how cities and towns communicate with their citizens, potentially making government more accountable and increasing people’s knowledge about local issues.

A wave of renowned scholars recently joined an already world-class faculty at the ASU School of Public Affairs and are poised to build on its national reputation in teaching and research, and its l

ASU's School of Public Affairs has selected Karen Mossberger as its new director, bringing with her a national reputation as a scholar focused on the use of technology to enhance local government a

Those who write about American history have either ignored American Indians or presented a narrow, one-sided view of their history that shows a lack of understanding, according to Donald L.

Nearly 100 current and future professionals in the field of municipal finance and development gathered on March 22 for the 2013 ASU Municipal Finance Challenge, hosted by Arizona State University’s

Kathryn Mohrman, co-director of the Center for American Culture at Sichuan University in China, was honored on March 18 with the 2013 Julia J. Henderson International Award.

The challenging economic environment over the last several years has caused many municipal projects to fail or be canceled.

In a global economy that is largely driven by forging successful cross-cultural partnerships, working toward mutual understanding and friendship among nations is critical.

When professionals in the public sector want to engage in unique and meaningful development opportunities, they look to Bob Ramsey Executive Education.

Despite endless criticism since its founding in 1998, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) remains responsible for ensuring the global Internet's operational stability an

Jonathan Koppell, dean of ASU’s College of Public Programs and director of its School of Public Affairs, was formally inducted as a National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) Fellow on Nov.

Arizona State University’s School of Public Affairs has launched a graduate certificate in participatory governance, the first of its kind.

ASU’s School of Public Affairs and Center for Policy Informatics recently capped off a national policy proposal competition in response to the White House’s Startup America Policy Challenge with th

The U.S. News and World Report recently highlighted the best graduate programs in the nation and the ASU School of Public Affairs once again ranked in the top tier.

Editor's Note: Arizona State University baseball will take on the University of California, Berkeley, in three games March 23 - 25 in Tempe.

The new rankings are out and Arizona State University's graduate programs once again rank among the best schools in the nation, according to the U.S.

ASU’s School of Public Affairs is teaming up with The White House on a national initiative to accelerate high-growth entrepreneurship and ignite future job creation.

Jonathan Koppell, director of Arizona State University’s School of Public Affairs and holder of the Lattie and Elva Coor Presidential Chair, has been named dean of ASU’s College of Public Programs,

The School of Public Affairs has announced the opening of the Coor Leadership Collection in coordination with the Lattie & Elva Coor Presidential Chair.

ASU's School of Public Affairs in the College of Public Programs is kicking off its first forum in the 2011-12 Coor Leadership Series.

The ASU School of Public Affairs is hosting a Financial Markets Boot Camp to build the financial governance capacity and economic sophistication of local and state public servants in their interact

A new study by researchers from Arizona State University, North Carolina State University and University of Wisconsin highlights a major flaw in attempting to use a single survey question to assess

Arizona’s electorate – regardless of political party registration – is dissatisfied with state government and its leadership, according to results of a recent Morrison Institute-Knowledge Networks

The College of Public Programs is pleased to welcome Jonathan Koppell from the Yale School of Management as the new director of the School of Public Affairs.

Nanotechnology involves manipulating the unimaginably small. A nanometer is about 5 carbon atoms in a row, or the distance your fingernail grows in one second.

ASU’s School of Public Affairs now offers Arizona’s first professional undergraduate degree program in public service and public policy.

As the global nanotechnology industry continues to produce cutting-edge consumer products, the scientific community is leaving a key part of the U.S.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, driving under the influence of marijuana and other drugs is on the rise in the United States, as well as the number of fatal crashes

In a global economy that is largely driven by forging successful cross-cultural partnerships, working toward mutual understanding and friendship among nations is critical.

In the not-too-distant future, it will become commonplace to see a car drive by with no one at the wheel. Or perhaps no one inside at all.

Technology is transforming how cities and towns communicate with their citizens, potentially making government more accountable and increasing people’s knowledge about local issues.

Heat killed 139 people in Arizona in 2013. The best way to reduce that number is to be prepared.

ASU’s School of Public Affairs now offers Arizona’s first professional undergraduate degree program in public service and public policy.

Maria Harper-Marinick and Sharon Megdal were named Morrison Institute Distinguished Fellows at the State of Our State Conference and Luncheon, Friday, Nov. 7.

The School of Public Affairs has announced the opening of the Coor Leadership Collection in coordination with the Lattie & Elva Coor Presidential Chair.

Finding new and innovative ways to deliver public services is a challenge for many city and county managers, especially if it involves partnering with another government, nonprofit or company.

Arizona State University’s School of Public Affairs has launched a graduate certificate in participatory governance, the first of its kind.

Nearly 100 current and future professionals in the field of municipal finance and development gathered on March 22 for the 2013 ASU Municipal Finance Challenge, hosted by Arizona State University’s

Arizona State University students Andrew Sypher and Zachary McCutcheon traveled to Harvard University last week as part of a national effort fostering youth political engagement.

Modern cell phones automatically track their battery temperatures – providing a data source with potential as vast as the number of cell phone users.

Researchers in the College of Public Programs’ Center for Policy Informatics (CPI) have been awarded two $10,000 seed grants by Arizona State University’s

Arizona’s electorate – regardless of political party registration – is dissatisfied with state government and its leadership, according to results of a recent Morrison Institute-Knowledge Networks

Mary Feeney enjoys teaching undergraduate students about nonprofits. After all, the tax exempt organizations are an important part of American society.

The new rankings are out and Arizona State University's graduate programs once again rank among the best schools in the nation, according to the U.S.

The upcoming ASU Annual Public Finance Conference, March 12-13 in downtown Phoenix, will bring together experts from around the country to explore innovations in public finance.

When professionals in the public sector want to engage in unique and meaningful development opportunities, they look to Bob Ramsey Executive Education.

Google revealed its first self-driving car at the company’s California headquarters earlier this year.

A wave of renowned scholars recently joined an already world-class faculty at the ASU School of Public Affairs and are poised to build on its national reputation in teaching and research, and its l

Armed with undergraduate degrees in molecular biosciences and biotechnology, political science and international studies from Barrett, the Honors College at Arizona State University, Nisarg Patel i

As the global nanotechnology industry continues to produce cutting-edge consumer products, the scientific community is leaving a key part of the U.S.

Despite the defeat of two recent ballot measures and continued heavy spending by the food industry to avoid required labeling of genetically modified foods, activists continue the push forward.

ASU's School of Public Affairs in the College of Public Programs is kicking off its first forum in the 2011-12 Coor Leadership Series.

Recovery does not equal resiliency.

ASU’s School of Public Affairs and Center for Policy Informatics recently capped off a national policy proposal competition in response to the White House’s Startup America Policy Challenge with th

ASU student Will Novak has a plan to beautify the 181 miles of canals that run through Phoenix.

Kathryn Mohrman, co-director of the Center for American Culture at Sichuan University in China, was honored on March 18 with the 2013 Julia J. Henderson International Award.

Almost 20 years ago, Julie* underwent a radical transformation away from the life she had known since she was 17.

As massive military action in the war on terror takes a turn toward retrenchment, threats to national and global security are not dissipating.

The College of Public Programs is pleased to welcome Jonathan Koppell from the Yale School of Management as the new director of the School of Public Affairs.

Jordan Bates, doctoral student in applied mathematics and research associate at the Center for Policy Informatics at Arizona State University, was part of the winn

ASU’s School of Public Affairs is teaming up with The White House on a national initiative to accelerate high-growth entrepreneurship and ignite future job creation.

Susan Clark-Johnson, former executive director of Morrison Institute for Public Policy, a professor of journalism at Arizona State University and a longtime journalist who capped her storied career

Despite endless criticism since its founding in 1998, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) remains responsible for ensuring the global Internet's operational stability an

You’ve heard the stereotype of ticket scalpers – that they’re lone wolves waiting to prey on people with overpriced access to the events we want to see.

Pretty accurate, right?

ASU's School of Public Affairs has selected Karen Mossberger as its new director, bringing with her a national reputation as a scholar focused on the use of technology to enhance local government a

The promise of technology-driven, “smart” cities offers a genuine opportunity to improve the livability of the world’s cities, but the challenge of financing infrastructure updates can be daunting.

As the climate in the Southwest becomes hotter and drier, water will become an ever more precious resource, demanded by people with competing interests.

Ed Pastor grabs a white board marker and begins to write on a conference room wall.

In his 2013 State of the Union address, President Obama said that through a collaborative effort among the United States and its allies, the ability to end extreme poverty within the next two decad

The ASU School of Public Affairs is hosting a Financial Markets Boot Camp to build the financial governance capacity and economic sophistication of local and state public servants in their interact

The research of Arizona State University public affairs professor Christ Herbst was featured by the White House during its summit on early childhood education Dec. 10.

The U.S. News and World Report recently highlighted the best graduate programs in the nation and the ASU School of Public Affairs once again ranked in the top tier.

Last year, students at Phoenix Union Bioscience High School got an unusual opportunity.

The challenging economic environment over the last several years has caused many municipal projects to fail or be canceled.

Editor's Note: This story is part of an ongoing series about student excellence at the university.

Results from a study of a Smart Communities grant show what happens when a concentrated effort is made to educate residents of low and moderate-income communities about the power of the Internet an

Nanotechnology involves manipulating the unimaginably small. A nanometer is about 5 carbon atoms in a row, or the distance your fingernail grows in one second.

The Kyl Center for Water Policy at Arizona State University’s Morrison Institute for Public Policy was officially launched Nov.

Jonathan Koppell, director of Arizona State University’s School of Public Affairs and holder of the Lattie and Elva Coor Presidential Chair, has been named dean of ASU’s College of Public Programs,

Chris Herbst spent countless hours tracking down, reading and analyzing thousands of pages of government documents as part of his research on a World War II program that provided quality, low-cost

Jonathan Koppell, dean of ASU’s College of Public Programs and director of its School of Public Affairs, was formally inducted as a National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) Fellow on Nov.

The only diploma hanging on the wall in Barry Bozeman’s office is from Palm Beach Junior College.

Those who write about American history have either ignored American Indians or presented a narrow, one-sided view of their history that shows a lack of understanding, according to Donald L.

The evolution of the U.S.-China relationship requires a deeper understanding between the two nations – particularly a greater awareness of histories and cultures.

The greater Phoenix-metro area and its government will soon become a lot more technologically advanced, and Arizona State University alumnus Dominic Papa is helping to usher in this tech transforma

Arizona State University has received a $750,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation to establish the American Experience Initiative – a multi-platform collaborative model for cross-cultural educa

A new study by researchers from Arizona State University, North Carolina State University and University of Wisconsin highlights a major flaw in attempting to use a single survey question to assess

Four outstanding graduates of Arizona State University’s College of Public Programs are on a mission to effect change across the spectrum of public service.

Editor's Note: Arizona State University baseball will take on the University of California, Berkeley, in three games March 23 - 25 in Tempe.