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EDITORS NOTE: The purpose behind this story is to highlight innovative teaching methods that make a difference in the classroom. The instructor of this course, Erik Johnston, was given the 2015...Read more

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...Read more

On Saturday, February 27, the School of Public Affairs served as the Southwestern host for the 2016 NASPAA Student Simulation Competition . This is the second year that NASPAA has organized and...Read more

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....Read more

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. In this podcast, Shawn...Read more

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.

Some of...Read more

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.Read more

Remember for whom you work when you enter a career in public service. That was the theme of a talk given by former Senator Jon Kyl to students on Arizona State University’s Downtown Phoenix campus...Read more

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. Celest Plumlee was appointed by the Maricopa...Read more

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

“It really shows how...Read more

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. Among them are four women who...Read more

On December 3 ten ASU students completed semester long internships with various Maricopa County, Arizona governmental agencies as part of the MCLEAPS Internship Program (Maricopa County Leadership...Read more

With involvement in a variety of areas, Leonor Camarena exemplifies the interdisciplinary spirit of ASU.

As part of her Barrett thesis, Camarena addressed issues of inequality in the ROTC...Read more

On December 3-5, 2015 the Participatory Governance Initiative of Arizona State University (ASU) hosted the 4th International Conference "By the People": Participatory democracy, civic...Read more

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

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. The award...Read more

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...Read more

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

The School of Public Affairs and its Center for...Read more

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.Read more

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. They joined...Read more

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

Arizona State University President...Read more

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

Ranchers and farmers could see...Read more

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.

No small challenge for...Read more

“You are a part of the solution.”

That was the message from College of Public Service and Community Solutions dean Jonathan Koppell who welcomed new freshmen to the college at a ceremony...Read more

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...Read more

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...Read more

FiveThirtyEight , an award-winning political news blog, published an article highlighting anaylsis by Chris Herbst, an associate professor in the School of Public Affairs. The analysis challeges...Read more

Ed Pastor grabs a white board marker and begins to write on a conference room wall. For the majority of his 23 years in Congress, Pastor maintained an office on the first floor of the nine story...Read more

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