College of Global Futures News

Enas Al-Qershi

Student from Yemen hopes to bring sustainability into humanitarian work

School of Sustainability master’s student Enas Al-Qershi recently had a bit of an epiphany while working towards her degree in Sustainability Leadership. “I’m starting to think that sustainability is not

Hand Over: Sustainable, Community Conscious Construction

“Our aim is to set an alternative for our building activities that will allow us to reduce our carbon emissions, reduce our energy consumption in buildings, improve our indoor air

Dean boone at spring 2021 graduation

Christopher Boone to step down as dean of the College of Global Futures

Christopher Boone, founding dean of the College of Global Futures, is stepping down from his role at the end of this year to work on other exciting projects. Vice Provost and Director of the Global Futures Laboratory Peter Schlosser will lead the college in his place.

Global Futures faculty join international team to examine how extreme events can be future indictors

Two ASU faculty affiliated with the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory, Michael Barton and Sander van der Leeuw, joined an international panel of 31 natural and social scientists to

ASU retains top US spot for efforts toward UN sustainability goals

With sustainability long held as a core value across the entire university and home to the nation’s first comprehensive Global Futures Laboratory, ASU was again ranked by Time Higher Education as the top US institution when it comes impacts made addressing 17 specific goals aimed at achieving a better world for 2030, known as the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).