5/27: COVID-19 and the Mission of the U.S. Public University


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5/27: COVID-19 and the Mission of the U.S. Public University

Join President Michael Crow and the presidents of Purdue and University of Washington for a virtual town hall discussion hosted by the National Academies and Issues in Science and Technology.

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UREx partner calls for survey responses

Scientists from the Urban Systems Lab, part of The New School located in New York City, is calling for survey responses in their study of public parks, open spaces and COVID-19.


New videos available: CBIE webinar series

A webinar panel series reflecting on resilience and the commons as revealed by COVID-19 has been organized by sustainability scientists Marco Janssen, Marty Anderies, and Mike Schoon can be viewed on the IASC Youtube channel.

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KE hosts Return to Campus conversation

A recording and slides of this May 18 presentation by Tamara Deuser are available to KE employees at asu.edu/keep. Resources for the broader research community will be made available soon.

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Byck documentary series Carbon Cowboys hits the web

In his series, Byck details the farming technique known as regenerative grazing, which involves quickly rotating cattle from pasture to pasture, before they can damage the land.

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Fini named American Society of Civil Engineers fellow

Sustainability scientist Elham H. (Ellie) Fini, co-founder of Bio-Adhesive Alliance Inc. and associate professor in the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, has been named a Fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction.

Amber Wutich

Wutich recognized for outstanding mentorship

Senior Sustainability Scientist Amber Wutich has received the Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award from the Faculty Women’s Association. Wutich was nominated for the award by her students and colleagues.

Lunchtime circular economy book reading

At noon today, May 20, author Johanna Stoberock and a panel of experts will consider how a circular economy could prevent Stoberock’s unsettling allegory from becoming reality. Join via Zoom.

David Pijawka

Pijawka retires after more than three decades

After more than 35 years, David Pijawka is retiring as full-time faculty, but his legacy and impact remain on ASU, his students and the communities he continues to serve.

Gary Moore

Moore recognized with national teacher-scholar award

Gary Moore has been named one of 14 young faculty nationwide to be honored with a 2020 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award by the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation.

Deadline Extended: New GFL Research Accelerator

A few spots still available. Apply to participate in this Global Futures program designed for early to mid-career faculty and research professors. You’ll learn adaptive, nimble and impactful solutions to improve your research strategy, innovation and competitiveness.