Crow calls for new strategies to defend individual rights


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Crow calls for new strategies to defend individual rights

President Crow called on the university’s academic communities to outline new efforts, new concepts, and new strategies to devise new models for protecting and defending the rights of individuals.

weather view of hurricane

Repeated hurricanes, risks and opportunities to flooding and water quality

A new paper from Center for Biodiversity Outcomes and The Nature Conservancy finds that FEMA flood hazard maps underpredicted the extent of hurricane-induced floods; findings could improve community planning for greater resiliency.

Elinor Ostrom

Ostrom documentary: Actual World, Possible Future

Actual World, Possible Future explores the lives and work of Elinor and Vincent Ostrom, who sought to address the enormous problems that plague human societies: climate change, endangered species, ocean pollution, deforestation.

New online magazine ‘Transformations’ explores role of change

ASU’s Narrative Storytelling Initiative launched its latest venture to explore the power of transformative experiences in an online magazine called Transformations, which features powerful, personal essays.

James P. Collins

Collins elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Collins, an evolutionary ecologist, was chosen for his studies of the role of host-pathogen interactions in species decline and extinction. The American Academy of Arts and Scienceswas formed in 1780 by John Adams, John Hancock and other leaders of the time.

Map of Arizona showing visualization of covid cases

ASU publishes COVID-19 data website

ASU researchers have published user-friendly graphs and visualizations of the spread of the virus, as well as a model projecting healthcare demand in Arizona.

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How will Americans commute after this?

Deborah Salon’s early results were shared, along with several other studies, in a May article published by CityLab entitled How Will Americans Commute After Lockdowns End?

Phoenix air pollution

Karwat, Vanos talk air quality on KJZZ

Sustainability scientists Darshan Karwat and Jenni Vanos hope to place dozens of air quality monitors around Phoenix while the air is cleaner than usual and track pollution changes as stay-at-home policies change.

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.

corona virus

Novel coronavirus detected, monitored in wastewater

A new approach to monitoring the novel coronavirus, known as wastewater-based epidemiology (WBE), can potentially identify levels of coronavirus infection at both a local and global scale.