UREx NYU lead to present at UNESCO event


UREx NYU lead to present at UNESCO event

Dec. 9: Rae Zimmerman, the NYU lead for UREx, will present a new UREx researcher-practitioner paper on GI and stormwater management as part of the “Innovative Initiatives 2” session.

John E. Morton

Climate policy and action: The next four years

Dec. 18: Join us for a special interview by journalist and Global Futures Fellow Frank Sesno with former White House Senior Director for Energy and Climate Change John E. Morton.

ASU launches Sustainable Maryvale StoryMap

The tool demonstrates how we can localize the Sustainable Development Goals using six forms of Community Capital to redirect local systems toward community sustainability, and how this approach can be replicated in neighborhoods across the US and beyond.

Sustainability storytelling students premiere short-form documentaries

December 11, join sustainability scientist Peter Byck for a premiere of his students’ work this semester. The event format will be to showcase one film, then do a Q&A with the filmmakers, then repeat for the second film.

Phoenix valley viewed from above

Call for proposals: 2021 Babbitt dissertation fellowships

Apply by March 1. The center invites applications from doctoral students who are conducting dissertation projects in fields that address the Babbitt Center’s primary interest areas in improving the integration of land use and water management and policy.

Applications open: Grad certificate in environmental communication and leadership

Sustainability scientist Leah Gerber will be teaching the required course BIO 578 in Spring 2021 and would like to reach a wider student audience, both with the course and the certificate.

Crow, Schlosser, Ellis join Foreign Policy dialogue on reimagining education

Dec. 10: Join Foreign Policy magazine in partnership with Arizona State University for a fascinating look at the future of higher education as a catalyzing force for meaningful social change.

ASU postdoctoral position in Public Interest Technology/Responsible Innovation

The project seeks to study three institutions (ASU, Howard University and Estrella Mountain Community College) to identify what they do and could do across their missions and functions to implement PIT comprehensively and strategically.

Nancy Gonzales

Nancy Gonzales named ASU’s next university provost

Gonzales is currently dean of natural sciences, overseeing six interdisciplinary schools and departments. She has been active in developmental and clinical psychology research with culturally diverse populations for more than 25 years.

Women entrepreneurs: building inclusivity and tackling world-scale challenges

Sustainability scholar Amanda Ellis co-hosted this episode of the Intersectionality and Inclusion series, sponsored by the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.

Gerber, Maynard, Neuberg elected AAAS Fellows

Three sustainability scientists were among five ASU faculty to be recognized by the American Association for the Advancement of Science for their career contributions to science and innovation.

Stories of our shared climate future: San Juan

The StoryMap platform includes syntheses for coastal, riverine, and urban flood scenarios as well as the three transformative visions developed during the UREx San Juan 2080 scenario workshops.