Next IASC event March 9-11: Fisheries and aquaculture commons


Next IASC event March 9-11: Fisheries and aquaculture commons

ASU hosts a series of Our Commons Future conference events to bring together researchers, practitioners, and policy makers for the purpose of improving governance and management, advancing understanding, and creating sustainable solutions for commons, common-pool resources, or any other form of shared resources.

ASU virtually hosts world’s largest scientific meeting

ASU was well represented at the 2021 AAAS meeting, with a showcase of more than 50 virtual tours, live chats, scientific sessions, student presentations and poster sessions, and special plenary sessions by world scientific leaders.

Brayboy named ASU’s new vice president for social advancement

Distinguished sustainability scientist Bryan McKinley Jones Brayboy has been named ASU’s new vice president for social advancement. His duties will include overseeing and implementing a variety of academic and social initiatives in Arizona and Hawaii.

March 8: International Women’s Day event

Join us on International Women’s Day for the first in a series of events showcasing ASU’s initiatives and partnerships advancing Sustainable Development Goal 5: Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women and Girls.

Call for Papers: Handbook of Human and Planetary Health

The editorial team is now asking for expressions of interest by March 20, with full papers due June 20. The publication will be part of the world´s leading peer-reviewed book series on matters related to sustainable development.

Students in South Sudan

SolarSPELL brought virtual learning resources to South Sudan

SolarSPELL worked with Empower Kids South Sudan to provide virtual educational learning materials to over 35,000 primary and secondary students learning remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Peter Schlosser discusses climate and opportunity on Horizon

ASU’s Vice President and Vice Provost of Global Futures, Peter Schlosser, was featured on the KAET news and current affairs program Horizon, where he discussed the current threat of climate change and the Biden administration’s prioritization of climate action.

March 4: Embracing Our Charter: Leading Inclusion at ASU and Beyond

Panelists will share their experience and leadership strategies in their work to confront systemic racism and promote inclusive practices and initiatives. This event is open to all ASU faculty, staff and students.

COVID-19 dashboards offer incomplete pictures

We are surrounded by charts, graphs, and dashboards that try to summarize and surveil the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States; we haven’t seen this kind of explosion of data visualization since the advent of the Weather Channel. But these dashboards, none of which existed before March, are experiencing some growing pains.

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Who gets their lights back first if a cyberattack brings down the grid?

According to experts from ASU’s Decision Theater, the United States needs a Continuity of the Economy plan to ensure we can reconstitute the economy in the wake of a devastating cyberattack.