Make a difference for local plants and pollinators


Make a difference for local plants and pollinators

Read the ASU Now story As part of the citizen scientist initiative taking place throughout April, we will be hosting a welcome webinar on Thursday, April 1, at 9:00 a.m.

2021 WE Empower UN SDG Challenge application is live now

The WE Empower UN SDG Challenge is the first-of-its-kind global competition for women social entrepreneurs who are advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals and inspiring entire communities to act to create the world we want by 2030.

Rittmann, Krajmalnik-Brown land coveted Hering Medal

Sustainability scientists Bruce Rittmann and Rosa Krajmalnik-Brown are among the authors of the best paper of the preceding year from the Journal of Environmental Engineering.

Registration open for 2021 ASU Social Embeddedness Network Conference

With more than 250 presenters, this event will dig into best practices for community-university collaborations. Registration is free. March 24-26.

Mar. 24: ASU Fulbright Day 2021

Want to take your research or teaching abroad? Thinking about applying for Fulbright? Join the Office of the University Provost on March 24 for ASU’s Fulbright Day.

Mar. 25: Margaux Hein to discuss coral reef restoration

In this talk, one of the Center for Global Discovery and Conservation Science Monthly Seminars, Hein will review the status and trends in the field of coral reef restoration and present results from her research on its long-term effectiveness.

Resilience Matters: Reimagining the Future in a Tumultuous Year

The book compiles reporting from the previous year and includes diverse thought leaders in climate, health, politics, water, smart growth, and racial justice. Authors include ASU sustainability scientists Ann Kinzig and Shade Shutters.

UREx featured in inaugural issue of npj Urban Sustainability

npj Urban Sustainability is dedicated to publishing high-quality papers that describe the significant and ground-breaking research covering urban environments through the lens of sustainable development, studied across a broad range of research topics.

Citizen scientists help document ASU flowers and pollinators

Throughout April, the Center for Biodiversity Outcomes invites the ASU community and the entire state of Arizona to participate in a citizen science project to help us document flowering plants and pollinators on ASU’s Phoenix-area campuses.

White on Horizon: Should Arizonans be worried about Texas-like power problems?

Dave White, deputy director of ASU’s Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation, was featured March 8 on the KAET news and current affairs program Horizon, where he discussed the dependability of electricity, gas and water in times of extreme and/or unexpected weather.

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Inaugural distinguished KAITEKI lecture to feature Stratos Pistikopoulos

In this inaugural Distinguished KAITEKI Lecture, Stratos Pistikopoulos will present the foundations of a Circular Economy Systems Engineering framework and highlight the advantages, limitations, and open questions of this framework as seen through multiple case studies.

The Texas Storm Was No Black Swan

Last month’s winter storms proved Texas’ utility systems are not prepared to persevere through extreme weather, but what about the rest of the nation? Or the planet?