Author Archives: Arizona State University


ASU names Kyl Distinguished Fellow, Scholar

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Former United States Senator Jon Kyl has accepted a part-time appointment at Arizona State University as Distinguished Fellow in Public Service in the ASU College of Public Programs and as O’Connor Distinguished Scholar of Law and Public Service in the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at ASU. The Senate’s former No. 2 Republican leader… Read More →

Cronkite School Announces Online Media Studies Program

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The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University announced plans to offer a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications and Media Studies – entirely online. The new program will provide students anywhere with access to the Cronkite School’s internationally renowned and award-winning faculty, including a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist. It… Read More →

Video Games Go to College for groundbreaking ASU Program

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February 18, 2013 by in Education | Featured

Much is being made over the explosion of video games in the classroom to teach a future generation of K-12 students. But what about the future teachers who will be teaching them? At Arizona State University, education students are reaching into their virtual future with the click of a mouse to test their teaching skills… Read More →

ASU faculty exemplars earn highest honor as Regents’ Professors

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Three Arizona State University professors have been named Regents’ Professors for their extraordinary contributions in the classroom and in their fields of expertise. Regents’ Professor is the highest faculty honor awarded at ASU, conferred on faculty who have made pioneering contributions in their areas of expertise, who have achieved a sustained level of distinction, and… Read More →

ASU goes tobacco-free Aug. 1, 2013

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Effective Aug. 2, 2013, Arizona State University will join more than 800 universities nationwide in becoming 100 percent tobacco-free. The initiative, spearheaded by students and supported by the University Staff Council and the faculty Academic Senate, is part of a larger ASU effort to promote health and wellness in the ASU community. ASU already prohibits… Read More →

ASU joins EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge

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Arizona State University adds a composting program and joins the Environmental Protection Agency’s Food Recovery Challenge. The EPA’s voluntary program kicks off Nov. 15, 2012 in celebration of America Recycles Day. According to the EPA, food is the single largest material sent to landfills and accounts for 25 percent of all waste sent to landfills.… Read More →

Hear from Top Business Leaders in the New ECP Season

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Top leaders from Sam’s Club, Intel, the United Services Automobile Association (USAA), and the Arizona Diamondbacks are among those taking the stage during the current season of the Economic Club of Phoenix speaker series. Every year, Phoenix-area audiences are invited to attend the club’s luncheons and hear from some of the biggest names in the… Read More →

ASU Libraries gets Manuscripts of Nicaraguan Poet Darío

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Arizona State University Libraries has acquired a privately-held collection of manuscripts created by Nicaraguan poet Rubén Darío.  Darío (1867-1916) is considered one of Latin America’s most famous poets, and is recognized widely as the founder of Spanish American modernism. This distinctive collection of archival material contains documents pertaining to Darío’s life and work as a… Read More →

Commerce partners with ASU to encourage U.S.-Mexico border trade

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Michael Camuñez, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Market Access and Compliance, and Michael Crow, President of Arizona State University (ASU), will co-host the Realizing the Economic Strength of our 21st Century Border Trade, Education and Jobs Conference, September 23-25, 2012, in Tempe. The conference will focus on creating jobs, enhancing education in the United States… Read More →

Inaugural Cronkite Day Celebration Set for October

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Arizona State University journalism alumni are invited back to the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication for the school’s first-ever large-scale alumni celebration Oct. 26. Conceived and designed by the Cronkite School National Board of Advisors, Cronkite Day is an all-day festival of professional, social, career development and networking opportunities held at the… Read More →

Are Self-Service Technologies Making Your Business Better?

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December 30, 2010 by in Podcasts | Small Biz

Self-service technologies, which automate routine interactions between companies and customers, are a source of convenience and efficiency to both parties — until something goes wrong and the customer cannot make the system work. Many companies should be focusing more closely on the overall customer experience, says Michael Goul, a professor of information systems and a… Read More →

The Nickel And Dime Approach — Are Those New Airline Fees A Smart Strategy?

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December 23, 2010 by in Economy | Podcasts

As higher fuel costs gobble up airline profits, the carriers are imposing new fees on passengers in an attempt to make up the difference. William A. Verdini, chairman of the supply chain management department of the W.P. Carey School of Business, wonders if this is a smart strategy. (17:23)

The Art Of Negotiating With Your Boss, Part Two

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One of the most difficult tasks for a worker is negotiating with a boss. Whether it’s getting a raise or a new assignment, or a simple request for more office supplies, asking a boss for anything can be nerve-wracking. Knowledge@W. P. Carey interviewed management professor Kevin Corley about the best way to negotiate with your… Read More →

Economic Forecast Calls For Another Year Of Slow Recovery In 2011

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December 1, 2010 by in Economy | Featured

Arizona’s economic recovery will continue to move at a glacial speed in 2011 — but at least it’s moving. The coming new year will see an increase in job creation, a rise in population and even a modest increase in single-family home permits. However, the consensus among economists at today’s 47th Annual Economic Forecast Luncheon,… Read More →

The Art Of Negotiating With Your Boss

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November 25, 2010 by in Podcasts | Workforce

You don’t have to be a power broker juggling corporate mergers to need negotiation skills. Just about everybody must negotiate with a superior at some point, about a raise or an assignment, or even a new idea for a project. Most people are conscious of the power gap between themselves and their bosses; astute employees… Read More →