ASU’s School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership was founded, according to its mission statement, to address what it sees as a fundamental problem: that American universities “live in an atmosphere of a certain conformity of opinion and suffer from an obvious lack of debate.”
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Lawrence Krauss, an ASU professor and internationally known physicist accused of sexual misconduct, will be retiring from ASU in May 2019 when he turns 65, according to a statement Krauss sent to The State Press and tweeted from his personal account.
There was a decrease in reported crime on ASU campuses in 2017 compared to years prior, according to annual crime statistics published by the University on Monday. The statistics are reflective of all reported on-campus offenses.
More than seven months after a Buzzfeed report thrust ASU professor Lawrence Krauss into the national spotlight over allegations of sexual misconduct, his status as a tenured professor hangs in the balance while a lengthy administrative process unfolds.
In July, ASU announced the Charles Koch Foundation had awarded a $6.5 million grant to fund the newly minted Academy for Justice, a research coalition based out of the University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law.
Most ASU students could recite the ranking in their sleep: ASU is No. 1 in innovation. It’s a title that ASU just claimed for the fourth year in a row thanks to a U.S. News and World Report ranking released late Sunday.
In the middle of the Tempe campus, students walk hurriedly past chain link fences that surround the above-ground section of the Hayden Library, headphones drowning out the construction noise. Signs with mock-ups of the project reading "Reinvention" dot the fences.
An Arizona judge has dismissed a lawsuit over tuition costs to attend Arizona’s public universities, which was filed by Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich against the Arizona Board of Regents last September.
Arizona’s public universities say they don’t get enough funding from the state legislature to cover the cost of instruction for in-state students. This funding gap has forced them to seek out other ways to help them fulfill their obligation to make in-state tuition “as nearly free as possible.”
It’s been an interesting first year for ASU’s School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership.
During the 2017-18 school year, Undergraduate Student Government Tempe was responsible for appropriating $2,485,011, according to documents given to The State Press by USGT.
An anonymous survey meant to bring attention to sexual harassment in academia has generated more than 2,400 responses, including some that refer to cases at ASU.
On Sept. 19, 2017, I was sitting at a table on the Tecnológico de Monterrey Ciudad de México campus reviewing a PowerPoint presentation I was supposed to give that evening. I was enjoying the sun and the low hum of conversations that flows through the halls and plazas of any college campus, which is surprisingly less distracting when it occurs in a language that’s not your own. And then, the world started to shake.
Sex offender registration on campus: important for public safety or counterproductive for reintegration?
ASU works with local law enforcement agencies to ensure that convicted sex offenders who work or study on campus comply with sex offender registration and community notification policies as mandated by state law.
Editor’s note: Uber suspended self-driving operations on March 19, 2018, after a self-driving car struck and killed a Tempe pedestrian. Read more here.
Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect the number of open investigations into alleged sexual harassment under ACD 401.
Tempe City Council candidates said their plans to support working families, encourage smart development and solve transportation issues can benefit students in a forum held Monday night in Tempe.
Growth around the ASU Tempe campus is likely to continue after the Tempe City Council’s approval of a $21 million dollar tax rebate for a luxury hotel company to build a hotel and conference center on university property last week.
For 40 or so ASU students and professors, going to prison is a regular occurrence. Lesson plans in hand, they make weekly drives to Florence, Arizona, where they pass through security checkpoints and spend a couple of hours in front of classrooms of incarcerated students.
You've seen them before: the double-decker buses that are a bright yellow color, which is obnoxiously un-gold, with bolded letters on the side that announce to the world just who's "#1 in innovation." But if you don't regularly commute between campuses, you probably simply ignore the intercampus shuttles, thinking to yourself how nice it is that everything you need is on one campus.