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Editor's note: For additional in-depth coverage and commentary on the life of Sen. John McCain, please visit azpbs.org . Also, President Michael Crow speaks on CNN about the senator. John McCain represented Arizona for 35 years, and his legacy has touched Arizona State University through philanthropy, public service and community projects. McCain died Saturday after a yearlong battle with brain...
After enjoying the nation’s capital this summer, a delegation of Arizona State University students who attended UnidosUS 2018 in Washington, D.C., are starting a new academic year with the skills and inspiration to act. When ASU’s Educational Outreach and Student Services office offered to sponsor students and accompany them to attend the gathering, which UnidosUS described as a “public commitment...
Arizona State University on Monday hosted the 2018 ASU Congressional Conference: Space Innovation at the Memorial Union on the Tempe campus. NASA officials, private space companies, scientists and academics attended the daylong event to discuss how to develop the workforce to get mankind into space, how the private and academic sectors can partner with government and what universities can contribute...
The world can be a scary place. Perhaps no one knows this better than Nicholas Rasmussen, senior director of the new Counterterrorism Program at Arizona State University's McCain Institute for International Leadership . Rasmussen assumes his new role with clear program goals: to increase public capability to meet the risk to our national security posed by extremists, to forge new...
Arizona transplant Bianca C. Lucero enjoys her job at Arizona State University's new center in Washington, D.C. , but has experienced some minor culture shock since she took the position in 2017. “I now have more coats than I’ve ever owned, I walk to work, and there are no breakfast burritos here, which should be a staple of life,” joked...
A peace treaty is potentially in the works for North and South Korea, and leaders say they plan to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula within a year. They are also pursuing talks with the United States to put an end to the war that has continued for more than half a century, providing a reason for optimism. President Donald Trump is...
Want to understand why it’s a turbulent time for journalism? Look around in Mexico and the United States. In Mexico, reporters must cover corruption, organized crime, an election year, and a surge in anti-establishment sentiment — all amid an alarming rise in threats and attacks to their lives and livelihoods. Mexico has been called by journalism advocacy groups “the most...
Military experts, strategists, academics and national security thought leaders will gather at an international conference Monday hosted by Arizona State University and D.C.-based think tank New America, to discuss what a war with North Korea would look like if long-held tensions continue to simmer and a diplomatic solution cannot be reached. This year’s Future of War Conference is the fourth...
Atop the hill at the end of a ridge, Union Army Col. Joshua Chamberlain and remnants of the 20th Maine Infantry occupied a vital position, Little Round Top, that had to be held at all costs at Gettysburg. Chamberlain didn’t know what was going to come next or whether he and his soldiers were going to survive, but he had...

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