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  • Rethinking Higher Education featuring Ben Nelson, founder, chairman and CEO, Minerva Project | ASU in Washington D.C.
    Continuing Education Cronkite News Washington Bureau DC Legal Extension Program Executive Master of Public Administration program Futurography Intern Housing in Washington D C Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders McCain Institute for International Leadership Internship Program Next Generation Leaders Program Policy Science Technology Society Scholars Program Rule of Law and Governance Program School of Social and Behavioral Sciences Washington Internships Science Diplomacy and Leadership Program Science Outside the Lab Washington Policy Design Studio National Policy Affairs About National Policy Affairs Arizona s Congressional Delegation ASU s Congressional Priorities Congressional District Map Services for ASU Faculty and Staff Federal Lobbying Disclosure Act Lobbying Disclosure Form U S Presidents and Cabinet Visits Events News Upcoming Events Events Archive News Videos Facilities ASU Washington Center Decision Theater Washington D C McCain Institute for International Leadership Hosting an ASU Event in D C Temporary Office Space in Washington D C About Faculty and Staff Directory Services for Faculty and Staff Visitor Information Contact Us ASU in DC s Latest Tweets Events News Upcoming Events Events Archive News Videos Back to all events Rethinking Higher Education featuring Ben Nelson founder chairman and CEO Minerva Project Date June 4 2015 Time 6 00pm to 8 30pm Location 1776 1133 15th Street NW Washington DC 20005 On Thursday June 4 2015 the Frank Rhodes Lecture on the Creation of the Future featured Ben Nelson founder chairman and chief executive officer of Minvera Project in Washington D C Video of Frank Rhodes Lecture Series Featuring Ben Nelson Ben Nelson is the founder chairman and chief executive officer of Minerva Project and former head of Snapfish Founded in 2012 the Minerva Project has attracted 95M in venture capital and seeks to reinvent higher education by building a new kind of liberal arts university that is a unique blend

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  • Access & Excellence: Bridging the growing divide in higher education | ASU in Washington D.C.
    Policy Affairs New America Partnership University Innovation Alliance What It Means To Be American Education Opportunities Academy for Innovative Higher Education Leadership ASU Online Business and Public Policy Residency Program Capital Scholars Program Continuing Education Cronkite News Washington Bureau DC Legal Extension Program Executive Master of Public Administration program Futurography Intern Housing in Washington D C Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders McCain Institute for International Leadership Internship Program Next Generation Leaders Program Policy Science Technology Society Scholars Program Rule of Law and Governance Program School of Social and Behavioral Sciences Washington Internships Science Diplomacy and Leadership Program Science Outside the Lab Washington Policy Design Studio National Policy Affairs About National Policy Affairs Arizona s Congressional Delegation ASU s Congressional Priorities Congressional District Map Services for ASU Faculty and Staff Federal Lobbying Disclosure Act Lobbying Disclosure Form U S Presidents and Cabinet Visits Events News Upcoming Events Events Archive News Videos Facilities ASU Washington Center Decision Theater Washington D C McCain Institute for International Leadership Hosting an ASU Event in D C Temporary Office Space in Washington D C About Faculty and Staff Directory Services for Faculty and Staff Visitor Information Contact Us ASU in DC s Latest Tweets Events News Upcoming Events Events Archive News Videos Back to all events Access Excellence Bridging the growing divide in higher education Date January 15 2015 Time 8 00am to 11 30am Location The Knight Conference Center at the Newseum 555 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington DC 20001 As America s elite universities increasingly focus on serving top tier students other institutions are working to educate an ever growing student population On Thursday January 15 a group of higher education leaders and policymakers met to discuss how pioneering schools are making high quality education available to a broader student body For a

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    Leadership Hosting an ASU Event in D C Temporary Office Space in Washington D C About Faculty and Staff Directory Services for Faculty and Staff Visitor Information Contact Us ASU in DC s Latest Tweets Events News Upcoming Events Events Archive News Videos News Friday April 08 2016 A pragmatic approach to extreme weather When a super cyclone slammed into the northeast coast of India in October 1999 winds with top speeds of 160 miles per hour and tidal surges of 26 feet battered the coast killing almost 10 000 people and destroying the homes of millions more Flash forward 14 years In 2013 another massive cyclone developed off the east coast of India in the Tuesday April 05 2016 ASU Mars camera celebrates 15 years of discoveries at Red Planet This week 15 years ago NASA launched a spacecraft with the name 2001 Mars Odyssey and onboard was the Thermal Emission Imaging System THEMIS a multi wavelength camera designed at Arizona State University Odyssey arrived at Mars in October 2001 and spent three months using carefully controlled dips into the upper atmosphere of Mars to adjust the size and shape of Tuesday April 05 2016 Should engineers take more risks in the classroom Skydiving professor says yes If you are an engineering doctoral student with excess funding from a graduate fellowship do you put it toward upgrading your car or training to become a skydiver Associate professor Nadia Kellam chose skydiving and her engineering career and skydiving escapades have been intertwined ever since During her mechanical engineering doctoral studies Kellam became a certified skydiving instructor As an Monday April 04 2016 Students build ability through CUbiC When Troy McDaniel was a senior at Arizona State University he thought he had the next chapter of his life planned out After completing his bachelor s degree in computer science he would enter the workforce and find a job in the programming industry But a few months before graduation McDaniel started an independent study at ASU s Center for Cognitive Ubiquitous Thursday March 31 2016 More attacks in Europe virtually inevitable More violent attacks are nearly inevitable in Europe because terrorists in the post 9 11 era strike with almost no planning which makes counterterrorism very difficult according to an international expert on war David Kilcullen an Arizona State University Senior Future of War Fellow pictured above discussed What the Rise of ISIS Tells Us About the Unraveling of the War on Terrorism Wednesday March 30 2016 Making sense of a dark chapter in America s past At a large state run medical facility a young woman s reproductive fate has been determined The medical director presiding over her case carefully types out a letter requesting authorization to have her sterilized citing recent thefts and her admission of having sexual relations with a young man as the rationale This isn t the beginning of a dystopian novel this really happened Wednesday March 30 2016 Starvation as babies makes bees stronger as adults

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    C McCain Institute for International Leadership Hosting an ASU Event in D C Temporary Office Space in Washington D C About Faculty and Staff Directory Services for Faculty and Staff Visitor Information Contact Us ASU in DC s Latest Tweets Events News Upcoming Events Events Archive News Videos News Friday March 25 2016 Working to feed the world An Arizona State University researcher has figured out a way to modify crops that causes them to use less water and fertilizer but grow more food an exciting development as food security becomes a critical concern as the world s population expands Roberto Gaxiola an associate professor with the School of Life Sciences said his work also enhances a plant s tolerance Tuesday March 22 2016 Flipping the water conversation Arizona State University today announced a five year initiative FutureH2O to flip the global conversation about water on its head and focus on the abundance of water and how to create it instead of hand wringing about scarcity ASU will work with large corporate water consumers to restore what they use train a new generation of leaders on water usage turn a Friday March 18 2016 Shaking up the health care status quo Editor s note HealthTell recently completed a 40 million capital campaign The company a spinout of ASU s Biodesign Institute with a nearby manufacturing facility in Chandler Arizona is poised to enter the big leagues as one of the top five start ups to watch in the highly competitive health care diagnostics arena Here s how they re looking to change how we approach disease Monday March 14 2016 ASU researcher Now is the time to prioritize endangered species Like endangered species themselves funding to save them is scarce Humans who because of our indelible impact on the Earth have an obligation to take care of it must take a new approach to allocating limited funds to recover a greater number of species argues Leah Gerber an Arizona State University conservation biologist Currently resources are insufficient to Friday March 11 2016 ASU recognized for physics teacher graduates The Physics Teacher Education Coalition PhysTEC recently announced the initial inductees into The 5 Club a group of institutions that has graduated five or more physics teachers in a given year and Arizona State University is among them The majority of institutions graduate less than two physics teachers a year and the most common number of graduates is zero Thursday March 10 2016 ASU satellite to search for outer space threats The U S Air Force has selected Arizona State University to build a spacecraft to monitor threats from outer space The satellite s unblinking eye will search for meteor strikes and plasma eruptions from the sun that could wipe out everything electrical on Earth Half the experiment is to look at the sun said Erik Asphaug professor of the School of Earth Thursday March 10 2016 Flag officer council calls for security act reform WASHINGTON Former Air Force Maj Gen Margaret

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    Space in Washington D C About Faculty and Staff Directory Services for Faculty and Staff Visitor Information Contact Us ASU in DC s Latest Tweets Events News Upcoming Events Events Archive News Videos News Wednesday March 02 2016 The pitfalls of knowing more The general consensus is that more information is better for everyone And in this ultra connected digital age that belief is tested every day as people use the Internet to collect information on everything from how to fix their dishwashers to up to the second traffic reports But new findings by Arizona State University researchers suggest there is one drawback to having access to Tuesday March 01 2016 Using bacteria to produce electricity treat wastewater What if the bacteria found in wastewater could power the water s own purification system Chemical engineering professor César Torres is exploring this possibility through research in microbial fuel cells MFCs supported in large part by a 1 9 million grant from the Department of Defense An MFC is a bio electrochemical device that converts the power of respiring microorganisms into electrical energy Wednesday February 24 2016 ASU Law launches nation s first Rule of Law Governance Program The world is facing complex and interlinked security environmental and economic challenges Without a stronger rule of law in countries around the globe not only will citizens in repressive countries continue to see their basic human rights violated but also we will not be able to achieve greater global stability and security The new Rule of Law 38 Governance Program Wednesday February 24 2016 Lunar love When science meets artistry Sometimes you get the party started by accidentally crashing someone else s Mark Robinson a professor in Arizona State University s School of Earth and Space Exploration was enjoying a First Fridays art walk in downtown Phoenix during the summer of 2012 when he wandered into monOrchid gallery on Roosevelt Only the gallery wasn t open to the public that evening I realized Friday February 19 2016 McCain says these are strange days indeed U S Sen John McCain R Ariz is a man people come to for answers but when it comes to the 2016 presidential election he s as baffled as the next guy We re in the most unusual period in American political history in modern times said the Arizona Republican who was the GOP s nominee for president in 2008 and one of the most Thursday February 18 2016 ASU researchers report on a range of topics at 2016 AAAS conference From effective team science to drones on the range Arizona State University faculty and students played a big role in the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science AAAS AAAS is the world s largest science and technology society and its annual meeting draws thousands of scientists engineers educators policymakers and journalists from around the world This Thursday February 18 2016 ASU evolutionary medicine featured on national stage at world s largest general scientific meeting

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    ASU Event in D C Temporary Office Space in Washington D C About Faculty and Staff Directory Services for Faculty and Staff Visitor Information Contact Us ASU in DC s Latest Tweets Events News Upcoming Events Events Archive News Videos News Monday February 15 2016 The cost of science errors To err is human even for one of the most number crunching rigorous and truth seeking of all activities science The issue of errors in science irreproducible research was a focal point for a national discussion when the Global Biological Standards Institute GBSI hosted its 2016 BioPolicy Summit last week in Washington D C GBSI President Leonard Freedman and co author Tim Thursday February 11 2016 Eureka Scientists prove Einstein s theory of relativity Everything shifted this morning In the 100th anniversary year of Einstein s theory of relativity scientists announced they have proved it Using a stunning display of technological prowess a group of physicists measured gravitational waves a ripple in the fabric of space caused by the collision of two immense objects far out in the universe The discovery is on par with the Thursday February 11 2016 ASU s CSPO ranked among top science and technology think tanks The Consortium for Science Policy 38 Outcomes CSPO at Arizona State University has been ranked 10th worldwide among science and technology think tanks in the recently issued 2015 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report In the ranking CSPO is the top university based science and technology think tank in the U S CSPO is a research unit dedicated to developing knowledge Wednesday February 10 2016 Body s natural molecular mechanisms provide blueprint for better technology Some of our most vital biological functions rely on the body s natural ability to gather up specific types of molecules and then move and distribute them to organs and other internal locations where they re needed Basic cell growth muscle movement and many metabolic functions are among the fundamental processes driven by this capture transport release mechanism Arizona State University chemical engineer and Monday February 08 2016 Fostering collaboration to address water sustainability Cities in the United States Western region face a higher demand for water as populations grow and drought diminishes supply That s why the mayors of several Western cities recently agreed to work together on water sustainability and climate change adaptation As they like to say mayors have to get stuff done They are problem solvers with very immediate constituencies said Dave Monday February 08 2016 International journalists to speak on global media issues at ASU speaker series International journalists from nine countries will explore important issues impacting journalism at the annual Cronkite Global Conversations speaker series at Arizona State University s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication The talks are led by participants in the Cronkite School s Hubert H Humphrey Fellowship Program a U S State Department funded initiative bringing up to 10 mid career professionals to attend courses Monday February 08 2016 Innovation key

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    Hosting an ASU Event in D C Temporary Office Space in Washington D C About Faculty and Staff Directory Services for Faculty and Staff Visitor Information Contact Us ASU in DC s Latest Tweets Events News Upcoming Events Events Archive News Videos News Thursday February 04 2016 Frozen in time The hottest technology in bioscience will soon bring a new coolness factor to world class Arizona State University research The coolest new way to take a near atomic resolution snapshot of life at work is cryo Electron Microscopy cryo EM lauded recently by Nature as its 2015 Method of the Year and now coming soon to ASU ASU has been a national Thursday February 04 2016 The key to improving education American Founding Father Benjamin Franklin expressed in characteristically concise and pithy fashion his view on effective education Tell me and I forget Teach me and I remember Involve me and I learn The statement could serve as an abbreviated description of Arizona State University professor Stephen Krause s goal in his work to develop and implement teaching and learning practices that Tuesday February 02 2016 ASU satellite selected for NASA Space Launch System s first flight The first flight of NASA s new rocket the Space Launch System SLS will carry 13 low cost CubeSats including one from Arizona State University to test innovative ideas along with an uncrewed Orion spacecraft in 2018 These small satellite secondary payloads will carry science and technology investigations to help pave the way for future human exploration in deep space including the Thursday January 28 2016 Former security director ISIS will lose and soon The evening began with a bold assertion ISIS defeat in Iraq is all but certain probably within the next 12 months Douglas Ollivant retired U S Army officer pictured above immediately tempered his statement I said that ISIS in Iraq will be defeated I did not say that ISIS will not still be in Iraq as a terrorist movement Issues of Thursday January 28 2016 Long term study shows impact of humans on land Humans have been working the land for millennia cultivating plants or herding animals Now researchers from Arizona State University are reporting on a 10 year project that studies the long term effects humans have had on the land and the consequences for the communities whose livelihoods depend on the land Their research has led to some surprising reasons why communities survive Tuesday January 26 2016 ASU to join consortium aimed at increasing number diversity of STEM students Arizona State University has been chosen as a Vertically Integrated Projects VIP site joining a multi university consortium dedicated to increasing the number and diversity of college graduates in STEM fields while also improving graduation rates Made possible by a grant from the Leona M and Harry B Helmsley Charitable Trust the VIP program takes a unique approach to involving students Monday January 25 2016 ASU top recipient of prestigious Air Force Young Investigator awards Arizona State University

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    International Leadership Hosting an ASU Event in D C Temporary Office Space in Washington D C About Faculty and Staff Directory Services for Faculty and Staff Visitor Information Contact Us ASU in DC s Latest Tweets Events News Upcoming Events Events Archive News Videos News Friday January 22 2016 ASU global studies alum travels to Thailand to teach Arizona State University s global studies major within the School of Politics and Global Studies SPGS aims to address real world problems and their solutions For 2015 graduate Andrea Singer this means traveling abroad to teach English in Thailand During her time at ASU Singer studied abroad in China and participated in the McCain Institute Policy and Design Program in Washington Thursday January 14 2016 Preaching the politics of food and nutrition Few can fire up a crowd quite like Dr Katie Wilson when it comes to talking people into eating their fruits and vegetables It may not sound like a sexy job but it s hers And she does it well As the USDA Deputy Under Secretary for Food Nutrition and Consumer Services under President Barack Obama Wilson pictured above right is Thursday January 14 2016 Ground Control to insert your name here Frequent travel may be required the job description understates NASA announced in early December that it s hiring another round of astronauts To help Arizona State University students gain an edge in applying for the job the School of Earth and Space Exploration SESE and ASU s NewSpace Initiative held a coaching session this week for prospective starmen and women ASU s resident Wednesday January 13 2016 Instilling an entrepreneurial mind set in high schoolers Just two days after his final State of the Union address President Barack Obama will make his first trip as president to Baton Rouge Louisiana where he will speak Thursday morning at McKinley High School McKinley High is one of eight schools across the nation partaking in the Innovation through Design Thinking iDT program a product of Arizona State University s Wednesday January 13 2016 From hot ride to hybrid Update See below for photos from Thursday s unveiling What happens to a brand new sports car when you give it to engineering students They tear it apart and make it better The public is welcome at Arizona State University s Thursday unveiling of a 2016 Camaro donated by General Motors for a national competition to develop it into a hybrid The EcoCAR Wednesday January 13 2016 ASU s innovation is a benefit for society In his annual address to the community President Michael M Crow said that Arizona State University s innovative mindset requires collaboration and purpose and it is driven by a responsibility to the community We re prepared to innovate to be helpful to your family your business your hope for your community he said We also have public values that we re protecting which Tuesday January 12 2016 Which words matter most Editor s note This is part of

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