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  • ASU in Washington D.C.
    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 January 07 2016 2 D materials potential powerhouses for tech advances Materials are like people It is the defects in them that tend to make them interesting Arizona State University scientist Sefaattin Tongay says in explaining the root of his research paraphrasing renowned British materials scientist and physicist Sir Colin Humphrey Tongay s focus is on 2 D materials one of the thinnest of all materials only 0 7 nanometer thick and Thursday December 31 2015 Making global progress through mutual exchange Hands go up in a crowded ASU lecture hall when a social justice course instructor asks who has ever experienced prejudice The instructor asks another question Are any of you willing to share that experience The hands start going down One girl toward the front keeps hers raised The instructor gestures for her to speak and the room gets quiet Thursday December 31 2015 Thallium Polonium Iridium too Goooooooooo science A little known secret of professional sports is that some of the smartest people in stadiums aren t in the boxes they re on the field holding pom poms Eleven percent of professional cheerleaders are pursuing careers in science technology engineering and math Compare that with Congress where out of 535 representatives and senators 0 37 percent or two are scientists A group of about Monday December 28 2015 Researchers find that in race stereotypes issues are not so black and white Recent race related events in Ferguson Missouri St Louis Baltimore Chicago Charleston South Carolina and New York City all point to the continuing need to study and understand race relations in modern America These events show how race and stereotypes are intertwined and can lead to explosive situations and protests Now three Arizona State University researchers have approached this Thursday December 24 2015 Shooting for the moon ASU lunar camera chief shares what s ahead On the eve of both Christmas and a full moon ASU Now spoke with Mark Robinson a professor in ASU s School of Earth and Space Exploration who is principal investigator for the ASU operated cameras aboard NASA s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter LRO Last week NASA released dramatic photos of Earth taken by the cameras shown below Robinson shared some of the challenges Wednesday December 23 2015 Building better roads Aging roadways pose a growing threat to transportation infrastructure that s critical to the health of economies throughout the world Beyond the daunting task of funding extensive restoration efforts there s an equally pressing challenge to find ways to rebuild major roads that are more sustainable The need is one of the main motivating factors behind a new international initiative called Infravation Monday December 21 2015 Unlocking the mystery of the human brain According to the Alzheimer s Association

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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 Thursday December 17 2015 Cyber tips to keep the humbugs out of the holiday season People buying holiday gifts enjoy the convenience of online shopping which is projected to reach 83 billion in 2015 an 11 percent increase over last year But even though online shopping can reduce the stress of going to crowded shops and malls buying gifts through the Internet does create its own set of concerns chiefly the risk of fraud Tuesday December 15 2015 Deep freeze puts the squeeze on dwarf planet Ceres When NASA s Dawn spacecraft approached the dwarf planet Ceres in March this year scientists and the public alike were intrigued to see that Ceres has an dark heavily cratered surface with dozens of bright white spots large and small Even more puzzling the bright spots lie in all kinds of terrain and appear variously as flat patches on the floors Tuesday December 15 2015 Hooked earns prestigious duPont award Arizona State University s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication on Tuesday won an Alfred I duPont Columbia Award which has recognized the very best in broadcast journalism for more than 70 years Cronkite News the school s student produced news division of Arizona PBS received the honor for Hooked Tracking Heroin s Hold on Arizona a 30 minute documentary produced in association with Friday December 11 2015 Which came first for the Fed the news or the action The financial world is awaiting an announcement next week from the Federal Reserve System which is expected to raise interest rates for the first time in seven years Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen is scheduled to discuss the important action at a press conference after the meeting on Dec 16 But research by an Arizona State University professor shows that it Wednesday December 09 2015 Attack of the drones Federal Aviation Administration officials are estimating there will be more than one million drones gifted during this year s holiday season And now the FAA is requiring each one of those used in U S airspace to be registered in the Unmanned Aircraft Registry The new federal law takes effect on Dec 21 Even with that registration program there are few regulations Monday December 07 2015 The future of our place in space We are specks floating in a black void And that black void is where we re headed to work play explore and learn That was the theme of a talk Monday night at ASU Gammage by Bill Nye science educator CEO of the Planetary Society and host of the popular TV show Bill Nye the Science Guy Arizona State University s New Friday December 04 2015 The ethics of hate speech and freedom of expression As the

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  • ASU in Washington D.C.
    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 News Thursday March 07 2013 ASU researchers showcase energy technologies at Innovation Summit A wide array of ASU energy technologies were showcased at the Department of Energy s fourth annual ARPA E Innovation Summit held in Washington D C Monday February 18 2013 Professor says US science policy should focus on outcomes not efficiencies Given the huge investment and power of science and technology in the United States it is surprising that more attention isn t paid to the policy decisions that drive the enterprise says ASU s Daniel Sarewitz Friday May 18 2012 US Energy Secretary visits ASU for research briefing Energy research at Arizona State University was the focus of a visit by U S Energy Secretary Steven Chu on May 15 Tuesday October 05 2010 ASU senior gets an invitation to the White House ASU senior Albert Ojeda has scored a coveted request an invitation to appear at the White House to participate in the first ever White House Summit on Community Colleges Wednesday March 31 2010 ASU grad to take part in Pat s Run in Washington D C When the starting gun is fired for the

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  • Leadership in Action: How Cooperation Fosters Local Solutions to Human Trafficking | ASU in Washington D.C.
    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 Back to all videos Leadership in Action How Cooperation Fosters Local Solutions to Human Trafficking On Tuesday March 29 2016 The McCain Institute for International Leadership and Cultural Vistas hosted Leadership in Action How Cooperation Fosters Local Solutions to Human Trafficking With an estimated 20 9 million victims of trafficking around the world according to Polaris Project human trafficking has become a scourge that requires concerted local and international cooperation Leading human rights activists who are alumni of Cultural Vistas programs Mr Rehmatullah Dr Johnson and Mr Bogrand shared their insight on global trends and emerging solutions to human trafficking while discussing how international exchange facilitates information sharing and collaboration Participants included Mr Hafiz Rehmatullah Next Generation Leader The McCain

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  • Incubating Artificial intelligence: Regulating Intelligent Cars and Drones in the 21st Century | ASU in Washington D.C.
    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 Back to all videos Incubating Artificial intelligence Regulating Intelligent Cars and Drones in the 21st Century The above video link takes you to http www ustream tv recorded 84836713 In February 2016 Google received a letter from the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration NHTSA stating that the artificial intelligence AI in the tech giant s self driving car could now be considered the driver for certain regulatory purposes This opinion signified a paradigm shift in policy and the first step in what is sure to be a complex and deepening relationship between regulators and artificial intelligence driven industries The early decades of the 21st century will serve as a sandbox for artificial intelligence based technologies that will transform the global economy and human society In the 20th century we saw a similar co evolution of human invention and policy with mixed results The internal combustion and atomic power are two examples of technologies that led to new economic possibilities but also created new societal dangers Integrating transformational technologies of the 20th century into productive components of modern society required a careful reconfiguration of the relationship between machines infrastructure institutions and people If anything the industries of the 21st century will be

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  • Silencing Voices of Russian Opposition | ASU in Washington D.C.
    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 Back to all videos Silencing Voices of Russian Opposition On Tuesday March 15 The McCain Institute for International Leadership the Atlantic Council and the Free Russia Foundation hosted a discussion on the threats faced by Russian opposition members in Russia and abroad Nearly a decade ago Alexander Litvinenko former officer in the Russian Federal Security Bureau was murdered in London The cause of death as uncovered by investigators was poisoning by polonium a rare radioactive substance The investigative report on the case published in January 2016 concluded that Litvinenko s murder was probably approved by Russian President Vladimir Putin In May 2015 political opposition leader and journalist Vladimir Kara Murza mysteriously fell ill in Moscow Once again poisoning was suspected Kara Murza survived the attack on his life but his case as well as Litvinenko s and many others has become emblematic of the increasingly repressive and dangerous situation facing Russian opposition activists Marina Litvinenko Alexander Litvinenko s widow who

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  • Different Technologies, Different Learning Rates: Policy implications for energy investments | ASU in Washington D.C.
    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 Back to all videos Different Technologies Different Learning Rates Policy implications for energy investments The simplicity and universality of the experience curve or performance curve framework led R D managers to apply it to everything from airplane manufacturing to nuclear power plants It has been well understood for some time that different technologies have very different learning rates but there was little or no theory as to why Deborah Strumsky will discuss recent work that provided insights on the underlying determinants of learning rates differences across technologies and the extent to which policies are able to accelerate or influence them Dr Strumsky will discuss the implications of her research for policies related to mitigating climate change Learning curves have become a robust technique for modeling technological change in energy portfolios and as inputs into forecasting models However traditional

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  • Future of War Conference 2016 | ASU in Washington D.C.
    Institute for International Leadership Melikian Center Language Training Center National Affiliations National Capital Chapter ASU Alumni Association National 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 Back to all videos Future of War Conference 2016 The above video link takes you to http www ustream tv recorded 84314328 The Future of War Conference brings together a collection of experts to address key issues and challenges arising from the changing nature of conflict and war The conference is a part of initiative linking New America a nonpartisan research public policy institute and civic enterprise and Arizona State University one of the nation s largest public research universities http www

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