Connecting researchers with each other and with practitioners to collaborate on solutions to today’s most pressing sustainability challenges.
Partnerships and events connect the university with diverse communities locally, nationally and globally to engage in critical, solutions-focused dialogue.
Degree programs with a focus in sustainability studies continue to evolve across the university, bridging disciplines and educating leaders.
Through a focus on use-inspired, transdisciplinary research, our work has purpose and impact, creating the trajectory toward a sustainable and prosperous future.
In recognition of substantial and sustained contributions to our understanding of the geography of energy, ASU professor Martin “Mike” Pasqualetti will be awarded the 2015 Alexander and Ilse Melamid Memorial Medal by the American Geographical Society at its annual fall symposium.
A six-year ASU study on the effects of climatic variability on desert grassland, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, found that though shrubs flourish in flood and drought conditions, grasses - commonly grazed on by cattle raised for consumption - diminish.
In recognition of its initiative to improve sustainability in Arizona, ASU was presented with two of the 17 first-place Crescordia awards and one of the 31 Awards of Merit at Arizona Forward's 35th Environmental Excellence Awards gala.