ASU's Week in Pictures
Sarang Talwalkar, an ASU master's student in public administration, talks with Susie Downey of Starwood Hotels at the Collegiate Job and Internship Fair on Feb. 13. Talwalkar was looking for a summer internship.Andy DeLisle
James Yunt (left) and Riyan Setaidji huddle over their laptops in the Engineering Student Center as they prepare for an upcoming math exam.Tom Story
Assistant Surgeon General Nadine Simons, of the U.S. Department of Public Health Services, gave the keynote address at a special lecture event, "The Challenges of Smoking Cessation on College Campuses," on Feb. 15 in the Memorial Union. Simons was joined by Justin Zeien, vice president of the Health and Counseling Student Action Committee, and Teri Pipe, dean of ASU's College of Nursing and Health Innovation, in discussing the student-led effort to make ASU a tobacco-free campus and how the initiative is part of a collaboration with Mayo Clinic on developing a healthy lifestyle campus. ASU will join more than 800 universities nationwide in becoming 100 percent tobacco-free on Aug. 2, 2013.Tom Story
Justin Zeien (left), vice president of HCSAC and chair of the Smoking Cessation Committee, answers an audience question as Teri Pipe (center) and Nadine Simons listen.Tom Story
During a meeting on Feb. 14, at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, dean Douglas Sylvester talks with Zin Mar Aung, a former political prisoner from Burma, about the potential development in that country of rule of law and constitutionality. Aung learned about the College of Law's clinical program, which provides law students practical lawyer experiences, while assisting citizens with justice, and may be a model for creating access to justice in Burma.Tom Story
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor (ret.) hugs Burmese democracy advocate Zin Mar Aung following their meeting Feb. 14. Justice O'Connor heard about Aung's imprisonment for 11 years for her involvement in her country's pro-democracy movement. Aung is part of a larger delegation traveling the U.S. to broaden Burma's democratic network, train her and her colleagues, and explore partnerships with U.S. organizations. The visit was planned by ASU's McCain Institute for International Leadership.Tom Story
A crowd of Phoenicians came to the Heard Museum for the Zócalo event, "How Do We Rebuild Neighborhoods After Foreclosures?" on Feb. 11. The speakers, from left to right: Mortgage Resolution Partners CEO Graham Williams; ASU geographer and urban planner Deirdre Pfeiffer; Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis economist William R. Emmons; and the moderator, New York Times Phoenix bureau chief Fernanda Santos.
The traditional focuses of the Fourth Amendment – whether there is an intrusion on privacy and whether there is a reasonable expectation of privacy – are not useful for dealing with new technologies, according to Erwin Chemerinsky, founding dean and Distinguished Professor at the University of California, Irvine School of Law.
Chemerinsky, a constitutional law expert and national commentator on legal issues, delivered his comments during the 17th annual Willard H. Pedrick Lecture, Feb. 18, at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law.
Paul Kei Matsuda, professor of English and director of the Second Language Writing Program, opened the 18th Southwest English Symposium Feb. 15 with his remarks. The event was co-sponsored by Project Humanities.Tom Story
Costica Bradatan, visiting faculty fellow at ASU and associate professor in the Honors College at Texas Tech, gave the closing address at the 18th Southwest English Symposium.Tom Story
Wilbert Smith, author and producer of the film "Hole in the Head: A life revealed," and Neal Lester, associate vice president for Humanities and Arts, lead a discussion of Smith's film following a screening at the First Institutional Baptist Church as part of Project Humanities events.Tom Story
Changemaker Central will receive an Ashoka U – Cordes Innovation Award for its high-impact approach to positive change and innovation in social entrepreneurship at the Ashoka U Exchange from Feb. 21-23 at the University of San Diego, when more than 150 colleges and universities from more than 40 countries share social entrepreneur best practices and advance collaborative projects across campuses. To learn more, visit: https://asunews.asu.edu/20130221_Changemakeraward.Tom Story
Students in the School of Arts, Media + Engineering's Digital Culture program, Aziza Ismail, Janelle Hinesley, Caleb Killian and Justin Boord-Balash, brainstorm with visiting professor Don Marinelli (second from left) about an interactive body suit they've created for a dancer's improvisational piece, to be performed as part of the Digital Culture Showcase during Emerge, March 1-2. Visit emerge2013.asu.edu for more information.Tom Story