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Timothy completes book tour, speaking engagements in China

School of Community Resources & Development Professor Dallen Timothy recently returned from a two-week book signing tour and speaking circuit in China.

His book Cultural Heritage and Tourism was published in Chinese in summer 2014 to a receptive audience throughout the country. He delivered 12 lectures and attended various meetings in Beijing, Nanjing and Guilin, including the official book launch and signing.

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This week the White House announced that President Obama has set aside $75 million for police departments to buy body-worn cameras. Michael White, associate professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice was sought out for his expertise in this area:
Do Police Body Cams Work? (KCRW News, Los Angeles)

Students awarded Central AZ Conservation Alliance grant

More than two million people hiked, biked, camped or fished at one of the 10 regional Maricopa County parks last year. How much are people willing to pay to access the parks?

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Arizona getting more serious about water (Arizona Republic)
An Arizona Republic editorial emphasizes the importance of planning for tommorrow, citing a new initiative in the Morrison Institute: the Kyl Center for Water Policy. 

Fall 2014 Master of Nonprofit Studies graduation reception, Dec. 3

Join us on Wednesday, December 3 as we celebrate the newest graduates of the Master of Nonprofit Studies (MNpS) program at ASU.

Come discover the impact these talented graduate students have had on the local nonprofit community through their “Capstone Project Poster Presentation” and brief remarks.

22nd Annual Nonprofit Conference attracts record attendance

The ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation held its 22nd Annual Nonprofit Conference on Sustainability Strategies on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at the Black Canyon Conference Center. The conference celebrated over 20 years of education, knowledge and tools to help build the capacity of the nonprofit community – and attracted a record-breaking 400+ nonprofit leaders, managers, executive directors/CEOs, community funders, business leaders, ASU alumni, faculty, staff and students.

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Parched cities share water in West (Wall Street Journal)
Dave White, associate professor in the School of Community Resources and Development and co-director of the Decision Center for a Desert City, talks about the trend toward cooperation among water agencies. 

Homecoming 2014: Written in the Sparks (ASU week in photos)
Senior social work major Brittany Garcia was part of the 2014 Homecoming Court.

ASU Staff/Faculty can help send nonprofit students to the Alliance Management Institute

Nonprofit Leadership Alliance students participate annually in the Alliance Management Institute (AMI), a premier “beyond-the-campus” leadership and learning experience for aspiring nonprofit professionals. Our students will join over 800 young, diverse leaders from other universities at this extraordinary learning opportunity. By participating in AMI, our students will be better prepared and more motivated to change the world as they learn from internationally renowned nonprofit leaders and practitioners through workshops, seminars and simulations.

22nd Annual Nonprofit Conference on Sustainability Strategies, Nov. 5

The ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation will host the 22nd Annual Nonprofit Conference on Sustainability Strategies on Wednesday, November 5, 2014, from 8 – 4 p.m. at the Black Canyon Conference Center (9440 North 25th Avenue | Phoenix).

This conference celebrates over 20 years of education, knowledge and tools to help build the capacity of the nonprofit community – and attracts over 350 nonprofit leaders, managers, executive directors/CEOs, business leaders, ASU alumni, faculty, staff and students.

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Local combat veterans working to heal wounded warriors through fitness at Crossfit ETP (ABC 15)
Daniel Neild, an undergraduate student in the therapeutic recreation program, and high school friend Travis McQuade, are hoping to start a nonprofit, Wounded Wodders, to provide comfort and healing to fellow veterans.

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