Research

Transdiciplinary solutions for community development

School faculty and students conduct a broad range of research that emphasizes transdisciplinary, solutions-oriented approaches to sustainable community development.  Our research brings different disciplines together by advocating a multi-disciplinary systems approach to the study of community, with the aim of making communities better places to live, work, play and visit.  Aligned with the School are several research units, including: the Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation, the Center for Sustainable Tourism, the Partnership for Community Development, and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.

Hiking through hidden caverns bathed with rays of sunlight from above and exploring a traditional Navajo hogan were among the many ways more than 20 Arizona State University tourism students learne

Arizona has seen some improvements in child welfare, but the gains are not equal for all groups — and that's an issue that the state must face, according to Judy Krysik, director of the

Editor's note: This story is part of an ASU Now series celebrating the centennial of the Gr

The youth sports research of a professor in the School of Community Resources and Development will be on display at the inaugural Innovation Day held Friday, November 16 at Sun Devil Stadium in Tem

Most study-abroad trips don’t involve wild elephants tramping a few yards away from the sleeping quarters, but a group of Arizona State University students got to experience just that this summer.

Cape Town, South Africa is hurtling towards a water apocalypse with “Day Zero” — when authorities will turn off the taps — pegged for the first half of April.

Sometimes called the world’s longest art gallery, Utah’s Nine Mile Canyon is home to prolific rock art, structures and artifacts from historic cultures, creating a visual story of life during that

Ramona Denby-Brinson is a professor and associate dean of research for the College of Public Service and Community Solutions.

In 1998, ASU Professor Dave White, then a social sciences graduate student (pictured above), set out to raft the Colorado River through Grand Canyon National Park.

Eric Legg knows firsthand that kindness and positive feedback from a coach can make all the difference to a young person.

Editor’s note: This is the third in a three-part series examining the work that ASU is doing in the realm of water as a resource in the arid West.

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