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.

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.

The benefits of parks seem obvious – bringing social, cultural and environmental impact while at the same time working to minimize pollution and crowding.

In fall 2013 the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix followed up on its record-setting exhibition with Chihuly in the Garden, bringing the renowned artist, Dale Chihuly, back for a second time.

The Victimology Section of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences will award its 2014 New Scholar Award to Kate Fox, an assistant professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, part

The Arizona State University Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation recently released the latest edition of the Scope of the Arizona Non

An ambitious study driven by Arizona State University is examining how national monuments and parks in the rocky mountain west can expand economic benefits and highlight and preserve the amenities

Two Arizona State University faculty researchers are about to journey into the mountainous wilderness of western India, and what they might find there - frightening demons, gods and goddesses, or a

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