Abe Tidwell

To many, the Hawaiian Islands are just a beautiful vacation destination full of bent palms, grass skirts, and mai-tais, but to HSD candidate Abe Tidwell they are the site of major energy transitions complicated by racial and post-colonial politics.


Gabriela Gonzalez

HSD PhD student

Gabriela Gonzalez has been pursuing research aimed at discovering how the intersectionality of ethnicity, gender, class, and culture..

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Symposium with Deborah Strumsky

Wednesday, March 23, 2016
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Tempe Campus: Coor 5536

Technological Change and Information Networks

Future in Film - Blade Runner

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

6 PM

ASU West Campus, University Center Building 240 and 241,

4701 W Thunderbird Rd, Glendale, AZ 85306

The influential science fiction film Blade Runner, released in 1982, provides a noir dystopian vision of the near future—an environmentally shattered world with multiethnic cities, flying cars, space colonies, and artificial humans (replicants) and animals.

The Future of "X" series

artificial brain

The Future of Artificial Intelligence

Monday, April 11, 2016
7 PM - 9 PM

Innovation for Impact, Certificate

This certificate will enable students to cultivate the knowledge, skills, and critical dispositions necessary to leverage the power of innovation to achieve personally meaningful and socially significant impact. It is grounded in the belief that each of us can do great things. This program will provide tools and concepts to synthesize research from courses across disciplines in social sciences, humanities, natural sciences and engineering—from across campus as well as across the globe.