As my friend says: you matter more than you think

In this month’s message, Dean Libby Wentz discusses the impact of small actions on social change – and her hopes for you during the next chapter of your life! 🎓

Setting boundaries, speaking up and trusting your voice as a woman in academia

During this three-way interview, the three deans of the Graduate College talk about the hurdles and successes they experienced in their academic careers and give advice to students and professionals interested in pursuing a career in academic leadership.

Reimagining the margins

As a collective, we often think of margins as bad things because they imply confinement and rigidity. But what happens when we start to think of them as opportunities? This mindset shift can have major impacts in education, leadership and beyond.

The role music plays in my life

The start of a new semester means welcoming new faces and getting to know you a little better. I was inspired by a recent conversation with graduate students to reflect on the role music plays in my life.

Adapting educational practices to meet students where they are

One of my graduate teaching and mentoring philosophies is to “meet students where they are.” You might be wondering what that means.

Education opens doors and diversity opens innovation: A conversation with Lisa Magaña, Provost Fellow for ASU’s Hispanic Serving initiatives

In June, ASU was designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) by the US Department of Education.

Making a fresh start

My best friend growing up had her birthday on August 5, which of course is right before the start of school.

Graduate students reveal how their research advances ASU's design aspirations

The Graduate College is collecting information from graduate students on how their research contributes to ASU's eight design aspirations. The results are inspiring.

Sitting on both sides of the table: Tips for combating job interview stress

The end of the school year is approaching. Sure, there’s excitement in the air, but endings can also bring uncertainty and insecurity. This is especially true when it comes to a top end-of-year stressor—the job application process. 

Resilience can turn setbacks into opportunities

You’re all familiar with the expression “when one door closes another door opens” and in honor of women’s

Learning how to say the right thing at the right time

Once upon a time—a long time ago—I was sitting among some friends and acquaintances when  a heated discus

Setting goals for success in the new year

At the beginning of each new year, we hear a lot about New Year’s resolutions in the media – mostly about