Events Commemorating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

ASU observes Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (AAPIHM) during the month of April by celebrating the histories, cultures, and contributions of the Asian, Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. 

Dr. David Shiffman Talks Sharks for Graduate College ASU Open Door Event

ASU Open Door, an annual university-wide event, invites the local community, adults and children of all ages, to experience the colleges, departments and organizations of ASU. This year, the event will be hosted virtually and begins on Monday, March 1, and will be available year-round!

Events Commemorating ASU’s Women’s HERstory Month

Nationally, March has been heralded as Women’s History Month since 1987 thanks to the pioneering efforts of the National Women’s History Project - now called the National Women’s History Alliance. At ASU, the community has created Women's HERstory Month, commemorating women’s history with in-person and virtual events ranging from watch parties to learning about womanism. 

ASU events celebrate Black History Month

Black History Month is the annual celebration of achievements by Black Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history. This year’s theme, established each year by the Association for The Study of African American Life and History, is “The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity.” While former President Gerald Ford officially recognized Black History Month in 1976, Carter G.

Don’t miss out on these upcoming events hosted by the Graduate College this spring!

As the ASU community continues to navigate the global pandemic, the Graduate College remains committed to recognizing student and faculty achievements and curating professional development opportunities through virtual events this spring. 

Whether you’re looking for professional development, coping skills, graduate student resources or you just want to help celebrate friends and colleagues, the Graduate College has an event for you!

ASU Shares and Celebrates the Cultures of Indigenous Peoples for Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month, a national celebration that aims to recognize “the significant contributions the first Americans made to the establishment and growth of the United States.”* The ASU Office of Student and Cultural Engagement and the Alliance of Indigenous Peoples (AIP) is inviting the community to join them in the recognition of Native American heritage by participating in activities and events throughout November.

2020 ASU Salute to Service events honor veterans, service members and first responders during November

For nearly a decade during November, ASU has honored those who have served and contributed to our nation’s defense. This tradition was aligned with Veteran’s Day on November 11 and developed under the banner, ASU Salute to Service. This November is no exception. However, ASU is broadening their focus to also include those serving on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes teachers, first responders, nurses, doctors, firefighters, public servants, workers in nonprofit organizations and other essential workers.

2020 ASU ARCS Scholars Showcase

Each Fall, the ASU Graduate College welcomes the Phoenix Chapter of the Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS)  Foundation to campus to meet with the graduate scholars that their organization generously funds and their faculty mentors.

3 professional development workshops you won't want to miss this spring

Start 2020 with fresh skills and a new outlook on your career! Join PFx, a nationally recognized professional development program, at these upcoming workshops. 

Academic Introvert, No More: Building Authentic Professional Relationships (Brown Bag)

 Do you shudder at the thought of starting a conversation with a peer or colleague you don’t know? Do you avoid introducing yourself to faculty, peers, or esteemed professionals because you have no idea what to say?

Road Trip! National Postdoctoral Association Conference comes to San Diego

The The annual National Postdoctoral Association Conference is the largest national conference and networking event dedicated to the postdoctoral community and features national speakers and workshop sessions designed to enhance the postdoctoral experience.