Meet Ambassador Edward O'Donnell and hear about his experience teaching at the McCain Institute for International Leadership in Washington, D.C.

In his foreign service career, Edward O’Donnell served in Germany, Austria and Latin America. Recently, he returned to the United States after nearly three years in Afghanistan. He is an economic officer and has worked on business and political issues such as counternarcotics. In addition, O’Donnell was a special envoy for Holocaust negotiations.

Pizza will be provided.

Journey Around the World

Take a journey around the world with Peace Corps and experience different cultures. Returned Peace Corps volunteers will each set up a booth displaying pieces from their host community. Come learn about the experience and countries that Peace Corps volunteers serve in.

Interplanetary Initiative Lab Grand Opening

Interplanetary Initiative Lab Grand Opening

Explore ASU’s newest research center

Be among the first to preview the Interplanetary Initiative premier new lab space! The Lab is dedicated to forging long-term collaborations amongst external partners, ASU faculty and students. You're invited to self-tour the different areas of the Lab including the protospace, electronics lab, shop, vacuum testing area, ground station and clean room.

Thursday, Feb 27, 4–6 p.m.

Digital Culture Speaker Series: Future Rising — A Journey From the Past to the Edge of Tomorrow

Bio: Andrew Maynard is a scientist, author and a widely recognized thinker and commentator on socially responsible and ethical innovation. As director of the ASU Risk Innovation Lab, he is pushing the boundaries of how to think about risk and learn to succeed as we develop increasingly complex technologies. 

Active Shooter Preparedness Training

Arizona State University Police offers a free active shooter training course to help you develop skills to increase your chances of surviving an active shooter event. Attendees watch active shooter video scenarios and may participate in an ASU Police officer instructor-led discussion about tactics that reinforce the "run, hide, fight" concept.

Visit the ASU Police Active Shooter Preparedness training webpage for additional information.

Jane Gordon Lecture

Jane Gordon is director of graduate studies and associate professor of political science with affiliations in El Instituto, Philosophy, and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at UCONN.  She is, most recently, author of "Statelessness and Contemporary Enslavement" (Routledge 2020) and "Creolizing Political Theory: Reading Rousseau through Frantz Fanon" (Fordham University Press 2014) and co-editor (with Cyrus E.