Major of the Week: Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning

Faculty, staff and current students will share about interesting courses, minors, certificates, research opportunities and career options in an academic program in the College. Join our discussion about a major that may pique your interest to explore. At The School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, we integrate the tools of geography and urban planning to help you learn cutting-edge techniques that you can use to address the world’s most pressing and complex challenges.

ASU Book Group: ‘Invitation to a Bonfire’ by Adrienne Celt

The ASU Book Group's February 2020 reading selection is "Invitation to a Bonfire" by Adrienne Celt. The book group is open to all in the ASU community and meets monthly from noon to 1 p.m. in the Piper Writers House on ASU's Tempe campus. Haven't read the book? Come anyway! Authors are always present. A no-host luncheon follows at the University Club. 

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Trio Festivale: Multimedia Premieres for Flute, Cello, Piano and Film

Faculty artist Cathal Breslin presents a program that includes two major premieres that depict the Civil Rights Movement of Northern Ireland and the poetry of Patrick Kavanaugh through film and music.

Internationally acclaimed Trio Festivale has recently performed, to great critical acclaim, in venues such as Carnegie Hall in New York, the National Concert Hall in Dublin, Peking University, Beijing Central Conservatory of Music, Hong Kong UST, the Korea Foundation in Seoul and in many other prominent venues across the United States, Asia and Europe.

ASU Choirs: Barrett Pops Concert

The Barrett Choir, conducted by David Schildkret, presents its annual pops concert on a theme chosen by the students. The program features solo and small group performances prepared by the students along with selections performed by the full choir.

General admission tickets are $12 at the box office; fees apply for online advance purchase.  Free student tickets are available by contacting the ASU Gammage box office (480-965-3434).

Ask a Diplomat

Diplomat in Residence, Laura Gritz will host a conversation about careers in the foreign service and preparing for the foreign service officer test on Thursday, Sept. 26 at the School of Politics and Global Studies at Arizona State University.

Forensic Science Day

Interested in pursuing a degree in forensic science? Come and hear about forensics from working professionals and researchers in the field at our annual Forensic Science Day. Get “inked” and find out what your fingerprints tell you! Registration required.

8:30 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. - Community College Students

8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - High school students

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) at ASU West

The W.P. Carey School of Business at the West Campus, in cooperation with the Internal Revenue Service, the Maricopa County Vita Network and A New Leaf, is hosting a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site. This VITA site will offer free income tax preparation for qualified low to moderate-income taxpayers (generally family income of no more than $56,000 in 2019). The West Campus site will operate throughout the 2020 tax filing season in CLCC 210. Complimentary parking is available in ASU West Lot 20 on the South Side of the West Campus. 

Speak Out

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 outlawed discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex or national origin. This is the law, but still we see discrimination in the media, in our law enforcement and in our schools every day. Students “SPEAK OUT” featuring work from the Media, Art and Design Students at the Academies at South Mountain High School. 

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