NASA Space Grant Poster Session

ASU/NASA Space Grant Undergraduate Scholars will be showcasing posters to highlight their research in various STEM subjects, allowing them to practice presenting a topic, and to network with other students and faculty. This is in preparation for the Arizona/NASA Space Grant Undergraduate Research Internship Statewide Symposium that will be held in Tempe, AZ in April 21-22, 2017.

Please stop by to support our students and learn more about the ASU/NASA Space Grant program along with current opportunities!

Masterclass: Navah Perlman, Piano

Join us for a free, public masterclass with pianist Navah Perlman who will coach our collaborative pianists and their instrumental colleagues in the piano trio repertoire. 

Navah Perlman has an international career as a pianist performing in solo recitals, making concerto appearances, and performing as a chamber musician. She has performed in concerts with the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Montreal Symphony and the Israel Philharmonic. She regularly performs the piano trio repertoire with violinist Kury Nikkanen and cellist Zuill Bailey.

Using U.S. Census Website and Tools to Capitalize on Research and Statistical Data

This hands-on training immerses participants in Census Bureau data, the most relied-on source for detailed, up-to-date socio-economic statistics covering every community in Arizona.

Who should attend? Faculty, researchers, librarians, and those who use census data for research purposes, budget analysis, needs assessment, developing policy, advocacy, grant writing and planning.

Breaking Down the Language Barrier

Do you worry about your ability to communicate successfully with non-native speakers of English? ASU engages globally so it is imperative that we sharpen our cross-cultural skills.  This session will review the causes and remedies for our communication distress, discuss the most common cultural differences affecting communication with non-native speakers of English, and provide simple steps you can take to minimize a perceived language barrier. 

Mini health screening

ASU benefits-eligible employees with an insurance card issued by the State of Arizona or without can get a 30-minute health screening with immediate results. Several tests, including readings on cholesterol, blood pressure and triglycerides are available free of charge.

Other tests are available for as low as a $20 copay (cash, check, MasterCard/Visa accepted). Bring your ASU ID and Benefit Options insurance cards.

What Are Alternative Facts and Urban Legends in Education and Why Should We Care About Them?

CASGE International Lecture Series with Pasi Sahlberg

Finnish educator, author and scholar Pasi Sahlberg explores three education urban legends inspired by recent policy shifts in Finnish education:

  • "We need to recruit the best and the brightest to become teachers."

  • "No homework will boost children’s learning."

  • "Scrapping the subjects in school schedules is a key to better learning."

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