Earn a scholarship with the Reimagine Challenge 2020 — proposals due September 25

Posted by on Sep 22, 2020 in Competitions, Graduate Students, Scholarship, Students |

Reimagine Challenge 2020 instructions

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You’re invited to submit inventive and compelling ideas about changes that could create a better world — and earn a scholarship!

The Reimagine Challenge 2020 will award $25,000 to 20 undergraduate or graduate students, plus an additional $25,000 to the institution in which they are enrolled. This is a competitive scholarship, with two rounds of vetting before winners are selected and announced.

Virtual office hours are available on a limited basis for interested students wanting support or feedback on their submission materials, to address questions and inquiries regarding the challenge, or for additional insight and perspective into the funder.

Learn more about how to apply. Proposal materials must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. EST on Friday, September 25, 2020.

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Nominate Fulton Schools individuals and groups for CCI Catalyst Awards 2020 by October 7

Posted by on Sep 18, 2020 in Faculty, Graduate Students, Nominations, Staff, Students |

ASU Committee for Campus Inclusion Catalyst Awards 2020

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Recognize the fantastic work being done at the Fulton Schools and ASU! The ASU Committee for Campus Inclusion is accepting nominations for the 2020 CCI Catalyst Awards honoring individuals, groups, teams organizations/units and programs that have catalyzed change by fostering and promoting diversity and inclusion at ASU and beyond.

Submit a nomination by Wednesday, October 7, 2020!

Nominations may be submitted by any member of the ASU community. Award decisions are made by the Committee for Campus Inclusion Executive Board.

Nominations are evaluated for contributions by faculty, staff, student (undergraduate/graduate) student organization or team, employee organization or team, and university programs.

All nominees will be recognized and recipients will be announced via Zoom at the CCI Awards Ceremony in October 2020.

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Nature@Noon Lecture: From understanding ants to building better robots, September 30

Posted by on Sep 17, 2020 in Events, Graduate Students, Students |

Nature@Noon: From Understanding Ants to Building Better Robots, September 30, 2020

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Each day, ants accomplish seemingly impossible feats. They cooperate to carry large objects, make decisions about where to live or collectively defend their nests without any kind of leadership or central control. How do they do it?

Join ASU biology Professor Stephen Pratt on an exploration of how ants use decentralized design to successfully carry out the tasks of daily survival. Learn how engineers are mimicking these strategies in human applications, including the design of robot swarms in the field.

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