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Pride flag variant based on Daniel Quasar's 2018 design combining elements of the Philadelphia flag and the trans pride flag, and brown and black.

Database Discovery: LGBTQ+ Source enhances inclusive research for LGBTQ+ studies

Looking for information about LGBTQ+ topics, including history, sociology, psychology, and gender studies? Do you need to learn about the history of LGBTQ+ movements, events and people?  LGBTQ+ Progress Pride Flag by Daniel Quasar courtesy Wikimedia C...

Photo of Myacedes Miller sitting on a hill composed of tan sand with footprints around her. She is sitting in front of a sunset wearing white shoes and jean shorts. The sky is blue with clouds blotting an orange sun low on the horizon.

Memory Keepers Fellowship 2024: Myacedes Miller

Introductions The Memory Keepers Fellowship program is a project partnered between ASU’s Community Driven Archive Initiative and the Labriola Center. The fellowship is geared for BIPOC students at local community colleges and for them to explore the field of Library Information Science early in the...

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Applications now open for 2024-2025 Community Archivist Fellowship

The Community Archivist Fellowship Program at the ASU Library is looking for community college students interested in becoming professionally trained archivists or librarians. Students will be introduced to community-driven archives and work closely with archivists and staff from the Community-Drive...

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Make a difference on Sun Devil Giving Day

Sun Devil Giving Day is ASU’s biggest philanthropic event of the year! This day greatly impacts the causes you care about. Each gift, regardless of size, makes a difference.  Suhrud Parag Joglekar is enrolled in the master’s program in robotics and au...

Frank Lloyd Wright's "Taliesin West," his winter home and architectural school, which he began in 1937 in the foothills of the McDowell Mountains in Arizona's Sonoran Desert.

Preserving America’s Cultural Touchstones: the National Register of Historic Places

What do Taliesin West, the “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign and the Hoover Dam have in common? They are all properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  “Frank Lloyd Wright's ‘Taliesin West,’ his winter home and architectural sc...

Esri. The Science of Where

ASU Hosting Esri Global Education Manager on April 4th, 2024

ASU School of Geographical Sciences & Urban Planning will be hosting Dr. Michael Gould for an hour-long talk:On the Evolution of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) Thursday, April 4 4 to 5 p.m. Coor Hall, Room #5536 Dr. Michael Gould is Global Education M...

Screenshot of the 1918 National Parks and Monuments Online Web App showing a digitized version with information on Grand Canyon National Park shown.

New Web Application: 1918 National Parks and Monuments

A new Web App, 1918 National Parks and Monuments, is now live on ASU Geodata. This App digitizes a map of the National Park and Monument system in its infancy and overlays it across a modern map of the United States, allowing the user to explore the NPS two years after its creation. ...

A subsection of the National Parks and Monuments map showing a portion of the California-Nevada Border. Yosemite National Park and Sequoia National Park are prominent, with red boundaries separating them from the green national forest boundaries.

Map of the Month: March 2024

The United States National Park Service (NPS) currently administers 63 National Parks and 85 National Monuments, among the astonishing 423 total areas managed by the agency. That scope wasn’t always so large. In the years after its 1916 inception, the NPS oversaw only a small fraction of the nationa...

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Open Education Week 2024 and OERizona

March 4th to March 8th is Open Education Week, a global celebration of the open education (OE) movement and open educational resources (OER).  What is OER? Simply put, instructors design open educational resources to be used free of charge for teaching and learning. OER content is growing quickly, ...