Editor's note: Welcome to ASU Now's live-blog coverage of the opening week of the Ambassador Barbara Barrett & Justice Sandra Day O’Connor Washington Center at Arizona State University, the university's new home in Washington, D.C. Find the event schedule here and more photos from the week here.
Two more days of celebration
6:30 p.m. Sunday, March 18
Events continue this week at the new Barrett & O’Connor Washington Center in our nation’s capital.
“The McCain Institute at ASU: How Do We End Terrorism?” 5-7 p.m. Monday, March 19 — Former Homeland Security Advisor (and McCain Institute Trustee) Fran Townsend, former Director of the US National Counter-Terrorism Center Nick Rasmussen, and special guests describe the evolution of global terrorism since 9/11and discuss long-term approaches for overcoming it.
CGEST Reception, 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, March 20 — This event hosted by the Center for Gender Equity in Science and Technology convenes leading African-American women in STEM to provide a forum for women to strategize and build coalitions, continue discourse from previous gatherings that have led to grant-funded projects, share job announcements and explore opportunities to support and lead interagency functions.
Learn more at washingtondc.asu.edu/center-launch.
Katherine Reedy, Steven Beschloss and Penny Walker contributed to this blog. Top photo by Charlie Leight/ASU Now