ASU's Week in Pictures
Students from Canyon Leadership Academy make signs following a presentation on the Civil Rights struggle, prior to their reenactment of the March on Washington.Tom Story
Having completed their signs, local 6th-8th grade students marched toward through the Paley Gates to Fletcher Lawn on ASU’s West Campus.Tom Story
Gathered in front of the reflecting pool, the students take part in a tradition at Arizona State University’s West campus that dates back to 1991.Tom Story
Charles St. Clair's reenactment of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech served as the finale for the March on West event. St. Clair teaches acting and directing at the West campus and he is also the technical director for the Division of Humanities Arts and Cultural Studies in the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences.Tom Story
Leon Begay, a senior civil engineering major from Tuba City, Ariz., adds his photo to the “I Reflect and Act” board during the MLK student rally on Hayden Lawn at the Tempe campus.Tom Story
MLK Student-Servant Leadership Award winner Timothy Huffman, a doctoral student in the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication, spoke about his work with homeless youth in the community during the MLK student rally.Tom Story
Myles Lynk discussed the civil rights struggle during the MLK student rally. Lynk is the Peter Kiewit Foundation Professor of Law and the Legal Profession at ASU’s Sandra Day O’Conner College of Law.Tom Story
Winners of the essay contest read their winning entries at the Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast Celebration. Clockwise from upper right: Faith Pikula, 3rd grade, Bios Christian Academy; Micah Vassey, 1st grade, Bios Christian Academy; Estevan LaTurco, 7th grade, Dodge Middle School; Rachel Slepian, 10th grade, Chaparral High School.
For a list of all the winners, visit http://asunews.asu.edu/20120110_mlkpostercontest
ASU graduate student Timothy Huffman received the 2012 MLK Servant-Leader award at the breakfast celebration. Huffman is a leader in an organization called Stand Up For Kids Phoenix, which provides outreach to homeless youth. To better serve the youth, Stand Up For Kids believes that it needs to engage the community, raise awareness, and create relationships with broader community groups to serve homeless youth. To learn more about Huffman and the award visit http://asunews.asu.edu/20111128_Huffman.Tom Story
Jenny Norton addresses the attendees at the MLK breakfast celebration, while her husband, Bob Ramsey, listens. The couple were awarded the MLK Servant-Leadership award for their work with the homeless and support of education. For more information on the award visit http://asunews.asu.edu/20111208_ramsey.Tom Story
Judy Mohraz, president and CEO of the Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust, is interviewed by the media following the event announcing that the Piper Trust has has established a $10M strategic investment fund at ASU to enable the university to improve all aspects of health care delivery. For more information visit http://asunews.asu.edu/20120119_piper_fund_health.Tom Story
Heather Landes (left), associate dean at the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, explains her thought process in evaluating the Design Cluster Competition. The other judges of the projects and their presentations were Sen. Robert Meza (center), and Grady Gammage, Jr. (right).
Student teams combined the skills from their disciplines and most teams had four of the five design disciplines represented. Their task was to solve a problem Arizona will likely be facing in the next 100 years. To learn more about the competition visit http://asunews.asu.edu/20120123_video_designclustercompetition.
Algatech was the winning team from the Design Cluster Competition. From left to right: Tasmia Khan, Christopher Ford, Aaron Escamilla, George Goh and Jesus Hernandez.
The team's proposed solution to Arizona's dependence on oil is to create algae farms utilizing the Arizona sun, which will create biofuels and feed for agriculture.
Design School graduate student Adam Tate explains to ASU President Michael Crow his design for a pontoon research lab, as part of an exhibit at the School of Life Sciences. The concept is one of several solutions a team of interdisciplinary students developed during the first traveling studio to the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Gamboa, Panama. For more on the project, visit http://asunews.asu.edu/20120113_Panamadesign.Chakris Kussalanant
Robert Odawi Porter, President of the Seneca Nation of Indians, explored “Tribal National Security Strategy for the 21st Century,” at the Fifth Annual William C. Canby Jr. Lecture held in the Great Hall of the the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at ASU.Tom Story