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Change to Dept of Defense Summer 2015 Student Internship Program (Unpaid)

We wanted to let you know that the application for the Summer 2015 Student Internship Program (unpaid) will open on September 2, 2014 and close on October 17, 2014.

Please note this is an earlier-than-usual deadline. We highly encourage you to complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

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Change to the Duke Semester in India Program

The Duke Semester in India program, which used to be held in the Spring semester, will re-open in Fall 2015. This program features four courses that focus on and environmental conservation, global health, poverty studies and development. Students will have the opportunity to spend half of the semester in Udaipur in the west and the other half in Bangalore in the south, visiting wildlife sanctuaries, field hospitals, rural villages and prominent development NGO’s. 
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AT Steele Photographs Now in the ASU Digital Repository

American journalist A.T. Steele made the challenging trek to Tibet in 1939 and again in 1944, and he created a series of amazing photographs documenting the childhood and family of the 14th Dalai Lama and the history, geographyand culture of Tibetan peoples. ASU’s Center for Asian Research digitized the photos and transcribed Steele’s descriptions, and Special Collections has now added those materials to the ASU Digital Repository for global access. Read more »

ASU Students Participate in International Japanese Language Project

As part of the international “Construction of Japanese Language Learners’ Corpus with Overseas Collaboration  - Based on an Organic Relation Between Research and Construction,” two researchers from Japan interviewed 51 ASU students of Japanese language in February 2014. ASU is the only US institution where interviews were conducted with learners of Japanese who are also native speakers of English.  Read more »

2014 Western Conference for the Association of Asian Studies

October 2-4, 2014

The 2014 WCAAS Asia Studies Conference at ASU opens with a welcome reception on the evening of Thursday, October 2 at the ASU Brickyard Ceramic Center in Downtown Tempe and continues with more than twenty panels featuring scholarly papers on East, South, and Southeast Asia on the Friday and Saturday. Read more »

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