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Monday, September 30, 2019
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Monday, September 30, 2019
It is no secret that trade policy has been a major priority for U.S. policymakers, business owners and workers this summer. At the top of the agenda is the United States-Canada-Mexico Agreement. If passed, the USMCA will bring much-needed certainty and help ensure continued growth for businesses in Arizona and across the country. Last November, leaders from the U.S., Mexico and Canada signed this new agreement to update existing rules put into place under the North American Free Trade...
Monday, September 16, 2019
Today Governor Ducey sat down with the United States Trade Representative Ambassador Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Suzanne Clark to discuss the need for the ratification of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) in order to secure our nation's economic future. During the event, Governor Ducey discussed the potential impact of the agreement on the nation and highlighted the Commission's USMCA advocacy work. Following the fireside chat, Governor...
Friday, June 14, 2019
PTC invites you to apply for the 2019-2020 Research Seed Grant Cycle! The PTC Research Seed Grants support academic year-long collaborative efforts by Arizona State University (ASU) faculty interested in pursuing research focused on the cultural, economic, political and environmental processes occurring at the intersection of borders and society, with emphasis on the Arizona-Sonora border region. Applications focusing on other borders and transborder communities are also welcome to apply....
Friday, June 14, 2019
En el marco de las atribuciones encomendadas al Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (Conacyt), éste instrumenta su objetivo en fomentar la formación, el desarrollo y la vinculación de la comunidad científica con el fin de consolidar las estrategias y las capacidades nacionales que puedan satisfacer las necesidades y prioridades del país en beneficio del bienestar social, a partir del desarrollo humanista, científico y tecnológico. Mediante el Programa Presupuestario de Becas de Posgrado y...
Friday, April 12, 2019
The U.S.-Mexico border is a complicated mosaic of unpredictable policies and shifting economic tides. A patchwork of man-made and natural barriers spanning four U.S. states and almost 2,000 miles, the stretch is usually defined by the things it separates. But at the Arizona-Sonora Colloquium, academics aimed to challenge that notion by reconnecting the area’s historic ties and forging a more sustainable future for both lands. The biennial event convened for its latest session April 4–5 at...
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Asking about the less obvious consequences of technology is one of Torie Bosch’s rules for thinking about the future, which she shared with an audience in Mexico City last week. Bosch is the editor of Future Tense and an editor-in-residence and lecturer at ASU’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. She was joined by Pablo Duarte, an editor of the prestigious Mexican magazine Letras Libres, and Alejandro Pisanty, a professor of chemistry at the Universidad Nacional...
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
A webinar appearance by ASU President Michael M. Crow and live discussion with Mexican researcher Sergio Alcocer about higher education in the 21st Century is one of two upcoming events announced recently by ASU’s Convergence Lab in Mexico City. Alcocer is president of “México Exponencial,” a think tank focused on generating dialogue on innovation, the Fourth Industrial Revolution, and other topics about government, private industry and academia. The second event, in April, will delve into...
Friday, January 18, 2019
On the second-floor balcony of Noble Library – among artifacts, photographs, maps and charts – students can find a floppy disk sitting in a glass case. While the type of storage device may be obsolete, the information it holds is part of an ongoing study at the Teotihuacan Mapping Project, a research effort working to transfer data about the ancient Mexican city once home to 100,000 people. Michael E. Smith, a professor in the School of Human Evolution and Social Change and director of...

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