Project News

E.g., Sep 2020

Isolation during social distancing becomes a concern

Source: AZ PBS Date: Friday, May 15, 2020

‘Home was ASU’: Graduate returns to school after raising four Sun Devils

Source: ASU Now Date: Friday, May 8, 2020

Q: Were you involved in any clubs/organizations? Which ones? How did they shape your experience?

A: I volunteered with Dr. Neal Lester’s Project Humanities homeless outreach for the last two years. I kind of knew him toward the end of my year at Chandler-Gilbert. 

The art (and shame) of being ‘called out’

Source: ASU Now Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Project Humanities devotes forum to examining social and online phenomenon of holding systems and individuals accountable

America’s past and present: parallel plagues

Source: ahwatukee foothills news Date: Tuesday, April 14, 2020

 I remember well this student’s seemingly self-congratulatory comment even after these many years: “Racism doesn’t affect me because I am white.”

America's past and present: parallel plagues.

Source: ahwatukee foothills news Date: Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Project Humanities: Talking, listening and connecting from a distance

Source: ASU Now Date: Friday, March 27, 2020

These are most precarious times. COVID-19 has turned our lives upside down. Almost everything we know has changed in a matter of weeks, including how we interact with others. But does that mean we should unlearn what’s important, including how we show our humanity to each other at such a crucial time?

Ahwatukee prof receives 2 awards for his work

Source: ahwatukee foothills news Date: Sunday, March 22, 2020

ASU Project Humanities Founder and Director Dr. Neal Lester, an Ahwatukee resident, was recently recognized with two awards for his leadership and community service.

Social connections can ease 'toxic parenting' behaviors, experts say

Source: ASU Now Date: Friday, March 20, 2020

Parents need strong social support because poor parenting not only damages children, but also leads to negative consequences for the larger community, according to a panel of experts who spoke at an Arizona State University event on Thursday.

Ahwatukee Prof Receives 2 Awards for His Work,

Source: Ahwatukee Foothills News Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2020

ASU Project Humanities Founder and Director Dr.Neal Lester, an Ahwatukee resident, was recently recognized with two awards for his leadership and community service.

While the coronavirus has us out hoarding supplies, they risk helping those at risk

Source: azcentralDate Date: Monday, March 16, 2020

Once the coronavirus outbreak morphed from a slightly alarming news story into THE news story, the ONLY news story, I asked Neal Lester if COVID-19 concerns had dramatically impacted his usual schedule.

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