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June 3, 2021

Last year was a turbulent time for so many. In addition to a raging pandemic, we all witnessed deep social inequities that exist in the U.S. coming into the spotlight; racial, socioeconomic, and beyond. ASA recently did some research into the emotional state of Gen Z from mid 2020 to early 2021, and asked questions to better understand the drivers of their decision-making.

Gen Z Research Snapshot: Gen Z Feels Deeply Connected to Social Causes
May 19, 2021

ASA recently did some research into the emotional state of Gen Z from mid 2020 to early 2021. Overall, Gen Z’s average level of stress was a 6.29 on a scale of 1 to 10. Their stress is higher than their levels of mental healthiness, confidence, anxiety, and optimism...it’s safe to say that, compared to other emotions, stress is a dominant factor in their lives.

Gen Z Research Snapshot: Gen Z Feels Stressed
May 14, 2021

Designed to encourage career exploration through project-based learning for middle school students, in the Solve Together challenge student teams selected one of four real-world challenges, developed a solution, and built and presented their project to address major issues we face today, such as climate change, impacts of the pandemic, and the possibility of sustaining life on other planets.

Student creativity, problem-solving on display in ASA Solve Together challenge winners
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