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Expand your mind with SBS's Community Classroom 

Study with renowned University of Arizona professors and community scholars by taking one of our community courses this fall! Explore topics such as courage compassion and how photojournalism helps shape civic life or learn new skills with a workshop on video and online marketing strategies.

Registration for our Fall 2021 courses is now open!  

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Compassion implies a social relation between those who suffer vulnerability, loss, or harm and those who can do something to help. 

From its roots in religion and spirituality to philosophy, psychology, and more recently, as a topic of interest in both cognitive science and social justice organizing, compassion presents us with interesting and challenging questions.

If it is true that human suffering is universal, is compassion also wired into our nature as humans, or is it a choice and a capacity that must be cultivated and developed?

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Many University of Arizona students have been impacted by COVID-19 disruptions. The Arizona Student Emergency Fund will allow us to act quickly and strengthen our ability to help students, right now and in the future.

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Major Spotlight

Want to stand at the forefront of a more just and equal world?

Explore the new, fully-online BA in Human Rights Practice at the University of Arizona to find out how you can ignite your career in this important and growing field.

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