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UA SBS Downtown Series to Focus on Music, Identity, and Place
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 4:40pm

This October, the University of Arizona College of Social and Behavioral Sciences is hosting a lecture series celebrating the enduring power of music and its relationship to identity, place, and...

Video of UA Campus Free Speech Conversation
Friday, September 14, 2018 - 4:27pm

On Sept. 5, 2018, the University of Arizona College of Social and Behavioral Sciences presented “The Haury Conversation on Campus Free Speech.” 

The panel discussed the boundaries of free...

SHINE Research Group Receive $5 Million in Grants to Help Cancer Survivors and Their Caregivers
Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 10:08am

Chris Segrin, the Steve and Nancy Lynn Professor of Communication, is part of an interdisciplinary team of researchers who will develop precision interventions designed to help cancer survivors...

Geography Student Creates Story Map of Tucson's Murals
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 10:55am

From story mapping Tucson murals to examining how fictional TV and movies shape our understanding of the physical world, Ph.D. candidate Laura Sharp is embracing the field of visual geography....

How News Choices Impact Political Participation Among Young People
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 2:35pm

Young people who seek out news online on their own, rather than relying on conventional news media or news articles posted on social media, are more likely to participate in political activism...

Males Find Specialized Support on SuicideWatch Subreddit
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 2:32pm

New research illuminates how some men and boys who are contemplating suicide are finding emotional support in an unexpected place: Reddit.

Sometimes referred to as the "front page of...

Workplace Bias Differs for Single Versus Married Parents
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 2:28pm

Previous research has shown that mothers and fathers experience different biases at work, with mothers being penalized and fathers benefiting from their parenthood status.

Yet, those...

National Experts to Speak On Campus Free Speech
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 1:37pm

The University of Arizona College of Social and Behavioral Sciences is presenting “The Haury Conversation on Campus Free Speech” on Sept. 5, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. at the North and South Student Union...

NEH Grant Funds Summer Program on Middle Eastern Millennials
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 12:54pm

The University of Arizona (UA) Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES) has received a $90,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to host a one-week summer institute for college...

Haury Program Awards Seed Grants and Fellowships
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 12:48pm

The Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice at the University of Arizona has announced its spring awards, which...

Native Bison Hunters Amplified Climate Impacts on Prairie Fires
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 12:18pm

A new study, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, documents the use of fire to manipulate bison herds in the northern Great Plains. 

Native American communities...

From Star Trek to Cleopatra – Learn from UA Experts This Fall in the SBS Community Classroom
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 4:12pm

Tucson community members have a new opportunity to dive into the social sciences and humanities, or learn new professional skills, with the Community Classroom, offered by the University of...

Earth at Risk of Heading Toward Irreversible “Hothouse Earth” State
Monday, August 6, 2018 - 4:28pm

Diana Liverman, a Regents’ Professor in the School of Geography and Development, is part of an international team of scientists that found that keeping global warming to within 1.5-2°C may be more...

Searching for Noam Chomsky
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 1:17pm

Thomas Saupique and Aurelie Viotto traveled 5,700 miles to take a class with Noam Chomsky. In fact, the couple moved from Lyon, France, to Tucson, Ariz., for eight weeks this past spring to take...

UA receives $1M for Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Professor of Persian Language
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 9:30am

A $1 million grant to the University of Arizona will establish the Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Professor of Persian Language in honor of Mir-Djalali, a renowned linguist and the founder of Roshan...

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