SBS In The News

Aurelie Sheehan Blurs Line between Poetry and Essays in New Collection
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 1:00pm

Once into the Night, a collection of 57 brief stories by Aurelie Sheehan, head of the University of Arizona...

How Africans are Changing Asylum Law
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 12:16pm

Legal historian Benjamin N. Lawrance, who is the new editor-in-chief of African Studies Review, is researching the changing nature of asylum law using the oral histories collected from his years...

Winter 2018 Undergraduate Student Award Recipients
Monday, December 17, 2018 - 1:02pm

Several SBS students were honored for their extraordinary accomplishments during the SBS convocation ceremony! Nominated by faculty, the students were selected because of their notable...

India's Right to Information Act Provides Lessons on How to Advance Government Transparency
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 10:39am

Journalists are often assumed to be the biggest utilizers of freedom-of-information legislation, but new UA-led research found that collaborations between journalists, social activists and civil-...

Donor in Paradise
Friday, December 7, 2018 - 5:10pm

If you’re a fan of ABC’s The Bachelorette—or a self-proclaimed member of Bachelor Nation—you may remember Adam Gottschalk from season 13. Or maybe you remember him...

Alum Maggie Melo on Combining Academic Interests to Create Your Future
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 12:57pm

Traditionally, students in doctorate programs get their degree in a field, and then apply for an academic job in that same field. But not Maggie Melo.

In 2018, Melo received her Ph.D. from...

UA Student Among 32 American Rhodes Scholars
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 12:03pm

After graduating from the University of Arizona Honors College and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences in May, Leah Crowder dove immediately...

UA Signs Agreement with Colegio de San Luis to Collaborate on Social Sciences and Humanities
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 11:16am

On Nov. 8, 2018, University of Arizona President Robert Robbins and El Colegio de San Luis President David Vazquez Salguero signed a Memorandum of...

Q&A: UA Anthropologist Featured in New 'Native America' Series
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 12:20pm

Lindsay Montgomery, an assistant professor in the University of Arizona School of Anthropology, is among the experts who appear...

UA Alumnus and Employee Wins Rocky Mountain Emmy for "Our Desert Farms"
Monday, November 5, 2018 - 1:57pm

UA alumnus Anna Augustowska won a Rocky Mountain Emmy Award this fall for her documentary "Our Desert Farms.” Augustowska, who received her master's...

Growing Food and Energy Solutions
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 10:12am

Named by Fast Company magazine as a finalist for its 2018 World Changing Ideas Awards, the UA’s agrivoltaics project, which involves growing plants under solar panels, is an innovative...

Collaborating with Computers to Improve Cancer Treatment
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 10:06am

More than a million research papers on cancer are published every year, detailing results that inch us closer to understanding cancer pathways, the molecular interactions that cause cells to...

What Makes A Good Working Dog? Canine 'Aptitude Test' Might Offer Clues
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 9:40am
Testing dogs' cognitive abilities might help predict which dogs will be most successful in various working roles, according to new research by Evan MacLean, director of the Arizona Canine Cognition...
UA International Programs Receive Over $4.8 million in Federal Funding
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 12:45pm

Three University of Arizona international/language centers have been awarded grants from the U.S. Department of Education for four years of funding, totaling more than $4.8 million.


Homecoming News: David Yetman Named 2018 Alumnus of the Year
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 3:29pm

This year’s SBS’s Alumnus of the Year is David Yetman. Yetman was acknowledged by the college in the Alumni...


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