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Finding Solutions Where Science and Policy Meet
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 12:27pm

Christopher Scott grew up in the mountain region of India, where, as a child, he used...

UA Advocates for Humanities Research
Friday, March 15, 2019 - 4:47pm

A delegation of UA faculty members joined with colleagues from around the country in Washington D.C. this week for Humanities Advocacy Day.

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Exploring the the Shared Cultural Heritage between the U.S. and Mexico
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 1:53pm

From Feb. 26 – March 1, 2019, the UA hosted the binational research symposium “Shared Cultural Heritage: Memory Spaces, Experiences, and Boundaries.”

The symposium was organized by the UA...

UA's National Prize for Excellence in Mexican American Studies Given to Pioneer of Chicana Feminista Pedagogy
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 10:45am

The award, co-created by the University of Arizona Department of Mexican American Studies, will be given to Professor Dolores Delgado Bernal at a March 30, 2019, dinner fundraiser benefiting MAS...

Spend Late Summer Studying in the Prescott Pines!
Friday, March 1, 2019 - 2:14pm

This summer, UA students can learn, explore, beat the heat, and earn credits at Prescott College.

During the Summer Program, which starts July...

Savoring … It's Not Just for Dinner
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 9:08am

Most of us know what it's like to savor a decadent slice of chocolate cake or a glass of our favorite wine. But savoring is a concept that goes far beyond our taste buds.

While the word...

Four Questions: Keith Allred on Tackling the Problem of Incivility
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 11:21am

Keith Allred, the new director of the UA’s National Institute for Civil Discourse, discusses how the...

MDP Students Bring Their Development Skills to the Community Food Bank
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 2:19pm

“Most people I speak with about sustainable development think that crumbling infrastructure, social injustice, and entrenched poverty are things that happen 'out there'.  They aren't present in...

Do Bigger Brains Equal Smarter Dogs? New Study Offers Answers
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 3:55pm
Larger dogs have better short-term memory and self-control than smaller breeds, according to research led by the UA's Arizona Canine Cognition Center.

Bigger dogs, with larger brains, perform...

New "Smart Talk" Radio Show Showcases Educational, Political, and Social Issues
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 2:38pm

On Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, the talk radio show “Smart Talk with Robin and Al” premiered on Tucson’s 1030 KVOI AM, The Voice. Airing live on Saturdays at 8 a.m., the show will offer a lively and...

Visit SBS Tent at the Festival of Books to Hear Topics Ranging from Incivility to Love
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 10:17am

Come to the Social and Behavioral Sciences Tent (#129) at the 2019 Tucson Festival of Books (March 2-3, 2019) to hear diverse voices discuss the...

Aurelie Sheehan Blurs Line between Fiction, Poetry, and Essay 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-...

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