SBS In The News

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...

The University of Arizona Offers Two New Food Programs
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 10:43am

As new food-related majors are burgeoning across the country, the new B.A. in Food Studies and B.S. in Nutrition and Food Systems offer UA students exciting opportunities to explore the...

UA Scientists Selected as Authors for International Climate Report
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 3:10pm

Three University of Arizona professors have been selected to contribute to a significant report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

Diana Liverman, Regents' Professor in the...

SBS Staff Win Awards!
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 12:13pm

Congrats to the advising team in the UA School of Government and Public Policy on winning a UA Team Award for Excellence. Thanks for all you do for your more than 2,500 students!

Five staff...

Annual Poverty Project Focuses on Neighborhood Satisfaction, Health
Friday, May 18, 2018 - 12:16pm

Low-income households in Tucson are less satisfied renting and living in north and east Tucson neighborhoods, according to findings presented by University of Arizona students from the Poverty in...

New Haury Grant Centers on Habitat Restoration
Friday, May 18, 2018 - 11:32am

The winning La Siembra project involves the community in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of an urban farm on the vacant site of the former Julia Keen Elementary School....

UA Alumnus Mohammed Sharaf Awarded Honorary Degree from SBS and Eller
Friday, May 18, 2018 - 11:27am

Congratulations to UA alumnus Mohammed Sharaf, who was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the Eller College of Management during...

Our 13 favorite student messages at SBS Convocation
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 2:54pm

Thanks everyone for making the SBS Spring Convocation a blast. We had nearly 1,200 graduating seniors and each submitted a 75-character message to show their appreciation and immortalize their...

SBS Undergraduate Student Award Recipients
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 9:19am

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...

To Improve Relationship With Kids, Turn Up the Music
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 1:06pm

Children who grow up listening to music with their parents report having better quality relationships with their moms and dads when they reach young adulthood, researchers found.

If you'...

Four SBS Students Earn NSF Graduate Research Fellowships
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 4:55pm

Congratulations to the four SBS students who were awarded the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, one of the most prestigious graduate fellowships in the nation by the National Science Foundation!...

UA Programs Earn Top Marks From Philosophical Gourmet
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 3:49pm

The University of Arizona's political philosophy program is ranked No. 1 in the 2018 Philosophical Gourmet Report. 

The UA also was ranked in eight other areas of study in the report,...

Footprints Provide First Evidence of Ancient Humans Interacting with Giant Sloths
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 3:46pm

Researchers found fossilized human footprints inside the ancient footprints of a giant ground sloth, leading them to believe a human may have stalked the animal in a hunting expedition at the end...

UA Alumna Shares Arizona Republic's Pulitzer Prize
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 3:42pm

Hannah Graber produced podcasts and contributed video and audio for 'The Wall,' which won a Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting. Two other UA alumni and a former adjunct instructor also had a...


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