SBS In The News

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...

Online GIST Student Seeks to Reduce the Dangers of Desert Hiking
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 3:33pm

“I’m in the online GIST program,” Poppen said. “And I’m mapping cellphone signals in the Tucson Mountains … I spend a lot of time out here hiking by myself, and I thought that was pretty huge...

Binational Consortium on Migration, Human Security and Human Rights Launched by UA and UNAM
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 11:38am

From April 16- 18, 2018 Dr. Enrique Graue Wiechers, the Rector of Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), visited the UA to discuss collaborations between UNAM and the UA in social science...

New UNAM Multimedia Kiosk at the UA Provides Window into UNAM, Mexico
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 11:24am

On April 17-18, 2018 , Dr. Enrique Graue Wiechers, the Rector of Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), visited the UA to discuss collaborations between UNAM and the UA. One stop on his...

Sociologist Receives Woodrow Wilson Foundation Fellowship to Investigate Reverse Assimilation of Immigrants
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 5:39pm

Christina Diaz, an assistant professor in the University of Arizona School of Sociology, just received a six-month Career...

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