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UA Community Impact Fellow To Animate Tucson's Dunbar Pavilion
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 3:28pm

On a Friday morning, the Dunbar Pavilion – commonly known as the Dunbar School – sits quiet except for the lively Dunbar Barber Academy, which operates out of a second-floor room that housed a...

$2M Endowed Chair in Israel Studies Will Honor UA Alumnus
Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 4:15pm

The Arizona Center for Judaic Studies in the University of Arizona's College of Social and Behavioral Sciences has received a new commitment of $1.5 million from Bettina B. and Kenneth A. Plevan,...

Winter Solstice Reminds Us of Civilization That Revered Sun
Monday, December 18, 2017 - 2:06pm

Thanksgiving and finals week have come and gone, but the...

When Lemur Families Cuddle, They Share Important Gut Bacteria
Monday, December 18, 2017 - 2:03pm

Red-bellied lemurs maintain very close-knit families,...

UA Student Film Looks at New Type of Zoo
Friday, December 15, 2017 - 9:49am

"A Modern Zoo," a short documentary produced by a science journalism class of 18 students, shows how animal welfare, conservation and education are all important functions of Tucson's Reid...

UA Report Details Tucson's Excellence in Providing Food Diversity and Access
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 8:41am

A new report on the state of Tucson’s food system – produced by the UA Center for Regional Food Studies – shows that Tucson...

Brain May Be Responsible for Similarities Across Languages
Monday, December 4, 2017 - 1:12pm

UA-led research suggests that similarities across human languages may stem from the brain's preference for efficient information processing.

Harelson Family Named SBS 2017 Alumnus of the Year
Monday, November 27, 2017 - 11:24am

Taking up their parents’ banner in supporting UA journalism, brothers Matt and Scott Harelson and their families will be honored by the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences during Homecoming...

3 Things You Should Know About Thanksgiving
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 4:59pm

For many Native Americans, Thanksgiving is not synonymous with blessings and praise. Rather, the day is a reminder of a dark history that is rarely told in its entirety.

Italian Olive to Be Named for UA Anthropology Professor
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 4:53pm

The olive naming is the latest Italian honor bestowed upon Regents' Professor of Anthropology David Soren, who also was named an honorary Italian citizen in 1990 for his archaeological...

American Geographical Society Awards Medal to Diana Liverman
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 1:28pm

The Alexander and Ilse Melamid Medal is one of several prestigious honors given by the American Geographical Society. Diana Liverman, Regents’ Professor of Geography and Development at the...

Breast Pumps at Work
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 10:02am

Starting in Jan. 2018, breast pumps will be covered by the insurance plans offered to University of Arizona employees. The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences...

UA Spring Politics Course Co-taught by Noam Chomsky Offered to Students and Community
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 3:39pm

This spring, students of all ages will have the opportunity to learn about and discuss politics with one of the greatest public intellectuals of our time, Noam Chomsky.


Poor Social Skills May Be Harmful to Mental and Physical Health
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 3:27pm

Poor social skills often lead to stress and loneliness, which can negatively affect physical as well as mental health.

Climate Change Pushing This Lemur to the Limit
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 3:22pm

A new study, co-authored by UA primatologist Stacey Tecot, paints a grim picture for the future of greater bamboo lemurs in Madagascar.



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