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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...

UA Women and Science Engineering Program Hosts Excellence Banquet, Features IBM Inventor and UA Alumnus
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 1:00pm

On April 25, 2018 at 6 p.m., the University of Arizona Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Program is hosting its annual banquet.

WISE, which is...

Anthropologist Barbara Mills Named Regents' Professor
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 12:58pm

Five University of Arizona faculty members — David Breshears, Dr. Allan Hamilton, Barbara Mills, Steven Schwartz and Robert A. Williams Jr. — have been named Regents' Professors by the Arizona...

The Darker Side of Digitalization
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 12:50pm

UA researchers are calling for a collective approach to a host of emerging ethical issues in the rapidly changing technological world, where today there are more questions than answers.


Honors Senior Majoring in Geography Awarded Gates Cambridge Scholarship
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 12:31pm

Dino Kadich (class of ‘18) is an Honors senior majoring in Geography and Africana Studies, with a minor in North Eastern and North African Studies. His hard work has culminated in him being named...

Community Connections Help Create Cultural Understanding
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 12:18pm

A new UA course offers students the chance to expand their cultural understanding by engaging with local community members representing various Middle Eastern ethnic groups.

It can be...

Supporting Early Childhood Education
Monday, April 9, 2018 - 12:11pm

On Thursday, April 5, 2018, the UA College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the Arizona Daily Star’s editorial department co-sponsored the Early Childhood Education Leadership Summit at UA...

UA Agrivoltaics Project Named as a 2018 World Changing Idea
Monday, April 9, 2018 - 11:00am

A University of Arizona research project exploring innovative ways to grow food under solar panels was honored today as Fast Company announced the...

Daniel Ellsberg and Noam Chomsky Discuss Nuclear War on April 24 (Tickets on Sale Starting April 10)
Friday, April 6, 2018 - 12:06pm

The University of Arizona College of Social and Behavioral Sciences is presenting a once-in-a-lifetime event: a conversation between UA Professor Noam Chomsky and Daniel Ellsberg on the topic of...

Noam Chomsky and Marv Waterstone speak at University of Sonora
Monday, April 2, 2018 - 3:37pm

On March 15, 2018, University of Arizona professors Noam Chomsky and Marv Waterstone gave a lecture on “Gangster Capitalism and Transboundary Resistance” at the University of Sonora in Hermosillo...

Linguistics Faculty Involved in Consciousness Conference, which includes Free Noam Chomsky Talk
Monday, April 2, 2018 - 8:46am

The Science of Consciousness (TSC) Conference will be held from April 2-7, 2018 at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson. This interdisciplinary...

UA Creates National Prize for Academic Excellence in Mexican American Studies
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 9:09am

The award, created by the UA Department of Mexican American Studies, Fundación Mexico, and the Consulate of Mexico in Tucson, will be given to Professor Carlos Vélez-...


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