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Thomas Sheridan Named Distinguished Outreach Professor
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 10:44am

Thomas Sheridan has been named a University Distinguished Outreach Professor. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to the outreach at the UA, in the state of Arizona, and the nation....

Creating a More Inclusive Workplace
Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 11:53am

Beth Mitchneck, professor in the University of Arizona School of Geography and Development, is lead author on a Policy Perspectives article in Science on gender equity and institutional...

Several First-Cohort Students to Graduate in May
Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 11:47am

Alexander Rosenthal's future became clear to him last spring during an event honoring University of Arizona alumnus Sam Fox, CEO and founder of the Phoenix-based Fox Restaurant...

How Physics Makes Us Free
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 9:22am

Can it really be that everything you do is determined by facts that were in place long before you were born?

This is the question tackled by Jenann Ismael’s book “How Physics Makes Us Free...

Edward Snowden Compares Privacy to Freedom of Speech
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 9:14am

Edward Snowden says he takes exception to those who say privacy isn't important because they have nothing to hide.

"Privacy is the fountainhead of all rights," Snowden said Friday as part...

Noam Chomsky Teaches Linguistics to UA Students
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - 3:42pm

On March 24, more than 150 UA students showed up early to hear a lecture on “Minimal Computation, Learnability, Evolvability and the Architecture of Language.” The crowd included not just the...

Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute Commits $2M to Create Endowment to Expand Persian and Iranian Studies at UA
Monday, March 21, 2016 - 4:39pm

In celebration of the Persian New Year, Noruz, the UA College of Social and Behavioral Sciences is announcing a $2 million commitment to advance humanistic and social science research in the...

Colorado River Flows Reduced by Warmer Spring Temps
Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 9:42am

Warmer-than-average spring temperatures reduce upper Colorado River flows more than previously recognized, according to a new report from a University of Arizona-led team.

Although climate...

The American Novel in the 21st Century
Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 9:38am

For generations, the novel has been among the most versatile and illuminating modes of creative expression.

The very best novelists — Steinbeck, Baldwin, Twain, Fitzgerald, O'Connor,...

UA Experts Say Apple-FBI Case Portends Future
Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 9:35am

Four experts on privacy and security from the University of Arizona weighed in on the headline-grabbing battle between Apple and the FBI in a panel discussion, generally agreeing that such a...

Drought in Eastern Mediterranean Worst of Past 900 Years
Friday, March 4, 2016 - 8:50am

The recent drought that began in 1998 in the eastern Mediterranean’s Levant region is likely the worst drought of the past nine centuries, according to new research from a team that includes three...

LUNAFEST Film Festival on March 8
Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 1:06pm

Films, feminism, and fun—it’s a winning combination! For the past 11 years, the Women’s Studies Advisory Council (WOSAC) has been selected by Clif Bar and LUNA® to host Tucson’s LUNAFEST. LUNAFEST...

William H. Hesketh Scholarship in History
Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 3:18pm

For more than 15 years, Jennifer Hesketh Aviles, a longtime UA supporter and Tucson activist, has helped fund a history scholarship to honor her father, William Howard Hesketh, a chemical engineer...

SBS Fulbright Scholar Studying Democracy in Norway
Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 1:37pm
The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program provides nearly 800 teaching and research grants to 1,200 U.S. faculty and experienced professionals in...
UA Panel Discusses Privacy, Apple, Surveillance and the FBI
Monday, February 29, 2016 - 8:42am

The battle between privacy and security is back in the headlines with a new case involving Apple and the FBI. The FBI wants Apple to crack the password on an iPhone used by one of the San...

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