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Tucson High Seniors Join Community and School Garden Program
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 9:07am

Tucson High students Myriam Sandoval and Andres Mendoza-Taddei are newly minted Wildcats!

Seniors Myriam and Andres are enrolled in the Community and School Garden Program, housed in the...

Marcela Vasquez-Leon Takes Reins of the Center for Latin American Studies
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 9:02am

Marcela Vásquez-León became the new director of the Center for Latin American Studies this semester with the goal of enhancing the...

UA Professor Explores the Definition of Family
Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 9:39am

That which we call family can be as fluid as we allow it to be. David Sterling Brown says examples abound, from Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" to "The Real Housewives of Orange County."

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Engaging with Fairy Tales
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 3:05pm

If your exposure to fairy tales is limited to the sanitized versions popularized in Disney movies, you might be surprised to learn that there is a literary journal on fairy tales housed at the...

Reviving a Nearly Lost Barrio Story
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 9:59am

In the late 1960s, a culturally diverse, 80-acre...

TFOB Spotlight: "The Sonoran Desert: A Literary Field Guide" Blends Poetry, Prose and Natural History
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 11:06am

By: Adam al-Sirgany, M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the UA, Class of 2015

This month, the University of Arizona Press is publishing ...

Women in Shakespeare: It’s Complicated
Monday, February 8, 2016 - 9:10am

If you were planning to ask UA professor Meg Lota Brown about whether Shakespeare is a feminist, don’t. The answer is as complex as the society he lived in.

In William Shakespeare's "As You...

Haury Grants Aim to Strengthen Community
Monday, February 8, 2016 - 9:05am

The first round of competitive grants awarded by the UA’s Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice recognizes projects that answer specific problems with inspiring solutions....

UA Creates Center for Digital Society and Data Studies
Friday, February 5, 2016 - 1:33pm

The 21st century has seen a massive increase in the amount of data created and collected by individuals and organizations, giving rise to a host of concerns related to information...

The Journey to Revitalize the Mutsun Language
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 10:37am

After 18 years of work, UA Linguist Natasha Warner is publishing the first comprehensive dictionary of the long dormant Mutsun Native American language.

When University of Arizona...

SIROW Completes National Evaluation of Juvenile Justice Reform Framework
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 10:34am

The Reclaiming Futures public health and juvenile justice reform framework saves millions of dollars and promotes better outcomes for teens and communities, according to a national evaluation led...

Independent Voters Hide Partisan Disdain
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 10:07am

People who are surprised at the rise of presidential candidates Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders shouldn’t be, according to Samara Klar, an assistant professor in the University of...

Q/A with UA Political Science Alumnus Dr. Salman Al Sudairy
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 10:46am

Dr. Salman Abdulrahman Al Sudairy, who was recently in Tucson as part of the UA-GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) reunion, is an entrepreneur in Saudi Arabia with many different business interests....

UA Sociologists: Teen Pregnancy Not an Isolated Issue
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 10:11am

Christina Diaz and Jeremy E. Fiel found that socioeconomic disadvantage may reduce the effect young motherhood has on how successful a person is academically, and also what wages can be expected...

UA Regional Food Studies Launches Programming on Food Justice
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 9:56am

The University of Arizona Center for Regional Food Studies will launch its public programming with a Food Justice Film Festival at the Loft Cinema at 7 p.m. on  February 10, 2016, and with a Food...

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