SBS In The News

Southern Arizona Writing Project Heats Up
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 1:40pm

On a blistering June day, 11 teachers, mostly from Tucson middle and high schools, voluntarily sat in a classroom on the UA campus to learn how to be better writing instructors. The teachers are...

Confluencenter Funds Interdisciplinary Research With Local, Global Impact
Friday, May 27, 2016 - 9:03am

It was a student's story that inspired Orhon Myadar's research project, "Dismantling Fear: Voices from Tucson’s Refugee Community," one of three projects funded by the...

UA Students in Poverty in Tucson Field Workshop Present Findings
Monday, May 16, 2016 - 3:20pm

University of Arizona students from the Poverty in Tucson Field Workshop presented the results of their semester-long efforts to collect data from low-income households last week.


Anthropology Students Help Create a South Tucson Cultural Asset Map
Monday, May 9, 2016 - 10:59am

This semester, undergraduates in a University of Arizona anthropology class have been documenting the arts and culture in South Tucson as part of a community development plan.

The Primavera...

Why We Need Mother’s Day, All Year Long
Sunday, May 8, 2016 - 9:57pm

Mothers have long been celebrated – and why not, because without mothers and their many labors of love and commitment, none of us would be here. The Ancient Greeks honored Rhea, the Romans...

Four SBS Students Receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Friday, May 6, 2016 - 10:01am

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has announced this year’s recipients of Graduate Research Fellowships (GRF). Students at the University of Arizona received 15 of the 2000 new fellowships,...

History Professor Investigates Transitions in Race and Gender in the 20th Century
Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 1:53pm

Tyina Steptoe, an assistant professor in the University of Arizona Department of History, uses culture – especially music – to unpack some of the transitions in race and gender that have happened...

Four UA Journalism Grads Help LA Times Win Pulitzer
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 2:15pm

Four University of Arizona School of Journalism alumni — all graduates within the last five years — had a hand in the Los Angeles Times...

Eye in the Sky: Drone to Help Students Tell Border Story
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 2:11pm

Finding new ways to tell a story — from hundreds of feet in the air — students at the University of Arizona will use drone videography and 360-degree virtual reality in the fall to compare...

Tucson Gains International Food Fame
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 8:26am

Biz Tucson ran a story on  Tucson's designation as a City of Gastronomy. Gary Paul Nabhan, the director of the UA Center for Regional Food Studies, was featured. To read the story, click...

Engagement Course with Children’s Museum Tucson Inspires UA Students
Monday, April 25, 2016 - 1:08pm

On April 14, undergraduate students in the University of Arizona engaged learning course LING 392/492 presented their project to members of the UA, museum, and Tucson communities. Guests could try...

Donations Bring UA Closer to Creating Kanbay Endowed Chair in Ethical Governance
Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 9:30am

The study of individual moral reasoning, organizational strategies, and rights and dignity of others prepares a new generation for the ethical challenges of the 21st century workplace.


SBS Alum from Singapore Shares Expertise with UA Students
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 9:33am

Azhar Abdul-Salam, a UA journalism and communication alumnus from Singapore, just finished a 10-day visit to Tucson, where he met with students and professors and shared his experience working in...

Sociology Professor Named Regents' Professor
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 10:47am

Ronald Breiger has been named a Regents’ Professor by the Arizona Board of Regents. 

The title of Regents’ Professor is the highest level of recognition bestowed on faculty in the Arizona...

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....


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