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UA Shakespeare Scholars Enrich UA First Folio Exhibit
Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 2:00pm

Four hundred years after Shakespeare's death, his characters are timeless and familiar, from wide-eyed Miranda to grim Macbeth. But how do we know about Shakespeare's plays in the first place? For...

Preview of Global Human Rights Direct Website
Friday, December 18, 2015 - 2:21pm

Show & Tell @ Playground: Wednesday, Jan. 13
Global Human Rights Direct
Preview an activist website
6 p...

Family History
Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 12:21pm

After high school, Ben Hesketh followed his brother, Matt, who was three years older, to the UA. At the end of his freshman year, Ben still hadn’t decided on a major. Maybe history, which he had...

A Wonderful Romance
Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 9:46am

Everlasting love inspired Frank DeFazio to create a scholarship for talented new English teachers.

One day in 2007, Frank DeFazio shot awake at 2 a.m. He suddenly knew what he must...

UA College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Launches New Center for Regional Food Studies
Friday, December 11, 2015 - 12:15pm

From agricultural sciences to folklore, cutting-edge nutrition to ancient food systems, UA researchers have a long history of researching, documenting and promoting the borderland culinary...

SBS Advisory Council Promotes Holiday Giving
Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 3:34pm

Over the past few weeks, Shayna Walker could barely open her office door as boxes piled up with donations. 

Walker was thrilled by the clutter. Walker, program coordinator for the...

Embracing Uncertainty
Monday, December 7, 2015 - 11:07am

By: Amer Taleb, Magellan Circle Scholar and UA journalism alumnus, class of 2015
Essay published in the 2015-2016 issue of SBS Developments magazine.

“Yes or No?”


UA Delegation to Attend Climate Conference
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 1:27pm

Led by UA geographer Diana Liverman, with funding from the Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice, a UA delegation will travel to Paris to participate in a highly...

UA Professors Provide Context, Perspective on Terrorism
Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 9:02am

Recent events in Paris have prompted a number of...

UA Receives Grant to Provide Arabic Language Training to ROTC Students
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 6:11pm

The University of Arizona has received a $500,000 grant to extend its Arabic language program for ROTC students for another year. The program is funded through Project Global Officer, known as...

Shaping the World Through Ideas
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 5:55pm

Over the past year, 20 women from the University of Arizona and Tucson community have played a leading role in public discourse by sharing their knowledge and expertise, thanks to training from...

American Indian Studies Expands Degrees to Emphasize Tribal Health and Economic Development
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 5:52pm

Keith James began his stint as the new head of the University of Arizona Department of American Indian Studies this fall, and he is already working to expand the department’s curriculum and...

Museum Pairing Promotes Children's Scientific Exploration
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 5:46pm

UA linguist Cecile McKee is leading an applied research project in collaboration with Children's Museum Tucson involving children between the ages of 2 and 8.


The Role of Communication in Treating Breast Cancer Patients
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 5:36pm

The newest grant received by UA researchers Chris Segrin and Terry Badger focuses on Latinas with breast cancer who live in rural areas.

Chris Segrin, the Steve...

Emeritus Sociology Professor Wins Stockholm Prize in Criminology
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 8:30am

Travis Hirschi, an emeritus Regents’ Professor in the School of Sociology at the University of Arizona, has received the Stockholm Prize in Criminology for helping to answer the question: How can...


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