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Magellan Circle Teaching Awards
Friday, September 16, 2016 - 4:42pm

Congratulations to the following teachers, who have received the 2016 Magellan Circle SBS Outstanding Teaching Awards! These awards are funded in part by donations from our Magellan Circle members...

UA Sociology Student Receives Prestigious Health Policy Fellowship
Monday, September 12, 2016 - 1:55pm

A sterling example of the success and potential of the UA’s international dual Ph.D. program, sociology graduate student Desi Rodriguez-Lonebear has received a Health Policy Research Scholar...

UA Student Receives Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 3:06pm

Danielle Geller, a graduate student in the University of Arizona Creative Writing MFA Program, has received the prestigious Rona Jaffe Foundation...

UA Researchers and Team Receive NEH Landmarks Grant for Grand Coulee Dam Project
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 8:55am

Along with a team from Eastern Washington University, Washington State University, and Maastricht University in the Netherlands, two UA faculty members are part of a $179,713 Landmarks Grant from...

Trust, Political Climate Drive Social Movement Involvement
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 8:30am

It appears that there are two important reasons people actively participate in demonstrations during social movements on behalf of those dissimilar to them.

First, they trust their outgroup...

First Transgender Studies Conference of Its Kind to Take Place at University of Arizona
Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 10:13am

Over 300 scholars, activists and artists from around the globe are preparing to visit Tucson, Arizona, to share research and ideas in the burgeoning field of transgender studies.


New York Times Feature: "Tucson Becomes an Unlikely Food Star"
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 3:47pm

Eight months ago, Tucson became the only place in the United States designated a UNESCO City of Gastronomy. The city's devotion to creating livelihoods from its heritage foods is part of what...

Ramen Noodles Become Currency in Prison
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 2:58pm

Ramen noodles are supplanting the once-popular cigarettes as a form of currency among state prisoners — but not in response to bans on tobacco products within prison systems, a new study has found...

'Hybrid Masculinity' Often Seen in Troubled Teen Boys
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 2:56pm

While studying the rapid growth of the therapeutic boarding school industry, Jessica A. Pfaffendorf observed that troubled young men in at least one program most often displayed a type of "hybrid...

Did the Greeks Make Human Sacrifices to Zeus?
Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 4:20pm

Did the Greeks make human sacrifices to Zeus? A 3,000-year-old skeleton was discovered on Mt. Lykaion, often called the “birthplace of Zeus,” which suggests human sacrifice may have occurred there...

Racism in the Wake of Rio 2016
Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 3:20pm

By Jennifer Roth-Gordon, Associate Professor, UA School of Anthropology

I spent the 10 days leading up to the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro with my children, two of whom are African American...

Olympics Fever!
Friday, August 5, 2016 - 1:15pm

David Gilman Romano, the Karabots Professor of Greek Archaeology in the School of Anthropology, and John Bauschatz, associate professor of history, share their expertise on the ancient Olympics!...

Four Questions: Professor's Book Probes Brainwashing, Freedom
Friday, August 5, 2016 - 1:01pm

Many political scholars and pundits have called the 2016 election cycle the most tumultuous and hostile in recent memory.

The divide between Democrats and Republicans is wider than ever,...

Four Questions: And Now, the Political Conventions
Friday, August 5, 2016 - 12:58pm

An unpredictable presidential campaign enters a new phase this week with the Republican and Democratic national conventions. The GOP convened on Monday in Cleveland and the Democratic Party will...

Four Questions: On the Ground in Turkey
Friday, August 5, 2016 - 12:55pm

While Brian Silverstein was in Turkey to give a keynote address related to his research, conduct fieldwork and...


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