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Couple Donate $3M to School of Anthropology
Friday, September 18, 2015 - 3:10pm

At its 100th anniversary commemoration on Tuesday, the University of Arizona School of Anthropology announced that UA alumni Philip and Kathe Gust have committed the bulk of their estate — a...

Anthropology in Action: UA Helps Plant a New Kind of Library
Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 11:04am

Near the entrance of the Joel D. Valdez Main Library in downtown Tucson stands an old card catalog, once a treasure trove of information about all the books housed in the building.


Community Farm Is UA Anthropology in Action
Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 10:55am

Anthropology interns maintain a farm plot where they grow their own food while researching the impact of community gardening.

It's 9 a.m. and the temperature is already steadily creeping...

University of Arizona Press Launches Book Series with The Feminist Wire
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 9:18am

The University of Arizona Press will be collaborating with The Feminist Wire on an innovative new book series. Building on The Feminist Wire’s mission to “valorize and sustain pro-feminist...

UA Downtown Lecture Series Focuses on Immortality
Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 3:44pm

From decoding our depictions of heaven and vampires to unearthing our earliest burial practices, this year’s Downtown Lecture Series will explore humans’ fascination with the age-old question:...

Journalism at The Loft!
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 1:58pm

An Oscar-winning screenwriter, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and two icons of The New York Times are among the speakers who will take part in the “Journalism on Screen” series that the UA School...

UA Writing Instructors Get Raises
Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 4:02pm

Non-tenure track instructors in the UA’s writing program will receive pay raises this year. The 37 full-time faculty members will take home an additional $9,000, bringing their salaries to $42,000...

Parents: Don't Hover, Let Your Child Be Free
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 1:47pm

Blog post by Chris Segrin, head of the Department of Communication

With the start of another school year, many young people are beginning to think about class schedules, homework...

UA iSchool Project to Test Artificial Intelligence
Friday, August 21, 2015 - 10:09am

Kelland Thomas, professor and associate director of University of Arizona's brand-new School of Information, recently began a research project to build a robotic jazz musician that tests the...

BLOG: Grad Student Teaches Linguistics to Teens
Friday, August 21, 2015 - 10:04am

"When I mention to someone that I'm a linguist, I'm usually asked the same two questions: "How many languages do you speak?" and "So … you want to be an interpreter someday?"

Check out this...

Has Nefertiti's Tomb Been Found?
Friday, August 21, 2015 - 10:02am

The research hypothesis of archaeologist Nicholas Reeves, the recent University Indian Ruins Residential Scholar in the School of Anthropology, has been covered by news groups all over the world!...

Students Blog About Their Summer Internships
Friday, August 21, 2015 - 9:57am

Ashley Tsosie-Mahieu, a doctoral student in  American Indian Studies, and Leishara Ward, a master's student in public administration, blogged for the UA about their summer internships. Ashley was...

Political Fever
Friday, August 21, 2015 - 9:45am

Political researchers and analysts are ramping up for the frenetic activity leading up to the presidential election. Barbara Norrander, a professor in the School of Government and Public Policy,...

Schoolteacher Bones Up on Anthropology at UA
Friday, August 21, 2015 - 9:41am

This summer, Marana High School teacher Alex Ruff worked with UA anthropologists to conduct isotopic analysis on livestock teeth to learn about the animals' food and water sources in the 18th and...

Linguistics Alumnua to Serve as New National Science Foundation Program Director
Monday, July 13, 2015 - 11:16am

Linguistics Alumna Colleen Fitzgerald (PhD 1997), who is currently a Professor of Linguistics in the Department of Linguistics & TESOL at the University of Texas at Arlington, has accepted a...


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