SBS In The News

VIDEO: Journalism and Anthropology along the U.S.-Mexico Border
Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 9:31am

In fall 2014, University of Arizona professors Celeste González de Bustamante and Linda Green taught two courses on the U.S.-Mexico border in Ambos Nogales (Nogales, AZ/Nogales, Son.). Students...

“I Still Have an Independent Spirit”: UA Historian Researches Disability among Veterans of the Revolutionary War
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 9:31am

On the Fourth of July, 1822, Lewis Spencer, an aging veteran of the Revolutionary War, commemorated independence by doing something that he had long hesitated to do: He drafted a petition to the...

The University of Arizona Creates New Major in American Indian Studies
Monday, June 22, 2015 - 1:59pm

Students can now earn a bachelor’s degree in American Indian Studies (AIS) at the University of Arizona. The new degree program makes the...

Julia Clancy-Smith Named Regents’ Professor
Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 9:53am

Julia Clancy-Smith, a professor in the Department of History, was one of two UA professors who have been named a Regent’s Professor, the highest honor bestowed on faculty in the Arizona state...

UA Center Studies Climate-Civilization Link
Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 9:49am

How did long-gone peoples respond to changing environments in their homelands? How did catastrophic events impact human populations? What conditions allowed empires to rise and triggered their...

The Virtues of Political Disagreement
Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 9:47am

An interview with UA Philosophy Professor Jerry Gaus on the philosophical issues concerning political disagreement was featured in The New York Times. Gaus is the author of “The Order of Public...

Age Not the Equalizer Once Thought
Friday, June 12, 2015 - 10:06am

"The End Game," a newly published book by UA sociologist Corey M. Abramson, explains how people experience inequality late in...

UA Doctoral Student Bound for Nepal
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 12:59pm

Bhuwan Thapa has been involved in raising relief funds and also in research into water and food security in his home country,...

Longtime SBS Supporter Lillian Fisher Remembered for Her Passion for Justice
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 12:35pm

Judge Lillian S. Fisher—a supporter of the UA College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and an advocate for women and children—died on Sunday, June 7, 2015, at the age of 93.

Lillian Fisher...

UA’s Poverty in Tucson Field Workshop Presents Findings in Community Forum
Friday, May 22, 2015 - 9:40am

On May 15, the University of Arizona School of Sociology hosted the first Poverty in Tucson Community Forum at Habitat for Humanity Tucson. More than 100 community members, city officials, and...

SBS Faculty Receive Confluencenter Faculty Collaboration Grants
Friday, May 22, 2015 - 9:17am

Several of our professors received Faculty Collaboration Grants from the UA Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry!

Kelland Thomas...
The Academic Behind the Media’s Transgender Tipping Point
Friday, May 22, 2015 - 9:07am

Susan Stryker, a professor in the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies, was profiled in an article titled “The Academic Behind the Media’s Transgender Tipping Point.”

"Behind the scenes...

Communication Professor Dale Kunkel In the News for Research on Advertising to Kids
Friday, May 22, 2015 - 8:58am

Emeritus Communication Professor Dale Kunkel’s expertise on advertising to children has landed him in the news—for criticizing the advertising practices of YouTube for Kids and for his recent...

Judge Lillian Fisher and the Community and School Garden Program Honored at Annual Magellan Circle Dinner
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 10:52am

On Wednesday, April 15, 150 people joined us for the annual Magellan Circle dinner at the Arizona Inn, where we celebrated a successful year of fundraising and SBS programs.

At the event,...

Innovative Writing Program Helps High Schools
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 9:16am

Wildcat Writers, now in its 10th year, pairs southern Arizona high school students and their teachers with UA composition...


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