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The Journey to Revitalize the Mutsun Language
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 10:37am

After 18 years of work, UA Linguist Natasha Warner is publishing the first comprehensive dictionary of the long dormant Mutsun Native American language.

When University of Arizona...

SIROW Completes National Evaluation of Juvenile Justice Reform Framework
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 10:34am

The Reclaiming Futures public health and juvenile justice reform framework saves millions of dollars and promotes better outcomes for teens and communities, according to a national evaluation led...

Independent Voters Hide Partisan Disdain
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 10:07am

People who are surprised at the rise of presidential candidates Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders shouldn’t be, according to Samara Klar, an assistant professor in the University of Arizona School...

Q/A with UA Political Science Alumnus Dr. Salman Al Sudairy
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 10:46am

Dr. Salman Abdulrahman Al Sudairy, who was recently in Tucson as part of the UA-GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) reunion, is an entrepreneur in Saudi Arabia with many different business interests....

UA Sociologists: Teen Pregnancy Not an Isolated Issue
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 10:11am

Christina Diaz and Jeremy E. Fiel found that socioeconomic disadvantage may reduce the effect young motherhood has on how successful a person is academically, and also what wages can be expected...

UA Regional Food Studies Launches Programming on Food Justice
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 9:56am

The University of Arizona Center for Regional Food Studies will launch its public programming with a Food Justice Film Festival at the Loft Cinema at 7 p.m. on  February 10, 2016, and with a Food...

Interview with Author and UA English Professor Fenton Johnson
Friday, January 22, 2016 - 4:15pm

By: Adam al-Sirgany, M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the UA, Class of 2015

Fenton Johnson, a professor in the UA Department of English in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, will...

The UA’s International Security Studies Program Expands into the Middle East
Friday, January 22, 2016 - 12:35pm

This week, as more than 30 UA alumni from several Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member nations visit the University of Arizona, two international MOU (Memoranda of Understanding) agreements were...

UA Receives NEH Grant To Help Create Hub for Southwest-Focused Humanities
Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 3:32pm

The National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH) recently awarded the University of Arizona Southwest Center (SWC), housed in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, a $500,000 challenge...

College of SBS at the Tucson Festival of Books!
Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 11:42am

The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) is proud to announce its sponsorship of the 2016 Tucson Festival of Books, held on March 12-13 at the UA campus. This partnership not only...

Obama Appoints UA Doctoral Candidate to Humanities Council
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 9:35am

President Barack Obama announced his nomination of University of Arizona graduate student Shelly C. Lowe (Diné) — months after the White House gave her cousin and fellow Wildcat a "Champions of...

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.m.-7:30 p.m.

It doesn’t take more than a quick...

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 do to...


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