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Spock’s Humanity Was Nimoy's Gift
Monday, March 2, 2015 - 3:09pm

What does it mean to be human? This question has...

Panel Discusses Journalists as Targets
Monday, March 2, 2015 - 3:06pm

The parents of journalist James Foley, who was executed last year by ISIS militants, took part in a panel discussion at the UA...

Inspiring Future Linguists at “Family Science Days” Hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 3:45pm

On Feb. 14-15, 2015, a UA team of linguists participated in Family Science Days, which was hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science as part of the 2015 AAAS Annual Meeting...

Center for Philosophy of Freedom Receives $2.9M Grant From Templeton Foundation
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 11:33am

Gift to the University will benefit the Center for the Philosophy of Freedom, which is part of the College of Social and...

Noam Chomsky Returns to the UA
Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 12:11pm

When Noam Chomsky spoke at the UA in 2012, the atmosphere inside Centennial Hall felt like a rock concert. Chomsky fans, young and old, waited in line for hours for a chance to see the man, and...

UA School of Anthropology Celebrates Centennial with Year-Round Events
Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 9:26am

The School of Anthropology will celebrate its Centennial throughout 2015 with a range of special events, including distinguished lectures and social occasions for alumni and the general public....

Three UA Geographers Win Major Awards
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 11:38am

Three University of Arizona geographers have received national recognition from the Association of American Geographers (AAG) for excellence in their field. The over 10,000-member association is...

Richard Ruiz Remembered for His Passion and Humor
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 9:13am

Faculty member and department head, who died last week, was internationally recognized for his research and scholarship in...

NBC Visits the UA to Recruit Journalism Interns
Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 3:54pm

Representatives from NBC Universal’s East and West Coast news divisions visited the University of Arizona on Feb. 3-4 as part of a recruiting visit with the School of Journalism.

“This was...

'Speed Networking' Leads to UA Interdisciplinary Projects
Friday, January 30, 2015 - 2:38pm

In a competition, groups of faculty and staff come together to draw up plans that would benefit the environment and the...

Speaker Series to Feature 'Genius Grant' Winners (SBS Has Three!)
Friday, January 30, 2015 - 2:01pm

For the first time, five MacArthur Fellows at the UA will come together to highlight intriguing questions and innovative...

Steve and Nancy Lynn Endow Professorship in Department of Communication
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 1:08pm

Steve Lynn is one of Tucson’s preeminent communicators and has enjoyed a variety of high profile work and volunteer positions that showcase one of his greatest strengths: distilling complex...

UA Responds to Interest in Hebrew With New Course
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 12:45pm

The University is one of few U.S. public higher education institutions offering two semesters of fourth-year Hebrew.

Department of Philosophy Retains Top Ranking
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 12:41pm

UA first in political philosophy and 13th overall among graduate departments in the most recent rankings by the Philosophical...

Anthropologist Diane Austin Testifies on Harm of BP Oil Spill
Friday, January 23, 2015 - 2:16pm

School of Anthropology Director Diane Austin testified Jan. 20, 2015, the opening day of the third phase of the civil trial to establish environmental penalties BP must pay for...


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