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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...

Remembering Brenna
Friday, January 23, 2015 - 10:49am

Although 10 years apart, Melany and Brenna Berger were the best of friends. Like her older sister, Melany attended the UA and majored in communication. She even followed her sister into the music...

Toward a Rational Life
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 2:26pm

Sherwin Scott—UA business major, real estate developer, athlete, and big game hunter—left the UA Department of Philosophy $2 million upon his death in February 2013 at the age of 70. That...

A Place to Belong
Friday, January 16, 2015 - 11:17am

Jeffrey Plevan, who graduated from the UA with a degree in Judaic Studies in 2000, was a true blue Wildcat. He died too soon, at the age of 36. To honor his life and his passions, Jeff’s...

Head of UA Journalism School Reacts to Paris Attack
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 10:13am

David Cuillier says freedom of the press always involves risk, adding that journalists won't stop doing their jobs out of fear...


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