SBS In The News

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...

Betsy Bolding and Jon Huntsman Receive Honorary Degrees from the UA
Monday, May 11, 2015 - 10:44am

Nominated by the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Betsy Bolding and Jon Huntsman will receive honorary degrees from the UA at this spring’s ceremony.

Betsy Bolding

A native...

Basketball Star and Community Activist Joseph Blair Will Speak at SBS Convocation
Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 4:00pm

Joseph Blair will be the 2015 keynote speaker at the convocation recognition ceremony for the University of Arizona College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. The ceremony will be held on May 15...

Meet the Recipients of the SBS Graduating Senior Awards
Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 3:15pm

Meet the spring 2015 recipients of the Graduating Senior Awards from the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. These students are smart, passionate, motivated, and ready to take on the world...

UA's Alison Deming Named Guggenheim Fellow
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 10:08am

University of Arizona professor Alison Hawthorne Deming is among the 175 scientists, artists and scholars from the United States and Canada to receive a 2015...

UA Helps Bring First International Seed Library Forum to Tucson
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 12:42pm

In 1981, the nonprofit seed conservation organization Native Seed/SEARCH hosted the first national grassroots seed conference in Tucson, Arizona, to better meet the community’s need for access to...

Anna Ochoa O’Leary Named Head of the Department of Mexican American Studies
Friday, April 24, 2015 - 10:31am

Anna Ochoa O’Leary has been named the new head of the Department of Mexican American Studies at the University of Arizona. O’Leary, an associate professor in the department, replaces Richard Ruiz...


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