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Shaping the World Through Ideas
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 5:55pm

Over the past year, 20 women from the University of Arizona and Tucson community have played a leading role in public discourse by sharing their knowledge and expertise, thanks to training from...

American Indian Studies Expands Degrees to Emphasize Tribal Health and Economic Development
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 5:52pm

Keith James began his stint as the new head of the University of Arizona Department of American Indian Studies this fall, and he is already working to expand the department’s curriculum and...

Museum Pairing Promotes Children's Scientific Exploration
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 5:46pm

UA linguist Cecile McKee is leading an applied research project in collaboration with Children's Museum Tucson involving children between the ages of 2 and 8.

Children between the ages of 2...

The Role of Communication in Treating Breast Cancer Patients
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 5:36pm

The newest grant received by UA researchers Chris Segrin and Terry Badger focuses on Latinas with breast cancer who live in rural areas.

Chris Segrin, the Steve and Nancy Lynn Endowed...

Emeritus Sociology Professor Wins Stockholm Prize in Criminology
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 8:30am

Travis Hirschi, an emeritus Regents’ Professor in the School of Sociology at the University of Arizona, has received the Stockholm Prize in Criminology for helping to answer the question: How can...

Haury's Legacy Seen in Young Gardeners
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 9:51am

Using the late philanthropist's own tools, children at a Tucson elementary school make an emotional connection to learning and discovery, aided by a grant from the UA's Agnese Nelms Haury Program...

Homecoming Underscores the Value of Rituals
Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 11:38am

This week, tens of thousands of people will participate in a mass gathering at the University of Arizona for the largest, longest-running football-centered party:...

A Regional Community Builder
Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 11:35am

In the nearly 50 years since Steven Lynn first graduated from the University of Arizona, he has established himself as an outstanding business professional, an engaged member of the Tucson...

Digging Up the Celluloid Pueblo and Finding Treasures
Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 11:32am

Jennifer Jenkins' smile betrays the fondness of someone talking about an old friend. Her language evokes indulgence of the Thanksgiving dinner variety. She leans in as if she were telling the...

Raising Computers to Be Good Scientists
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 10:04am

A team of UA researchers is sifting through thousands of research papers to improve treatment for cancer patients, one algorithm at a time.

By Emily Litvack, University Relations -...
UA Author: Understanding Mexico Requires Context
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 9:54am

Regents' Professor Oscar Martínez, who grew up in Ciudad Juárez, examines his native country's economic challenges in his new book, "Mexico's Uneven Development."

As a boy growing up in...

UA English Professor Contributes to Tucson’s Year of Poe
Monday, September 21, 2015 - 9:22am

Recently, Paul Hurh was selecting quotes by Edgar Allan Poe to be paired with Poe-inspired food and drink that will be served at Tucson restaurants and bars. One of the final selections came from...

Couple Donate $3M to School of Anthropology
Friday, September 18, 2015 - 3:10pm

At its 100th anniversary commemoration on Tuesday, the University of Arizona School of Anthropology announced that UA alumni Philip and Kathe Gust have committed the bulk of their estate — a...

Anthropology in Action: UA Helps Plant a New Kind of Library
Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 11:04am

Near the entrance of the Joel D. Valdez Main Library in downtown Tucson stands an old card catalog, once a treasure trove of information about all the books housed in the building.


Community Farm Is UA Anthropology in Action
Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 10:55am

Anthropology interns maintain a farm plot where they grow their own food while researching the impact of community gardening.

It's 9 a.m. and the temperature is already steadily creeping...


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