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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...

Want Results? Make Compassion Your New Year's Resolution
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 2:15pm

It's the season for the sometimes-dreaded conversation...

Center Focuses on Compassion to Improve Ethics, Health
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 2:08pm

The UA has launched the nation’s first formalized collegiate center for compassion studies to produce interdisciplinary...

Black Life Matters Conference to Address Violence
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 2:05pm

Hundreds of scholars, writers, artists, activists, policymakers and general community members are expected to attend the Black...

Meet Katie Delahoyde, Recipient of the SBS Outstanding Senior Award
Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 1:27pm

On December 20, more than 600 students from the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences will graduate from the University of Arizona. Among them will be Katie Delahoyde, who will be receiving...

Addressing Poverty, One Data Point at a Time
Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 1:21pm

The "Poverty in Tucson Field Workshop" course involves UA students in data collection and analysis, addressing issues associated...

UA International Centers Receive Title VI Funds
Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 1:17pm

Grants totaling $2.5 million go to the Center for Middle Eastern Studies and the Center for Educational Resources in Culture,...

SBS Advisory Council Delivers Holiday Cheer in “Adopt-A-School” Program
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 12:35pm

Last week, Margaret Yrun had a tough time working in her office amid all the clutter. She easily had 20 Hello Kitty dolls, not to mention hula hoops, nerf footballs, and canned goods piled in her...

Improving Access to Libraries for All
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 11:32am

Books are just a part of the story for the UA program Knowledge River, which has received a $500,000 federal grant and is...

BLOG: All the Way to Africa
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 11:29am

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, or UNECA, which comprises dozens of member states and is working to address the continent's development issues, is aspiring to be Africa's...

Two SBS Employees Honored in "40 under 40"
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 11:13am

Recognizing the best, brightest and most influential young leaders in Tucson, this year's list of "40 Under 40...

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