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How News Choices Impact Political Participation Among Young People
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 2:35pm

Young people who seek out news online on their own, rather than relying on conventional news media or news articles posted on social media, are more likely to participate in political activism...

Males Find Specialized Support on SuicideWatch Subreddit
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 2:32pm

New research illuminates how some men and boys who are contemplating suicide are finding emotional support in an unexpected place: Reddit.

Sometimes referred to as the "front page of...

Workplace Bias Differs for Single Versus Married Parents
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 2:28pm

Previous research has shown that mothers and fathers experience different biases at work, with mothers being penalized and fathers benefiting from their parenthood status.

Yet, those...

National Experts to Speak On Campus Free Speech
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 1:37pm

The University of Arizona College of Social and Behavioral Sciences is presenting “The Haury Conversation on Campus Free Speech” on Sept. 5, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. at the North and South Student Union...

NEH Grant Funds Summer Program on Middle Eastern Millennials
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 12:54pm

The University of Arizona (UA) Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES) has received a $90,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to host a one-week summer institute for college...

Haury Program Awards Seed Grants and Fellowships
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 12:48pm

The Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice at the University of Arizona has announced its spring awards, which...

Native Bison Hunters Amplified Climate Impacts on Prairie Fires
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 12:18pm

A new study, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, documents the use of fire to manipulate bison herds in the northern Great Plains. 

Native American communities...

From Star Trek to Cleopatra – Learn from UA Experts This Fall in the SBS Community Classroom
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 4:12pm

Tucson community members have a new opportunity to dive into the social sciences and humanities, or learn new professional skills, with the Community Classroom, offered by the University of...

Earth at Risk of Heading Toward Irreversible “Hothouse Earth” State
Monday, August 6, 2018 - 4:28pm

Diana Liverman, a Regents’ Professor in the School of Geography and Development, is part of an international team of scientists that found that keeping global warming to within 1.5-2°C may be more...

Searching for Noam Chomsky
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 1:17pm

Thomas Saupique and Aurelie Viotto traveled 5,700 miles to take a class with Noam Chomsky. In fact, the couple moved from Lyon, France, to Tucson, Ariz., for eight weeks last spring to take the “...

UA receives $1M for Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Professor of Persian Language
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 9:30am

A $1 million grant to the University of Arizona will establish the Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Professor of Persian Language in honor of Mir-Djalali, a renowned linguist and the founder of Roshan...

The University of Arizona Offers Two New Food Programs
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 10:43am

As new food-related majors are burgeoning across the country, the new B.A. in Food Studies and B.S. in Nutrition and Food Systems offer UA students exciting opportunities to explore the...

UA Scientists Selected as Authors for International Climate Report
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 3:10pm

Three University of Arizona professors have been selected to contribute to a significant report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

Diana Liverman, Regents' Professor in the...

SBS Staff Win Awards!
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 12:13pm

Congrats to the advising team in the UA School of Government and Public Policy on winning a UA Team Award for Excellence. Thanks for all you do for your more than 2,500 students!

Five staff...

Annual Poverty Project Focuses on Neighborhood Satisfaction, Health
Friday, May 18, 2018 - 12:16pm

Low-income households in Tucson are less satisfied renting and living in north and east Tucson neighborhoods, according to findings presented by University of Arizona students from the Poverty in...


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