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UA MPA Student Works to Reduce Distracted-Driving
Monday, March 12, 2018 - 2:19pm

Brendan Lyons, a UA MPA student in the School of Government and Public Policy, was recently featured on Arizona 360, ...

Laser Technology Takes Maya Archaeologists to New Places
Monday, March 12, 2018 - 1:06pm

With the help of airborne laser mapping technology, a team of archaeologists, led by University of Arizona professor Takeshi Inomata, is exploring on a larger scale than ever before the history...

Join in March Shredness!
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 11:27am

It’s March, and you know what that means! Well, for college basketball lovin’ folks, it means March Madness. But for those who love music and clever writing (you can also love basketball), it also...

UA Writing Program Awarded for Excellence
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 4:18pm

Research shows that writing is a fundamental skill that helps ensure graduation. Clear and effective writing can help students excel in college and beyond, regardless of their...

UA Undergraduate Students Relaunch Online YA Publication
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 5:02pm

This semester, a group of 14 interns, mostly English and creative writing undergraduate students at the University of Arizona, have relaunched an online young adult literature...

Good and Bad News About Exercise Posts on Social Media
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 11:53am

The more you see your friends' exercise posts on social media, the worse you might feel about your own weight, research suggests.

We all have that Facebook friend — or 10 — who regularly...

Inaugural Lecture of New Susan Karant-Nunn Chair Kicks Off Year’s Theme of "Miseries of War"
Monday, February 26, 2018 - 5:21pm

The Thirty Years’ War, which was fought primarily in Central Europe between 1618 and 1648, is seen as one of the most destructive conflicts in human history, resulting in approximately eight...

Don't Miss the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Tucson Festival of Books
Friday, February 16, 2018 - 2:10pm

It's almost time for the 2018 Tucson Festival of Books, held March 10-11 at the University of Arizona! This year, the UA College of SBS tent is bigger than ever and will showcase a variety of SBS...

Sharing Culture with Latin American Student Leaders
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 2:04pm

This January and February, the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Arizona hosted 20 university students from South America as part of the...

The Climate for Women in Climate Science
Monday, February 12, 2018 - 1:31pm

Diana Liverman, UA Regents’ Professor in the School of Geography and Development, and Miriam Gay-Antaki, who graduated with a Ph.D. in geography from the UA in summer 2017, have published a paper...

SGPP Interns Contribute to our Community
Monday, February 12, 2018 - 11:55am

Students in the School of Government & Public Policy interned for over 50,000 hours at nonprofit organizations and government agencies in Tucson, and...

Video: Climate Scientist Works with Communities in Guatemala
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 4:43pm

In Guatemala, half the population lives in impoverished rural areas. Their livelihoods depend on growing maize or potatoes, as well as cash crops like sugar, bananas, and coffee—all of which...

UA Community Impact Fellow To Animate Tucson's Dunbar Pavilion
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 3:28pm

On a Friday morning, the Dunbar Pavilion – commonly known as the Dunbar School – sits quiet except for the lively Dunbar Barber Academy, which operates out of a second-floor room that housed a...

$2M Endowed Chair in Israel Studies Will Honor UA Alumnus
Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 4:15pm

The Arizona Center for Judaic Studies in the University of Arizona's College of Social and Behavioral Sciences has received a new commitment of $1.5 million from Bettina B. and Kenneth A. Plevan,...

Winter Solstice Reminds Us of Civilization That Revered Sun
Monday, December 18, 2017 - 2:06pm

Thanksgiving and finals week have come and gone, but the official start of winter is coming.

This year's winter solstice will take place on Thursday, Dec. 21, in the Northern Hemisphere...

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