SBS In The News

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...

The University of Arizona Creates School of Information
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 2:06pm

The University of Arizona is poised to become a leader in the rapidly growing field of information science with the opening of the new School of Information. Capitalizing on already strong...

Alumnus and Ex-Governor Raúl Castro Has Died
Monday, April 13, 2015 - 12:47pm

Graduate of UA law school overcame obstacles to reach the highest levels of government in Arizona and as a U.S. ambassador to...

Work Explores Social Smoking on College Campuses
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 2:33pm

Many of those who smoke at parties don't actually consider themselves smokers, UA professor Mimi Nichter found, and that calls...

UA Student Project Tackles Poverty in Tucson
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 1:41pm

The UA's Poverty in Tucson Field Workshop combines classroom lectures and field training with data collection and analysis,...


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