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Dogs, Toddlers Show Similarities in Social Intelligence
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 8:54am

Most dog owners will tell you they consider their...

Researchers Design Facial Recognition System for Lemurs
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 10:53am

The University of Arizona anthropologist Stacey Tecot has spent 17 years studying red-bellied lemurs in Madagascar's Ranomafana National Park. One of the biggest ongoing...

UA Geographer Diana Liverman Selected as Expert for Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5° C
Monday, February 20, 2017 - 5:31pm

Diana Liverman, a Regents’ Professor in the School of Geography and Development, has been selected by the Intergovernmental Panel on...

Eight Questions: Ander Monson on the Essay, David Foster Wallace, and Constructing Culture through Writing
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:20pm

Ander Monson and six contributors to his most recent publication, How...

UA-Led Team Analyzes Tipping Points for Refugees
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 11:34am

Reporting via Twitter, Facebook and WhatsApp, some...

Alumna Melody Robidoux Creates Faculty Chair in Government and Public Policy
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 9:44am

University of Arizona alumna Melody Robidoux may live near Seattle, but she continues to invest in the Tucson community, most recently through gifts to the UA ...

Expanding the UA Prison Education Project
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 4:35pm

Every Saturday, Erec Toso dons his khaki “prison pants” (the only pair he owns that the Arizona State Prison will allow inside the yard), drives to South Tucson, passes through security with his...

UA Professor Writes Book About Late Ottoman Special Agent
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 4:53pm

Several years ago, Benjamin Fortna, the director of the University of Arizona School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies, was updating an old friend from Turkey about his research on the...

University of Arizona Launches B.A. in Arabic
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 12:59pm

Drawing on the strengths of the UA’s widely recognized Arabic program, the new B.A. in Arabic will help students be competitive for a variety of exciting careers.

Students at the...

Exploring the "Comfortable Racial Contradictions" in Brazil
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 9:04am

University of Arizona anthropologist Jennifer Roth-Gordon spent 10 days in Brazil leading up to the 2016 Olympics with her...

UA Scholars Observe 100th Anniversary of Mexican Constitution
Friday, February 3, 2017 - 9:41am

The current Mexican constitution, commonly known as the...

Lecture on Luther Kicks Off Year's Reformation Series
Friday, February 3, 2017 - 9:26am

On the surface, the observance of the 500th anniversary...

SBS Partners with Community Groups for Tucson Festival of Books 2017
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 11:46am

The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences is proud to partner with Tucson community groups to sponsor the appearances of three exciting authors speaking on issues of race, hate speech, and...

Archaeologists Uncover New Clues to Maya Collapse
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 8:26am

Radiocarbon dating helped UA researchers develop a highly refined chronology of the ancient Maya site of Ceibal.

UA Research Institute Addresses Human Trafficking Across Region
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 8:23am

Through a project called SAATURN, researchers at the UA's Southwest Institute for Research on Women have partnered with the Tucson Police Department and CODAC Health, Recovery & Wellness to...


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