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When Lemur Families Cuddle, They Share Important Gut Bacteria
Monday, December 18, 2017 - 2:03pm

Red-bellied lemurs maintain very close-knit families, with evidence all the way down to their gut bacteria, according to new research based on analysis of lemur droppings collected in the...

UA Student Film Looks at New Type of Zoo
Friday, December 15, 2017 - 9:49am

"A Modern Zoo," a short documentary produced by a science journalism class of 18 students, shows how animal welfare, conservation and education are all important functions of Tucson's Reid Park...

UA Report Details Tucson's Excellence in Providing Food Diversity and Access
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 8:41am

A new report on the state of Tucson’s food system – produced by the UA Center for Regional Food Studies – shows that Tucson is...

Brain May Be Responsible for Similarities Across Languages
Monday, December 4, 2017 - 1:12pm

UA-led research suggests that similarities across human languages may stem from the brain's preference for efficient information processing.

An estimated 7,099 languages are spoken...

Harelson Family Named SBS 2017 Alumnus of the Year
Monday, November 27, 2017 - 11:24am

Taking up their parents’ banner in supporting UA journalism, brothers Matt and Scott Harelson and their families will be honored by the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences during Homecoming...

3 Things You Should Know About Thanksgiving
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 4:59pm

For many Native Americans, Thanksgiving is not synonymous with blessings and praise. Rather, the day is a reminder of a dark history that is rarely told in its entirety.

Year after year...

Italian Olive to Be Named for UA Anthropology Professor
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 4:53pm

The olive naming is the latest Italian honor bestowed upon Regents' Professor of Anthropology David Soren, who also was named an honorary Italian citizen in 1990 for his archaeological...

American Geographical Society Awards Medal to Diana Liverman
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 1:28pm

The Alexander and Ilse Melamid Medal is one of several prestigious honors given by the American Geographical Society. Diana Liverman, Regents’ Professor of Geography and Development at the...

Breast Pumps at Work
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 10:02am

Starting in Jan. 2018, breast pumps will be covered by the insurance plans offered to University of Arizona employees. The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences...

UA Spring Politics Course Co-taught by Noam Chomsky Offered to Students and Community
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 3:39pm

This spring, students of all ages will have the opportunity to learn about and discuss politics with one of the greatest public intellectuals of our time, Noam Chomsky.

This spring, UA...

Poor Social Skills May Be Harmful to Mental and Physical Health
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 3:27pm

Poor social skills often lead to stress and loneliness, which can negatively affect physical as well as mental health.

Those who struggle in social situations may be at greater risk for...

Climate Change Pushing This Lemur to the Limit
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 3:22pm

A new study, co-authored by UA primatologist Stacey Tecot, paints a grim picture for the future of greater bamboo lemurs in Madagascar.

Human disturbance of tropical rainforests in...

SBS Joins in UA International Education Week
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 1:13pm

The College of SBS is offering several events for UA International Education Week (Nov. 13-17), including events supporting women’s empowerment and human rights. SBS is a campus leader in global...

Four Questions: Revisiting a Forgotten Moment in U.S.-China Relations
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 10:44am

In a new book, UA historian Fabio Lanza examines the intellectual history of the Committee of Concerned Asian Scholars and what lessons it can offer today.

With the 1968 backdrop of Cold...

UA Archaeologist Digs Back Into America's Pastime
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 10:42am

Excavation is underway of Bisbee's Warren Ballpark, the country's oldest, for insight into Southwestern life in the early 1900s.

In the grandstands of Bisbee's Warren Ballpark, along the...


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