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The Movement of Money in Judicial Elections
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 - 12:01pm

Joseph Ross, a faculty member in the UA's School of Government and Public Policy, completed a 22-state investigation of independent spending in judicial elections, finding strong variation in...

SBS Faculty Member Addressing Congress
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 - 11:59am

Dale Kunkel, a UA communication professor, is scheduled to testify before Congress on Oct. 12 about food marketing to children.

Dale Kunkel, a University of Arizona communication professor...

SBS Professor to Meet With the Dalai Lama
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 - 11:55am

Diana Liverman, co-director of the Institute of the Environment, will meet the Dalai Lama during a conference in India.

A University of Arizona professor is among a small group of...

Welcome to our New SBS Faculty
Monday, October 3, 2011 - 1:39pm

We are excited to welcome 10 new faculty to the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Their expertise range from the 20th century  Middle East to family decision-making regarding the HPV...

UA Lands Two NEH 'Enduring Questions' Grants
Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 8:49am

Of the 16 National Endowment for the Humanities grants that went to faculty members to develop courses on important historic and contemporary topics for humanity, the UA took two.

Two...

Latin American Studies Film Series Features Filmmakers, Border Discussions
Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 8:45am

In an effort to encourage public dialogue and critical thinking, the University of Arizona Center for Latin American Studies will screen what are considered the best documentary films on border...

UA Awarded $1.5M to Study Human-Fire-Climate Interactions
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 - 1:42pm

University of Arizona researchers will study the interplay among human activities at the wildland-urban interface, climate change and fire-adapted pine forests.

While fire is a natural part...

Record Number of UA Students, Grads Offered Fulbrights
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 - 1:37pm

The University of Arizona has set a new record this year with 16 students and recent graduates being offered Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarships. Half of those students are from SBS.

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Legislative Intern Shares His Story
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 - 9:32am

Bryan Durham was an intern at the Senate this past spring, and is currently working at the Governor’s Office. Here is his experience:

  • “The Arizona State Legislative internship program...
9/11: Who We Were, Who We Are
Tuesday, August 30, 2011 - 9:36am

On the 10-year anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, the UA College of Social and Behavioral Sciences is hosting panel discussions, lectures and a book and film screening for understanding and...

Spring Legislative Internship Program: Deadline Sept. 28
Monday, August 29, 2011 - 10:50am

The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences is currently organizing the Spring Semester Legislative Internship Program, which is open to any University of Arizona student, regardless of major....

University of Arizona Opens UA Downtown in Tucson
Tuesday, August 23, 2011 - 1:00pm

Open House introduces public to new center dedicated to research, outreach and teaching

The University of Arizona will celebrate the opening of UA Downtown in the historic Roy Place...

Rethinking the Purpose of the School Meal
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 - 9:07am

UA research anthropologist Timothy J. Finan has spent years leading evaluations of school feeding programs, finding that more community-based integration is required for sustained, long-term...

SBS Presents "9-11: How We’ve Changed"
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 - 9:04am

The “People College” of the University of Arizona — the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) — will present an extensive program on the 10th anniversary of the tragedy of Sept. 11, 2001...

Grant Funds Endowed Chair in UA Southwest Center
Thursday, August 11, 2011 - 1:03pm

Gary Nabhan, a research social scientist in the Southwest Center, has been named the W.K. Kellogg Chair in Southwest Borderlands and Water Security following a nearly $1.6 million grant from the W...

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