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2012 Broadcast Education Association Lifetime Achievement Award Presented to Dale Kunkel
Friday, May 4, 2012 - 1:03pm

Dale Kunkel, a UA professor of communication, has been named the recipient of the 2012 Broadcast Education Association Lifetime Achievement in Scholarship, formerly called the Distinguished...

UA Anthropologist Emma Blake Receives the Rome Prize in Ancient Studies
Friday, May 4, 2012 - 12:32pm

Emma Blake, an assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Arizona, has won the prestigious 2012-2013 Rome Prize in the area of...

SIROW Director Sally Stevens Receives University Distinguished Outreach Award
Friday, May 4, 2012 - 12:15pm

This year's Distinguished Outreach Faculty awards recognize four UA faculty members with exceptional achievements and passion for fostering collaboration and enabling individuals to overcome...

Policy Changes Needed to Combat Environmental Change
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 - 12:53pm

The UA's Diana Liverman was one of 32 authors to put forth recommendations for achieving that goal in a paper publishing in the journal Science on March 16.

Reducing the risk of potential...

UA Legislative Interns Spring into Action
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 - 12:49pm

This semester, a new crop of University of Arizona students are working in Phoenix as part of the Arizona State Legislative Internship program.

In January, 17 UA interns (who were selected...

Communication Graduate Student Finds "Fat Talk" Tied to Depression
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 - 12:45pm

Making negative statements about your body, such as "I'm so fat," and "I need to work out more," may be deleterious to your body image and mental health, finds a new UA study by communication...

'Runner's High' Played a Role in Human Evolution
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 - 12:37pm

Aerobic exercise triggers a reward system in the body of long-distance running creatures like humans and dogs, but not ferrets, a study led by UA anthropologist David Raichlen suggests.


Magellan Circle Dinner on April 17
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 - 12:29pm

Dean John Paul Jones III and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences warmly invite you to the Annual Magellan Circle Celebration Dinner at the Arizona Inn. We will be presenting the 4th...

UA Freedom Center Opens its New Quarters
Monday, February 27, 2012 - 9:49am

The center is noted as one of the best programs in the country for political philosphy.

The Center for the Philosophy of Freedom at the University of Arizona officially opened its doors at...

UA Receives $1.6M to Support Poor Working Mothers
Monday, February 20, 2012 - 1:51pm

With a major three-year grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the UA's Southwest Institute for Research on Women is heading up an initiative to support working...

For Some Medical Residents, Empathy Declines With Long-Call
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - 8:56am

In a newly published study, researchers found the majority of medical residents surveyed experienced a decline in empathy over the course of the oft-used "long-call" shift.

Fatigue and...

UA Expands Offerings Into Chandler
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - 8:51am

UA degree and certificate programs, along with a library and information services class, are now being expanded into Chandler.

The University of Arizona is partnering with the City of...

UA History Grad Pens Book on Arizona History From Day One
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - 8:43am

Historian Jim Turner's latest book weaves the state's chronology through themes such as water, mining and people.

The history of Arizona, says longtime Arizona historian Jim Turner, starts...

UA 20th Annual Sabbagh Lecture To Discuss the Arab Spring One Year Later
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - 8:38am

Professor Juan R.I. Cole will give this year's Sabbagh lecture, titled “The Arab Spring One Year Later.” Cole’s lecture is Thursday, Feb. 23, at 7 p.m. at the Tucson Marriott University Park at...

Videos of Noam Chomsky's Lectures
Thursday, February 9, 2012 - 1:19pm

Video of Noam Chomsky lecture from Feb. 7th "What is Special About Language?" is available...


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