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National Institute for Civil Discourse Announces Carolyn Lukensmeyer as its First Executive Director
Thursday, June 14, 2012 - 10:07am

Lukensmeyer previously served as founder and president of AmericaSpeaks, a nonprofit organization that promotes nonpartisan initiatives to engage citizens and leaders.

The National...

Ceramics Tell the Story of an Ancient Southwest Migration
Friday, June 8, 2012 - 11:49am

Another look at a nearly 80-year-old pottery collection at the Arizona State Museum is yielding new information about migrants who abandoned the Four Corners region.

Approximately eight...

William L. Rathje: 1945-2012
Friday, June 8, 2012 - 11:40am

William L. Rathje's three decades worth of landmark studies punctured many earlier assumptions of what happens when people throw things away.

William L. Rathje, a professor emeritus at the...

The Self-Published Book: A Major Force in the Publishing World
Friday, June 8, 2012 - 11:38am

A UA-led research team has spent years investigating the emergence of non-traditional book publishing and is predicting major shifts in the industry.

Self-publishing not only is changing...

C-Sections a Measure of Ethnic, Economic Disparities
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 - 1:21pm

UA sociologist Louise Roth says the increasing number of cesarean deliveries negatively impacts the health of women and their children and health-care costs.

University of Arizona...

“Voices for Peace in a War-Filled Age” -- Summer Lecture Series by Division for Late Medieval and Reformation Studies
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 - 1:11pm

Summer Lecture Series 2012 on the theme of “Voices for Peace in a War-Filled Age”
Presented by: The University of Arizona's Division for Late Medieval and Reformation Studies together with St...

Communication Professor Receives $1.3 Million American Cancer Society Grant
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 - 11:52am

Chris Segrin, head of the Department of Communication, and Terry Badger, professor in the College of Nursing, have been awarded a five-year, $1.3 million grant by the American Cancer Society for...

A Rare Feat: UA Grad Earns Three Distinct Degrees
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 - 11:19am

When Brandon McBrien graduates this week, he will have accomplished something only seven other students are known to have managed in the UA's history.

You've likely heard of triple majors,...

Geography Graduate Student's Work on Deportation Featured on CNN
Tuesday, May 8, 2012 - 4:10pm

Jeremy Slack, a graduate student in the School of Geography and Regional Development, was featured on CNN for his research on migrant experiences on the border. The...

Team Identifies Water Vulnerability in Border Region
Tuesday, May 8, 2012 - 2:32pm

The Arizona-Sonora region has been called the front line of ongoing climate change, with global climate models projecting severe precipitation decreases and temperature increases coupled with...

Student Achievement a Highlight of Commencement
Tuesday, May 8, 2012 - 1:07pm

Congratulations to the more than 900 SBS students who will graduate on May 12th.

This spring's SBS Outstanding Senior is Francisco Lara Garcia, who is receiving his bachelor’s degree in...

Arizona Model United Nations Conference at 50
Friday, May 4, 2012 - 1:21pm

The UA student-run Arizona Model United Nations, or AzMUN, hosts the High School Conference – now in its 50th year – to inform students about international affairs in an interactive format.

Binational Migration Institute Celebrates Five-Year Mark
Friday, May 4, 2012 - 1:14pm

The institute looks to channel and expand interdisciplinary efforts with a variety of departments at the UA for master and doctoral thesis and outside of the University with key partnerships in...

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...


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