SBS In The News

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...

Student Journalists Report From Costa Rica
Thursday, August 11, 2011 - 1:01pm

Their stories covered a range of evironmental issues during their study abroad trip.

Students from the School of Journalism at the University of Arizona are reporting stories and taking...

New Technologies (and Tires) Reconstruct Ancient Bison Hunts
Thursday, August 11, 2011 - 12:59pm

UA researchers are looking for, among other things, how fire changed the landscape of the Northern Great Plains as ancient hunters went after big game.

Researchers from the School of...

Tucson Meet Yourself' Founder Honored
Thursday, August 11, 2011 - 12:56pm

UA folklorist Jim Griffith has been awarded a 2011 National Heritage Fellowship by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Former University of Arizona anthropologist and folklorist James S....

Civil Discourse Institute Names First Grant Recipients
Thursday, August 11, 2011 - 12:52pm

The UA's National Institute for Civil Discourse, formed earlier this year, has named its first two grant recipients.

The National Institute for Civil Discourse is now funding four...

UA's Knowledge River Program Lands Federal Grant
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 - 2:15pm

The Knowledge River Project at the UA has received an Institute of Museum and Library Services grant at nearly $900,000.

The program at the University of Arizona training librarians to...

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