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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...

UA Study Abroad Allows Students to Grow as Photographers
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 - 2:11pm

UA photojournalism students are showing images and slideshows on a blog they've created as part of their program in Italy.

Eight students from the University of Arizona are creating the...

Has New Media Desensitized Consumers to Graphic Images?
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 - 2:03pm

Because younger news consumers are exposed to graphic images online and through other new media, concerns journalists have about presenting highly graphic images of war to readers/viewers may be...

Confluence Center Awards Interdisciplinary Grants
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 - 2:00pm

Six interdisciplinary projects headed up by UA faculty members have received grant funding through the University's Confluence: Center for Creative Inquiry.

Heshan Sun and Mary A. Peterson...

Going to War: The Relationship Among the Media, the Public and the President
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 - 1:56pm

In a new study, journalism associate professor Shahira Fahmy found the media and presidential agenda had only a limited influence on public concern for the war with Iraq. Public concern influenced...

SBS Team Calls for More Flexible Global Aid Efforts
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 - 1:51pm

Given the economic downturn and rising costs of food, members of a UA research team said improved and exanded monitoring and more rapid cash transfers and food delivery mechanisms are necessary to...

"Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue" at the Loft Cinema
Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 9:34am

The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences is proud to be a community partner for the Sundance Institute program titled “Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue” being held at the Loft...

Why Russians Think Americans Don't Own Their Homes
Friday, May 20, 2011 - 8:27am

When the Soviet Union disintegrated in 1991, one of the structural problems the new government and free-market economy had to deal with was housing. Most Russians lived in government-owned...

Border Journalism Network Created at UA
Friday, May 20, 2011 - 8:25am

Journalism educators from eight universities and one community college in the Southwest teamed up to create the Border Journalism Network/La red de periodismo de la frontera following a weekend...

Report Details Separation of Immigrant Parents, Children
Friday, May 20, 2011 - 8:23am

UA researcher Nina Rabin has released a new report detailing what happens to certain families and their children when parents are apprehended by immigration enforcement.

A report released...

U.S. Seeks New Limits on Food Ads for Children
Friday, May 20, 2011 - 8:20am

The federal government has proposed new guidelines that could push the food industry to overhaul how it advertises cereal, soda pop, snacks and other foods to children. “Toucan Sam can sell...

Oral History Project Emphasizes Tribal Libraries
Friday, May 20, 2011 - 8:17am

Sandy Littletree and Jamie A. Lee, both of the UA's School of Information Resources and Library Science, have launched an oral history project centered on the history of Arizona's tribal libraries...

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