SBS In The News

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...

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...


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