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Mexican American Studies to Offer Ph.D. Program
Friday, January 20, 2012 - 1:19pm

The new UA doctoral program in Mexican American studies will begin accepting students in fall 2013.

The University of Arizona has received approval to implement a doctoral program in...

Even Prehistoric Tucson Foothills Homes Were Upscale
Friday, January 20, 2012 - 1:17pm

Archaeologists from the Arizona State Museum are learning more about the trincheras on Tucson's Tumamoc Hill

Tumamoc Hill, the large peak west of downtown Tucson and to the north of A...

UA Students Chosen for New York Times Journalism Institute
Friday, January 20, 2012 - 1:11pm

Five UA journalism students are among two dozen who will work with professional reporters and editors in the prestigious workshop held this month in Tucson.

Five of the 24 young journalists...

Public Unease Surrounds Disease
Friday, January 20, 2012 - 12:54pm

Human papilloma virus: not a popular topic around the dinner table. But HPV, a sexually transmitted disease, causes multiple cancers, including most cases of cervical cancer. The CDC estimates...

Special Chandler Simulcast of UA February 8 Lecture by Noam Chomksy
Friday, January 20, 2012 - 9:06am

Noam Chomsky, a world-renowned linguist, intellectual, and political activist, will be speaking at the University of Arizona on February 8 at 7 p.m. in Centennial Hall.

“An Evening with...

In Honor of Arizona 100th Year
Thursday, January 19, 2012 - 2:50pm

Commemorative events around the centennial birthday began in 2010, but those forthcoming at the UA include lectures, tours, performances and a gem and mineral exhibition. All told, events will...

Fund Established to Help SBS Student Recovering from a Near-Fatal Crash
Thursday, January 19, 2012 - 12:44pm

SBS student Justin Contreras was traveling with friends from Guatemala, where he had just completed a semester of study abroad, to Costa Rica to meet his mother and return to Arizona for the...

The Chomsky Connection
Tuesday, December 13, 2011 - 1:32pm

This February, Noam Chomsky, a world-renowned linguist, intellectual, and political activist, will be setting foot on the University of Arizona campus for the first time.

The UA department...

UA History Department Wins National Award for its Commitment to Diversity
Friday, December 9, 2011 - 1:31pm

On Jan. 6, the UA history department will receive the American Historical Association’s Equity Award (AHA) for Institutions. The award is the result of a concerted effort on the part of the...

UA and 100 Years of Arizona Statehood
Tuesday, December 6, 2011 - 1:12pm

In Martha Few's course, History 396, UA students have been researching and will present on UA people, achievements and traditions during 100 years of Arizona statehood.

What do UFOs, the...

Noam Chomsky to Give Public Lecture at the University of Arizona
Friday, December 2, 2011 - 11:02am

Noam Chomsky, a world-renowned linguist, intellectual, and political activist, will be speaking at the University of Arizona. “An Evening with Noam Chomsky” will feature a talk on the state of...

Tribute to Honor Hispanic Women’s Contributions
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 - 1:28pm

The event, taking place on Oct. 25, will honor the contributions of Hispanic women in Southern Arizona and benefit scholarship programs and services offered by the UA Hispanic Alumni Club.


UA Study Analyzes Israeli/Palestinian Conflict News Photos
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 - 1:19pm

Journalism faculty member Shahira Fahmy analyzed photos with differing points of view over the Gaza War.

Since 1948 and the establishment of the state of Israel, media coverage of the Arab/...

UA Helping Create Journalism Department in Afghanistan
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 - 1:02pm

A $1 million grant from the U.S. Embassy in Kabul is funding a collaboration between the UA and Nangarhar University that will develop a curriculum to train new journalists.

The University...

New UA LGBT Institute Director Begins Post
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 - 12:59pm

Preeminent transgender theory and studies scholar Susan Stryker, UA's new director for the Institute for LGBT Studies, arrives with a fervent devotion to enhancing research around lesbian, gay,...


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