SBS In The News

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...

SIROW Director Sally Stevens Receives University Distinguished Outreach Award
Friday, May 4, 2012 - 12:15pm

This year's Distinguished Outreach Faculty awards recognize four UA faculty members with exceptional achievements and passion for fostering collaboration and enabling individuals to overcome...

Policy Changes Needed to Combat Environmental Change
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 - 12:53pm

The UA's Diana Liverman was one of 32 authors to put forth recommendations for achieving that goal in a paper publishing in the journal Science on March 16.

Reducing the risk of potential...

UA Legislative Interns Spring into Action
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 - 12:49pm

This semester, a new crop of University of Arizona students are working in Phoenix as part of the Arizona State Legislative Internship program.

In January, 17 UA interns (who were selected...

Communication Graduate Student Finds "Fat Talk" Tied to Depression
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 - 12:45pm

Making negative statements about your body, such as "I'm so fat," and "I need to work out more," may be deleterious to your body image and mental health, finds a new UA study by communication...

'Runner's High' Played a Role in Human Evolution
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 - 12:37pm

Aerobic exercise triggers a reward system in the body of long-distance running creatures like humans and dogs, but not ferrets, a study led by UA anthropologist David Raichlen suggests.


Magellan Circle Dinner on April 17
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 - 12:29pm

Dean John Paul Jones III and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences warmly invite you to the Annual Magellan Circle Celebration Dinner at the Arizona Inn. We will be presenting the 4th...

UA Freedom Center Opens its New Quarters
Monday, February 27, 2012 - 9:49am

The center is noted as one of the best programs in the country for political philosphy.

The Center for the Philosophy of Freedom at the University of Arizona officially opened its doors at...


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