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UA Receives $1.6M to Support Poor Working Mothers
Monday, February 20, 2012 - 1:51pm

With a major three-year grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the UA's Southwest Institute for Research on Women is heading up an initiative to support working...

For Some Medical Residents, Empathy Declines With Long-Call
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - 8:56am

In a newly published study, researchers found the majority of medical residents surveyed experienced a decline in empathy over the course of the oft-used "long-call" shift.

Fatigue and...

UA Expands Offerings Into Chandler
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - 8:51am

UA degree and certificate programs, along with a library and information services class, are now being expanded into Chandler.

The University of Arizona is partnering with the City of...

UA History Grad Pens Book on Arizona History From Day One
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - 8:43am

Historian Jim Turner's latest book weaves the state's chronology through themes such as water, mining and people.

The history of Arizona, says longtime Arizona historian Jim Turner, starts...

UA 20th Annual Sabbagh Lecture To Discuss the Arab Spring One Year Later
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - 8:38am

Professor Juan R.I. Cole will give this year's Sabbagh lecture, titled “The Arab Spring One Year Later.” Cole’s lecture is Thursday, Feb. 23, at 7 p.m. at the Tucson Marriott University Park at...

Videos of Noam Chomsky's Lectures
Thursday, February 9, 2012 - 1:19pm

Video of Noam Chomsky lecture from Feb. 7th "What is Special About Language?" is available...

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...

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