SBS In The News

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...

Late Medieval and Reformation Studies Announces Summer Lecture Series
Monday, May 9, 2011 - 10:15am

Summer Lecture Series 2011
on the theme of
Flight into Strange Lands: Religious Migration in the Early Modern World

Presented by:
The University of Arizona...

Three SBS Faculty Named 2011-12 Udall Center Fellows
Monday, May 9, 2011 - 10:08am

With financial support from the University of Arizona’s Institute of the Environment and College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, the Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy has selected four...

UA Held Largest Linguistics Conference West of the Mississippi
Monday, May 9, 2011 - 9:54am

The University of Arizona hosted one of the three largest linguistics conferences in the country on Easter weekend. The conference, known as the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics,...

Two SBS Professors Awarded Regents' Honor
Friday, April 29, 2011 - 8:59am

Thomas Bever, research professor of linguistics, and Diana Liverman, co-director of the Institute of the Environment and professor in the School of Geography and Development, will be honored...

Students Receive Clinton Global Initiative Award
Monday, April 11, 2011 - 1:20pm

The Arizona Model United Nations (AzMUN) group won a "Clinton Global Initiative" for their work with Mexican high school students. The AzMUN is advised by Bill Dixon, professor in the School of...

Learning and Growing Through the UA’s School Garden Program
Thursday, March 31, 2011 - 9:28am

The sight of four-year-olds voluntarily eating lettuce is a bit startling. Yet, there they were — a group of preschoolers, in their colorful gardening boots and sun hats, pulling lettuce out of...

Al Jazeera TV Offers Equal Coverage in English and Arabic
Thursday, March 31, 2011 - 9:25am

A UA journalism professor analyzed the Arabic news network's coverage for pro- and anti-U.S. bias and found none.

At a time when the world is closely watching revolution in the Middle East...

After the Field: Stones, Bones and Sherds
Tuesday, March 22, 2011 - 6:21am

Takeshi Inomata and Daniela Triadan, professors in the UA School of Anthropology, are currently excavating the Maya site of Ceibal – which located in Guatemala. They chronicle their experience and...

Experimental Philosophy Opens New Avenues Into Old Questions Free Will
Tuesday, March 22, 2011 - 6:19am

UA philosophy professor Shaun Nichols examines the notions of free will and determinism through test methods used in social sciences.

Philosophers have argued for centuries, millennia...

SBS Participates in the Tucson Festival of Books
Tuesday, March 8, 2011 - 9:31am

Tucson now has one of the largest book festivals in the country, and SBS is proud that several our units and professors are involved. Here are some of the ways SBS is involved:


SBS Presents “Immigration Week: Examining Causes, Expanding Solutions” from March 20-27
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 9:12am

During the week of March 20-27, the UA College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) will present a program on immigration with a focus on Arizona. The week will include community panels on...

UA Report Looks at State of Southwestern 'Foodsheds'
Tuesday, March 1, 2011 - 12:50pm

Unprecedented pressures exist on food security and farming capacity in the U.S. borderland states, according to a new regional food assessment by University of Arizona researchers and their...


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