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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...

Border Journalism Network Created at UA
Friday, May 20, 2011 - 8:25am

Journalism educators from eight universities and one community college in the Southwest teamed up to create the Border Journalism Network/La red de periodismo de la frontera following a weekend...

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...


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