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Loneliness, Poor Health Appear to be Linked
Monday, June 21, 2010 - 11:14am

If attempting to stave off loneliness, having an in with the local barista, being in touch with dozens of former classmates and having hundreds of Twitter followers does not carry much clout if...

Saving the Yaqui Language
Wednesday, June 16, 2010 - 11:17am

A unique collaboration is under way at the UA to try to revitalize an endangered language that a few people still speak in the Tucson area. Linguistics professor Heidi Harley is studying the...

A Test in Producing a Visual Capture of Speech
Wednesday, June 16, 2010 - 11:15am

Diana Archangeli, a UA linguistics professor, is heading up a team using ultrasound and a range of other devices to create a technology that would enable the detection of words without auditory...

Oil Spill Increases Threat to Range of Gulf Coast Food Stocks
Wednesday, June 16, 2010 - 11:12am

SBS-led study details the potential harm to locally produced foods and the often economically challenged communities that depend on them.

By Jeff Harrison, University Communications June 14...

Faculty Members Awarded Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Grants
Thursday, June 10, 2010 - 11:48am

Five projects involving 14 UA faculty members are receiving support from the grants, available through a program established by Provost Meredith Hay last fall to support collaborative,...

Media Downplay Social Movements, Study of Mexico Massacre Coverage Shows
Thursday, June 10, 2010 - 11:06am

Disenfranchised college students in Mexico were ignored by the news media during the deadly protests of 1968, a new study shows. And because students didn't have Facebook and YouTube, they used...

UA Journalism Gets National Multicultural Recruitment Award
Thursday, June 10, 2010 - 11:01am

UA Journalism Gets National Multicultural Recruitment Award
For its efforts in making significant contributions to promoting diversity in high school journalism programs, the University of...

Thoughts of Death Lower Support For Watchdog Press
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 - 2:58pm

During times of mortal strife, some people want journalists to become lapdogs instead of watchdogs.

That's the conclusion of a study published by David Cuillier, a University of Arizona...

SBS Students Receive 9 of the 15 UA Fulbright Awards
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 - 2:55pm

More than a dozen University of Arizona students were named Fulbright Scholars, a nationally competitive award that funds U.S. students studying or teaching internationally.

Of the 15...

UA Geographer Earns Prestigious International Medal
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 - 2:48pm

A prestigious medal approved by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II that has historically gone to some of the most prominent explorers and scientists is being awarded this month to a University of...

Gary Paul Nabhan Includes Citizen Scientists in Research Project
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 - 9:14am

Citizen science is in action at Tumamoc Hill, where hikers are helping researchers track changes in plant life. Gary Nabhan, a research scientist at the UA's Southwest Center, is overseeing the...

Knowledge River Graduates Improving Arizona, U.S. Libraries
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 - 9:07am

Nearly 10 years and more than 100 graduates later, the University of Arizona Knowledge River program is improving services provided by libraries and cultural heritage institutions throughout...

UA Professor to Embark on Cross-Country Journey to Train Journalists, Citizens
Monday, April 26, 2010 - 1:50pm

An assistant professor in the University of Arizona School of Journalism is hitting the road for a 45-day road trip across the country to empower journalists and citizens to acquire public records...

Americans Turn to Al-Jazeera for Raw Images of War, UA Study FInds
Monday, April 26, 2010 - 1:48pm

Sometimes gruesome war-time images of death and destruction are necessary for getting the whole story, even if you have to go to non-U.S. media to find them, according to a study by an associate...

SBS Raising Funds for Joel D. Valdez Professorship in American Governance
Monday, April 19, 2010 - 11:08am

The University of Arizona Foundation Board of Trustees has donated $40,000 to the Joel D. Valdez Endowment in American Governance.

 

Established as a tribute to Valdez' 20 years of...

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