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Anthropologist's Work on the Electric Car Featured in MSNBC
Thursday, November 18, 2010 - 12:34pm

Electric vehicles are making a comeback. They first popped up in the U.S. in the 1890s and peaked with 28 percent of the passenger vehicle market in 1900, according to research by Michael Brian...

Library School Students and Director Head to Africa
Thursday, November 18, 2010 - 12:26pm

The African Conservation Fund selected four students from the UA School of Information Resources and Library Science (SIRLS) to join 28 East African students to study information resource needs...

UA Professor Advised Developers of New Video Game
Thursday, November 18, 2010 - 12:23pm

Diana Liverman, who co-directs the UA's Institute of the Environment, served as an adviser for Fate of the World, a newly released video game that gives players the option to save or destroy the...

Prestigious EPA Fellowship Goes to SBS Graduate Student
Tuesday, October 26, 2010 - 9:06am

Two University of Arizona graduate students have each earned a highly competitive and prestigious fellowships awarded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Henry Adams and Daniel...

Student News Service Offers Reports From Border Region
Tuesday, October 26, 2010 - 8:59am

News stories by University of Arizona School of Journalism students from the U.S.-Mexico border region are available to media outlets across the state from the newly named...

SBS Professors Play Central Role in UA and French Research Collaboration
Tuesday, October 26, 2010 - 8:53am

The University of Arizona and the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) have created a UMI (Unite Mixte Internationale/Joint International Unit) based at the UA on Water,...

Requesting Public Records? Threats Work Best, UA Study Finds
Thursday, October 14, 2010 - 8:29am

Sometimes you need to carry a big club – and threaten to use it – if you want government agencies to follow the law.

David Cuillier, an assistant professor of journalism at the University...

Arizona Daily Star 40 Under 40 Man and Woman of the Year Are from SBS!
Thursday, October 14, 2010 - 8:24am

SBS is pleased to announce that the Arizona Daily Star’s 40 under 40 Man of the Year and Woman of the Year both are affiliated with our College!

Andrea J. Romero is an associate professor...

The University of Arizona Partners with Carnegie Mellon University to Create A Bilingual, Bicultural Roboceptionist
Monday, October 4, 2010 - 9:04am

The University of Arizona is working with Carnegie Mellon on a novel bilingual and bicultural roboceptionist, a computer with a face and natural language interface.

The $1 million, three-...

How Barack Obama Won the U.S. Presidency
Friday, October 1, 2010 - 9:43am

Touted as one of the most comprehensive evaluations of the 2008 presidential election, a newly published book co-authored by Kate Kenski argues that President Barack Obama's win was the result of...

The Lives of U.S. Children and Immigrant Families
Friday, October 1, 2010 - 9:34am

Immigrant parents and citizen children face legal and social complexities that are not clearly understood and, too often, are omitted from discussions about policy and enforcement.

To...

UA College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Graduate Programs Rank High in National Research Council Report
Friday, October 1, 2010 - 9:29am

SBS graduate programs ranked by the National Research Council continued to be among the leaders in their fields nationally.

On Tuesday, the prestigious National Research Council released...

Maltese-English Dictionary to be Digitized
Friday, October 1, 2010 - 9:23am

UA linguist Adam Ussishkin, whose research interests span phonology, psycholinguistics, Semitic languages and grammar, has headed up an effort to update and digitize the Maltese-English dictionary...

SBS Leads Study on Border Migration, Violence, Security
Friday, October 1, 2010 - 9:11am

The UA and its Mexico-U.S. partners will gather quantitative and qualitative data over the coming year from people who have recent undocumented border crossing experiences and have been returned...

UA Archaeologist, Colleagues Find No Evidence of Catastrophic Impact
Friday, October 1, 2010 - 9:03am

Anthropology professor Vance T. Holliday and others take issue with claims that a comet strike led to the demise of Paleoindian megafauna hunters during the Pleistocene.

The notion of an...

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