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SBS Welcomes New Faculty!
Monday, August 23, 2010 - 10:00am

The SBS welcomes 11 new faculty members to our College this fall. These professors, who study topics ranging from political philosphy to the behavioral responses of lemurs, will add to the...

PROFILE: Applied Anthropologist Tim Finan
Monday, August 23, 2010 - 8:39am

He started out in the Peace Corps growing tomatoes in a village of subsistence farmers in Northeast Brazil. That “transformative experience” led Timothy J. Finan to the University of Arizona for...

Freedom to Report From War Zone Not Always Closely Controlled
Monday, August 23, 2010 - 8:36am

Most journalists embedded with U.S. troops in Iraq say the government has not controlled their reporting, even while violence escalated mid-way through the war, according to a study co-authored by...

Communication Professor Discusses New Book on 2008 Election (video)
Monday, August 23, 2010 - 8:33am

Kate Kenski, a professor in the communication department, is the co-author of the highly acclaimed book titled "The Obama Victory, How Media, Money and Message Shaped the 2008 Election." Samuel...

Journalism Program to Take Students 'Beyond the Border'
Monday, August 23, 2010 - 8:30am

Faculty members from the University of Arizona School of Journalism  and New York University's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute are launching a cross-cultural project this fall that will give...

Blackfeet Reservation Dig Unearthing 1,000-Year-Old History
Thursday, August 12, 2010 - 9:39am

Researchers led by the UA's Maria Nieves Zedeno say they're eager to study how late prehistoric and later hunters used land in Montana to kill bison. They also want to expand people's knowledge...

UA Centers Receive National Recognition, Millions in Funding
Thursday, August 12, 2010 - 9:36am

The Center for Latin American Studies and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Arizona have been awarded millions of dollars in grants over four years from the U.S....

UA Researchers Help Preserve Scottish Gaelic
Friday, July 30, 2010 - 12:03pm

Scottish Gaelic, an endangered language, is predicted to fall out of use within the century as a consequence of native speakers turning to English instead.

And those concerned with...

Stem Cells Immune From Presidential Pressures
Wednesday, July 28, 2010 - 1:20pm

When it comes to stem cell research, the U.S. president has little sway over the media and public opinion.

A study published this month in Newspaper Research Journal by two researchers at...

Communication Key to Climate Change Fight
Wednesday, July 28, 2010 - 1:17pm

More reliable and timely climate information and better communication are needed to guide the U.S. response to the risks posed by climate change, according to a new national report led by UA...

Ethnic Studies Ban Bill Caused Stress, Low Self-Esteem
Wednesday, July 21, 2010 - 9:14am

A new study finds that college-aged Mexican American students experienced low self-esteem and more stress as a result of proposed legislation in 2008 to eliminate ethnic studies in Arizona schools...

'Love of People' Drives Free Expression Among Tribal Reporters
Wednesday, July 21, 2010 - 9:07am

Tribal journalists practice freedom of expression in the face of significant legal and social pressures because they think that is what is in the best interest of their people, according to a...

NBC's Guthrie: A Case Study In New News Norms
Wednesday, July 21, 2010 - 9:02am

UA journalism alumna Savannah Guthrie is a rising star in TV news journalism. She's one of NBC's primary White House correspondents, appearing on its most popular news programs, and she's the co-...

Journalism Professor Offers Tips for ‘Madmen'
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 - 10:07am

Mort Rosenblum, a professor of practice in the University of Arizona School of Journalism who has reported news from more than 200 countries over four decades, has written a correspondents' field...

International Student Leaders Learn, Grow at UA
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 - 10:05am

The UA offers an institute twice annually for student leaders from Latin American countries. The intent is to help students build skills and relationships to improve sustainability efforts back...

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