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Shockey Named UA South Campus Executive Officer
Wednesday, December 9, 2009 - 9:20am

The University of Arizona has announced that Jim Shockey has been selected to serve as the campus executive officer for UA South, the UA's branch campus headquartered in Sierra Vista. 


Video on New Regents' Professor Susan Karant-Nunn
Wednesday, December 9, 2009 - 9:17am

The University of Arizona inducted its newest class of Regents' and University Distinguished Professors in a campus ceremony on December 3, 2009.

The Regents' Professors include Susan...

SIROW Collaborating on Two New Projects to Aid Adolescents
Tuesday, December 8, 2009 - 1:35pm

The Southwest Institute for Research on Women at the University of Arizona has been tapped yet again by agencies working to expand and enhance services for adolescents in southern Arizona.


UA Professor Wins Prestigious Humboldt Prize
Tuesday, December 8, 2009 - 1:30pm

Professor Thomas Bever is the recipient of the Alexander von Humboldt Research Prize, a prestigious international award.

Bever, a professor of linguistics and psychology at the University...

John W. Olsen Receives Faculty Fundraising Award
Monday, November 30, 2009 - 1:01pm

The University of Arizona Foundation has honored John W. Olsen with the second annual Eugene G. Sander Endowed Faculty Fundraising Award.

Olsen is a Regents' Professor in anthropology and...

UA Professor to Attend Nobel Ceremony
Monday, November 23, 2009 - 9:45am

University of Arizona Professor Edella Schlager will travel to Stockholm in early December for the week of activities that surround the annual Nobel Prize ceremony on Dec. 10.

Schlager, a...

First Annual “My Arizona” Lecture Focuses on the Buffelgrass Invasion in the Sonoran Desert
Wednesday, November 18, 2009 - 9:06am

The School of Geography and Development at the University of Arizona is launching an annual lecture series titled “My Arizona.”

The first lecture will be given by Julio Betancourt on Friday...

Signs of man, Ice Age beast found together in Mexico
Monday, November 9, 2009 - 12:28pm

Researchers from the UA and Mexico's anthropology institute have found evidence that cavemen were slaughtering elephant-like beasts in an area near the U.S.-Mexico border. Read the story in...

Anthropologists Call for Improved Global Response to Animal-Borne Infectious Diseases
Monday, November 9, 2009 - 12:25pm

A report from the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council has called attention to significant reporting weaknesses that "undermine the global community's abilities to prevent,...

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Names 2009 Magellan Circle Earl H. Carroll Fellows
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 - 9:24am

Three faculty members in the University of Arizona College of Social and Behavioral Sciences have been named 2009 Magellan Circle Earl H. Carroll Fellows.

Professors Gary Goertz, Jake...

UA School of Information Resources and Library Science Has New Director
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 - 9:20am

This October, P. Bryan Heidorn started his new job as the director of the University of Arizona School of Information Resources and Library Science (SIRLS).

Prior to coming to the UA,...

Philosophy Student Wins Greek Studies Prize
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 - 10:43am

University of Arizona graduate philosophy student Michelle Jenkins has won the 2009 Mary Isabel Sibley Fellowship in Greek Studies given by the Phi Beta Kappa Society.

Jenkins currently is...

Regents' Professor John Pollock, 1940-2009
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 - 9:31am

John Leslie Pollock, Regents' Professor of philosophy and cognitive science at the University of Arizona, died on Sept. 29 after a long illness. He was 69.

Pollock was among the dominant...

CLAS Lecture Series Starts With Local Food Advocate
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 - 9:29am

Gary Paul Nabhan, an internationally known writer, conservationist, local food advocate and lecturer, will be the Distinguished Lecture Series speaker for October.

The series is sponsored...

New UA School of Anthropology Reveals Enhanced Opportunities for Students
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 - 9:27am

This fall, the University of Arizona’s prestigious anthropology department, already ranked in the top five in the country, became even stronger. Under the UA transformation plan, the department...


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