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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...

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...


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