SBS In The News

John Paul Jones III Named Dean of SBS
Monday, January 4, 2010 - 9:53am

John Paul Jones III, who has traveled around the world, aiding in the development of social and cultural theory related to geography, has received a new appointment.

Jones, who directs the...

Seven Students Selected for New York Times Student Journalism Institute
Thursday, December 17, 2009 - 12:50pm

More than one-third of the 23 young journalists who will take part in The New York Times Student Journalism Institute Jan. 2-13, 2010, at the University of Arizona are from the UA...

New Study Levels New Criticisms at Food Industry
Monday, December 14, 2009 - 9:49am

A new study released Monday in Washington, D.C., criticizes the nation's food and beverage industry for failing to shift their marketing efforts aimed at children. The report said television...

UA-led Study Grapples With Health Effects of Low-intensity Warfare
Friday, December 11, 2009 - 9:24am

For nearly two decades, Ivy Pike, an associate professor of anthropology at the University of Arizona, has been studying ethnic groups in rural northern Kenya to understand how violence shapes the...

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,...


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