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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...

E-Waste Policy is Complicated, Often Lax, Study Finds
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 - 10:03am

In their evaluation of public policy affecting ways in which e-waste is managed, Maya Abela and Jacob Campbell found that polices and laws do not completely address the pervasive problem with...

Depression, Poor Social Skills Are Linked
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 - 9:59am

Depression is widely accepted as a medical diagnosis, but focusing exclusively on the biological side misses important points about why people become depressed.

Chris Segrin, who heads the...

Loneliness, Poor Health Appear to be Linked
Monday, June 21, 2010 - 11:14am

If attempting to stave off loneliness, having an in with the local barista, being in touch with dozens of former classmates and having hundreds of Twitter followers does not carry much clout if...

Saving the Yaqui Language
Wednesday, June 16, 2010 - 11:17am

A unique collaboration is under way at the UA to try to revitalize an endangered language that a few people still speak in the Tucson area. Linguistics professor Heidi Harley is studying the...

A Test in Producing a Visual Capture of Speech
Wednesday, June 16, 2010 - 11:15am

Diana Archangeli, a UA linguistics professor, is heading up a team using ultrasound and a range of other devices to create a technology that would enable the detection of words without auditory...

Oil Spill Increases Threat to Range of Gulf Coast Food Stocks
Wednesday, June 16, 2010 - 11:12am

SBS-led study details the potential harm to locally produced foods and the often economically challenged communities that depend on them.

By Jeff Harrison, University Communications June 14...

Faculty Members Awarded Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Grants
Thursday, June 10, 2010 - 11:48am

Five projects involving 14 UA faculty members are receiving support from the grants, available through a program established by Provost Meredith Hay last fall to support collaborative,...

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