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SBS Students Receive 9 of the 15 UA Fulbright Awards
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 - 2:55pm

More than a dozen University of Arizona students were named Fulbright Scholars, a nationally competitive award that funds U.S. students studying or teaching internationally.

Of the 15...

UA Geographer Earns Prestigious International Medal
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 - 2:48pm

A prestigious medal approved by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II that has historically gone to some of the most prominent explorers and scientists is being awarded this month to a University of...

Gary Paul Nabhan Includes Citizen Scientists in Research Project
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 - 9:14am

Citizen science is in action at Tumamoc Hill, where hikers are helping researchers track changes in plant life. Gary Nabhan, a research scientist at the UA's Southwest Center, is overseeing the...

Knowledge River Graduates Improving Arizona, U.S. Libraries
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 - 9:07am

Nearly 10 years and more than 100 graduates later, the University of Arizona Knowledge River program is improving services provided by libraries and cultural heritage institutions throughout...

UA Professor to Embark on Cross-Country Journey to Train Journalists, Citizens
Monday, April 26, 2010 - 1:50pm

An assistant professor in the University of Arizona School of Journalism is hitting the road for a 45-day road trip across the country to empower journalists and citizens to acquire public records...

Americans Turn to Al-Jazeera for Raw Images of War, UA Study FInds
Monday, April 26, 2010 - 1:48pm

Sometimes gruesome war-time images of death and destruction are necessary for getting the whole story, even if you have to go to non-U.S. media to find them, according to a study by an associate...

SBS Raising Funds for Joel D. Valdez Professorship in American Governance
Monday, April 19, 2010 - 11:08am

The University of Arizona Foundation Board of Trustees has donated $40,000 to the Joel D. Valdez Endowment in American Governance.


Established as a tribute to Valdez' 20 years of...

Conference to Address Research Challenges Along U.S.-Mexico Border
Friday, April 16, 2010 - 9:13am

Conducting research on or near the border between Mexico and the United States comes with more than one or two special considerations.

Passports must be in order, networks must be...

Students Plan Food Fight to Raise Cultural Nutrition Awareness
Friday, April 16, 2010 - 9:11am

In the wake of rising death rates among indigenous and Hispanic communities because of heart disease, diabetes and obesity, UA professor Roberto Rodriguez decided to create a class that focuses on...

Arizona's Mammoth Hunters - Out With a Whimper or a Bang?
Friday, April 9, 2010 - 10:16am

A team of researchers from the University of Arizona has revisited evidence pointing to a cataclysmic event thought by many scientists to have wiped out the North American megafauna – such as...

SBS Professor, Others on Campus to Receive Governor's Award
Friday, April 9, 2010 - 10:13am

A project that began in Tucson and has ties to the University of Arizona will be honored later this month for helping to address juvenile crime.

The Community Justice Boards were selected...

Communication Professor Receives White House Invitation
Friday, April 9, 2010 - 10:10am

Dale Kunkel, a University of Arizona communication professor, has been invited to the White House to advise officials on childhood obesity in the United States.

Kunkel, who has studied...

Evidence Indicates Humans' Early Tree-dwelling Ancestors Were Also Bipedal
Friday, April 9, 2010 - 9:53am

More than three million years ago, the ancestors of modern humans were still spending a considerable amount of their lives in trees, but something new was happening.

David Raichlen, an...

Journalism Graduate Selected for Prestigious New York Times Fellowship
Friday, April 9, 2010 - 9:48am

A May 2009 graduate of the University of Arizona School of Journalism has won a James Reston Reporting Fellowship from The New York Times, one of only five students nationwide chosen for the honor...

The Buzz on Mosquitoes, Metropolises in Southern Arizona
Tuesday, March 2, 2010 - 12:25pm

A team of University of Arizona researchers has received a grant from the National Science Foundation and U.S.  Department of Agriculture–Forest Service totalling nealry $300,000 to study mosquito...


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