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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...

A History of Liberty, Freedom
Tuesday, March 2, 2010 - 9:16am

A new book co-authored by a University of Arizona faculty member and his former graduate student carries a description of ways Homo sapiens learned to trade and make deals with strangers about 40,...

School of Anthropology Celebrates a New Chapter in Their History
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - 2:37pm

The School of Anthropology will celebrate a new chapter in their long and impressive history of world-class anthropological research and instruction at the School of Anthropology Kick Off on...

Award-winning Journalist to Give Annual Sabbagh Lecture
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - 2:33pm

George Packer will give this year's Sabbagh lecture, "Journalism as Anthropology: Stories from the Middle East.”  Packer’s lecture is Thursday, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m. at the Arizona Historical Society...

Drinking, Smoking Often Intertwine for Students
Thursday, February 11, 2010 - 9:35am

Interventions against alcohol consumption targeting college-age students have tended to focus solely on drinking without including any discussion of tobacco.

This is concerning to...

Influence of Media Sex Is Not Uniform Across Genres
Monday, February 1, 2010 - 11:02am

The long-held belief about representations of sex in the media – in film, soap operas, magazines, music videos and the like – has generally been one of uniformity.

Paul J. Wright, a...

SBS Launches New E-Newsletter
Monday, February 1, 2010 - 10:49am

The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences is launching a new online newsletter called SBS SNAPSHOTS.  Check out the first iss...

Poltical Science Student to Attend State of the Union
Wednesday, January 27, 2010 - 9:12am

Clayton Armstrong, a freshment majoring in political science in the School of Government and Public Policy, was invited to sit in Michelle Obama's box on President Obama's first State of the Union...

Grants Fund Collaborations in Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences
Monday, January 25, 2010 - 9:42am

More than $82,000 in grant money has been awarded by the Office of the Provost to three faculty members doing interdisciplinary work in the arts, humanities and social sciences. Their diverse...

New Grant Funds Social Networking Study
Monday, January 25, 2010 - 9:36am

Two SBS professors are part of a new $1.1 million federal grant project to research practical and defense applications of social networking.Brint Milward, director of the UA School of Government...

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