SBS In The News

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,...

Media Downplay Social Movements, Study of Mexico Massacre Coverage Shows
Thursday, June 10, 2010 - 11:06am

Disenfranchised college students in Mexico were ignored by the news media during the deadly protests of 1968, a new study shows. And because students didn't have Facebook and YouTube, they used...

UA Journalism Gets National Multicultural Recruitment Award
Thursday, June 10, 2010 - 11:01am

UA Journalism Gets National Multicultural Recruitment Award
For its efforts in making significant contributions to promoting diversity in high school journalism programs, the University of...

Thoughts of Death Lower Support For Watchdog Press
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 - 2:58pm

During times of mortal strife, some people want journalists to become lapdogs instead of watchdogs.

That's the conclusion of a study published by David Cuillier, a University of Arizona...

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...


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