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Climate Change Already a Burden on the World’s Poor
Tuesday, July 7, 2009 - 10:43am

Suffering among the world's poorest people due to climate change is intensifying the need to find ways of adapting to warmer temperatures and potentially more droughts, floods and sea level rise,...

'PodCats': Handheld Readers, the 'Commercial Frontier'
Thursday, July 2, 2009 - 10:38am

One UA researcher is working to adapt technology to enable users to be able to read books on their iPhones. Thomas Bever, a UA linguistics professor with appointments in several other departments...

Researcher Begins Work on Preservation and Adaptation of Indigenous Medicine
Wednesday, July 1, 2009 - 1:37pm

University of Arizona assistant professor Patrisia Gonzales is a practitioner and teacher of Mexican traditional medicine and an herbalist. She descends from several generations of indigenous...

Women's Studies Professor Publishes Book on Adoption
Monday, June 29, 2009 - 3:00pm

It was during a conference in Barcelona on the topic of international adoption that Laura Briggs felt compelled to work to expand the dialogue on the topic in the United States.

Briggs, who...

American Indian Language Institute Turns 30
Monday, June 29, 2009 - 2:53pm

For decades, one University of Arizona institute has been dedicated to indigenous language education and preservation.

To honor that heritage, the UA's American Indian Language Development...

Grant-Funded Institute Explores Land as a Laboratory
Monday, June 29, 2009 - 2:50pm

A group of 25 college and university faculty members are taking part in a summer institute that is focusing on environmental and borderlands history.

Understanding ways people interact with...

Library Students to Get 'Leading-Edge' Training Thanks to Federal Grant
Monday, June 22, 2009 - 2:07pm

A newly funded project is expected to advance the way educators train students to become librarians and information professionals.

The University of Arizona’s School of Information...

SIROW Researcher to Speak at Congressional Briefing
Monday, June 22, 2009 - 1:36pm

Nina Rabin, director of border research at the Southwest Institute for Research on Women, has been invited this month to participate in a U.S. Congressional briefing to be held in Washington, D.C...

Does Humanitarian Intervention Do More Harm Than Good?
Monday, June 22, 2009 - 1:34pm

Last week marked the 10th anniversary of the end of the U.S./NATO war against Serbia and in the decade since then, conventional wisdom is that such militarized humanitarian intervention is often...

Fulbright Grant to Fund Study on Antisocial Behavior
Monday, June 22, 2009 - 1:30pm

Reid G. Fontaine, a noted authority on antisocial behavior, has received a Traditional/Senior Scholar Fulbright Award to pursue his research in Italy during the spring semester. Fontaine is an...

Navajo Times Publisher to Win Zenger Award from UA School of Journalism, Arizona Newspapers Foundation
Monday, June 22, 2009 - 1:29pm

The University of Arizona School of Journalism and the Arizona Newspapers Foundation have named Tom Arviso Jr. the 2009 winner of the John Peter and Anna Catherine Zenger Award.

Arviso is...

SIROW Earns National Honor for its Diversity, Inclusion
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 - 4:07pm

Women and girls have benefited from more than 200 crisis prevention, treatment, writing workshops, research initiatives and other programs initiated by the Southwest Institute for Research on...

High School Students Develop Multimedia Skills, Produce Newspaper at Journalism Diversity Workshop
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 - 2:57pm

Fifteen high school students from around Arizona will develop multimedia skills and produce a newspaper at a journalism boot camp taking place June 6-17 in The University of Arizona School of...

UA Researchers Look to Stem the Growth of Tobacco Use Worldwide
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 - 2:55pm

Sunday, May 31, was World No-Tobacco Day sponsored by the World Health Organization.  The focus of WHO's campaign this year is the effectiveness of warning labels in getting people to stop smoking...

UA Journalism Professor Wins Top Teaching Prize
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 - 2:51pm

An assistant professor in The University of Arizona School of Journalism took first place in the national "Promising Professor" faculty competition. The award is given by the Mass Communication...


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