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UA Philosophy Department Ranks 13th in the World; Political Philosophy Specialty Ranks 1st
Friday, May 8, 2009 - 12:40pm

The 2009 rankings published in the Philosophical Gourmet Report show that The University of Arizona has one of the best philosophy graduate departments in the world. Overall, the department ranked...

U.S. Interior Department Honors UA Researchers
Friday, May 8, 2009 - 12:38pm

Three units at The University of Arizona were honored by Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar at a ceremony in Washington, D.C.

The U.S. Department of the Interior's "Partners in...

UA Scholar to Study Wheat Cultivation in Mexico
Friday, May 8, 2009 - 12:33pm

Maribel Alvarez, an assistant research social scientist in The University of Arizona Southwest Center, has received a Fulbright/Garcia Robles grant to conduct research in Sonora, Mexico. Alvarez...

Student Exhibit of Mexican/Indigenous Communication Opens at UA Library
Monday, April 20, 2009 - 3:59pm

Students enrolled in a new class offered by the Mexican American Studies and Research Center at The University of Arizona are sharing their research with the community on the history of journalism...

UA Alumi Share Pulitzer Prize
Monday, April 20, 2009 - 3:55pm

Ryan Gabrielson and Paul Giblin, University of Arizona journalism alums, were given six months while working at the East Valley Tribune to critically analyze from the immigration enforcement in...

New Kiosk to Be Unveiled at UA Women's Plaza of Honor
Monday, April 20, 2009 - 3:46pm

Writer/historians Bonnie Henry and Patricia Preciado-Martin will join University of Arizona President Robert Shelton to unveil a newly installed kiosk at the Women's Plaza of Honor on Monday,...

Susan Karant-Nunn Named Regent Professor
Friday, March 27, 2009 - 1:13pm

The Arizona Board of Regents approved the designation of three new Regents' Professors at The University of Arizona, the highest honor awarded by the University to its faculty members.


'Good War' Rationale in Kosovo Questioned in New Book
Friday, March 27, 2009 - 1:03pm

On the eve of the 10th anniversary of the American-backed NATO intervention in Kosovo, the conventional wisdom has always been that the interdiction saved countless lives and averted a...

Anthropology and Psychology Receives Teaching Kudos
Friday, March 27, 2009 - 12:58pm

The University Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Teaching, awarded annually through the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost and The University of Arizona Foundation, recognize...

Education, Psychology Faculty Collaborating on Drug Prevention
Monday, March 9, 2009 - 1:44pm

The traditional approach to drug abuse prevention has been to urge youth to withstand peer pressure by saying no to drugs and alcohol.

Yet students in middle school and high school remain...

Mummies Lure Professor to Chile
Monday, March 9, 2009 - 1:42pm

It's a job that might send shivers down many people's spines, but giving dental exams to some of the world's oldest mummies will soon become part of a routine day at the office for one University...

SBS Magellan Circle Dinner
Monday, March 9, 2009 - 1:33pm

Please join us for the sixth annual Magellan Circle Celebration on Tuesday, March 31, 2009, from 6-8:30 p.m.

The Magellan Circle, named for the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan, is...

“Teaching American History Grant” Helped TUSD Schools and UA Graduate Students
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 - 11:34am

For the past three years, the Department of History at The University of Arizona and Tucson Unified School District (TUSD) have been working together to help middle school teachers teach American...

NSF Grant to Fund UA Research on Math Proficiency Among English Language Learners
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 - 11:27am

Several years ago, Carole Beal noticed that English language learners in California were having difficulty in math, particularly those whose primary language was Spanish.

The bottom line...

SIROW Releases Report on Women in Detention
Wednesday, January 14, 2009 - 9:47am

After spending one year conducting research on detention facilities and the treatment of immigrant women prisoners in Arizona, a research team at The University of Arizona found that the women...


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