SBS In The News

First Annual “My Arizona” Lecture Focuses on the Buffelgrass Invasion in the Sonoran Desert
Wednesday, November 18, 2009 - 9:06am

The School of Geography and Development at the University of Arizona is launching an annual lecture series titled “My Arizona.”

The first lecture will be given by Julio Betancourt on Friday...

Signs of man, Ice Age beast found together in Mexico
Monday, November 9, 2009 - 12:28pm

Researchers from the UA and Mexico's anthropology institute have found evidence that cavemen were slaughtering elephant-like beasts in an area near the U.S.-Mexico border. Read the story in...

Anthropologists Call for Improved Global Response to Animal-Borne Infectious Diseases
Monday, November 9, 2009 - 12:25pm

A report from the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council has called attention to significant reporting weaknesses that "undermine the global community's abilities to prevent,...

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Names 2009 Magellan Circle Earl H. Carroll Fellows
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 - 9:24am

Three faculty members in the University of Arizona College of Social and Behavioral Sciences have been named 2009 Magellan Circle Earl H. Carroll Fellows.

Professors Gary Goertz, Jake...

UA School of Information Resources and Library Science Has New Director
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 - 9:20am

This October, P. Bryan Heidorn started his new job as the director of the University of Arizona School of Information Resources and Library Science (SIRLS).

Prior to coming to the UA,...

Philosophy Student Wins Greek Studies Prize
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 - 10:43am

University of Arizona graduate philosophy student Michelle Jenkins has won the 2009 Mary Isabel Sibley Fellowship in Greek Studies given by the Phi Beta Kappa Society.

Jenkins currently is...

Regents' Professor John Pollock, 1940-2009
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 - 9:31am

John Leslie Pollock, Regents' Professor of philosophy and cognitive science at the University of Arizona, died on Sept. 29 after a long illness. He was 69.

Pollock was among the dominant...

CLAS Lecture Series Starts With Local Food Advocate
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 - 9:29am

Gary Paul Nabhan, an internationally known writer, conservationist, local food advocate and lecturer, will be the Distinguished Lecture Series speaker for October.

The series is sponsored...

New UA School of Anthropology Reveals Enhanced Opportunities for Students
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 - 9:27am

This fall, the University of Arizona’s prestigious anthropology department, already ranked in the top five in the country, became even stronger. Under the UA transformation plan, the department...

Social Class, Networks May Influence Political Behaviors
Tuesday, September 22, 2009 - 12:11pm

Conversations across the nation about topics such as health care reform, the war in Afghanistan, unemployment and the national debt have been particularly heated in recent months.

But at...

UA-Led Team Documenting Early Hopi-Spanish Relations
Monday, September 14, 2009 - 1:16pm

Records of early interactions between Hopi Indians and Spanish settlers – including military accounts, missionary records and court documents – are often distorted and biased against American...

SBS Accepting Magellan Circle Scholarship Applications
Monday, September 14, 2009 - 1:13pm

Through the generous donations of the members of the Magellan Circle in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS), a number of students each year are awarded with $500 Magellan Circle...

UA PodCats about book "Lawn People"
Monday, September 14, 2009 - 1:09pm

Listen to the UA Podcats interview with Paul Robbins, UA professor of geography and development, and author of "Lawn People."

Magellan Circle Grants for Faculty: Deadline Sept. 4
Monday, August 24, 2009 - 11:02am

Through the collective generosity of Magellan Circle donors, the Dean’s Office is pleased to announce that a small pool of money is available to SBS faculty requiring extra financial support for...

Women in Science and Engineering Program Expands Internship Program
Tuesday, August 18, 2009 - 11:28am

Internship opportunities for undergraduates in science, technology, engineering and mathematics expanding at The University of Arizona.

The UA's Women in Science and Engineering, or WISE,...


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