SBS In The News

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,...

UA Journalism Faculty Recognized
Tuesday, August 18, 2009 - 11:26am

Three members of the School of Journalism faculty at The University of Arizona played an active role at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication national conference Aug....

Homosexual Haitian Migrants Focus of UA Doctoral Student's Research
Tuesday, August 18, 2009 - 11:23am

As an undergraduate in Denver, Erin Durban began to study the conditions of Haitian immigrants and ways the United States has been embroiled in the history of the country.

Now a University...

Early Human Hunters Had Fewer Meat-Sharing Rituals
Tuesday, August 18, 2009 - 11:17am

A University of Arizona anthropologist has discovered that humans living at a Paleolithic cave site in central Israel between 400,000 and 250,000 years ago were as successful at big-game hunting...

Researcher Studying Alternative Economies in Colombia
Thursday, July 9, 2009 - 9:57am

Bartering is a centuries-old system of exchange and research has found everything from prehistoric communities operated in barter economies to modern day usage of Web  sites like Craigslist...

New Project Intends to Empower Impoverished Women
Wednesday, July 8, 2009 - 2:11pm

Nationally, women are more likely than men to be living in poverty – and the situation is mirrored in the state of Arizona, particularly in southern Arizona counties.

And so a new...

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...


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