SBS In The News

Award-winning Journalist to Give Annual Sabbagh Lecture
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - 2:33pm

George Packer will give this year's Sabbagh lecture, "Journalism as Anthropology: Stories from the Middle East.”  Packer’s lecture is Thursday, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m. at the Arizona Historical Society...

Drinking, Smoking Often Intertwine for Students
Thursday, February 11, 2010 - 9:35am

Interventions against alcohol consumption targeting college-age students have tended to focus solely on drinking without including any discussion of tobacco.

This is concerning to...

Influence of Media Sex Is Not Uniform Across Genres
Monday, February 1, 2010 - 11:02am

The long-held belief about representations of sex in the media – in film, soap operas, magazines, music videos and the like – has generally been one of uniformity.

Paul J. Wright, a...

SBS Launches New E-Newsletter
Monday, February 1, 2010 - 10:49am

The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences is launching a new online newsletter called SBS SNAPSHOTS.  Check out the first iss...

Poltical Science Student to Attend State of the Union
Wednesday, January 27, 2010 - 9:12am

Clayton Armstrong, a freshment majoring in political science in the School of Government and Public Policy, was invited to sit in Michelle Obama's box on President Obama's first State of the Union...

Grants Fund Collaborations in Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences
Monday, January 25, 2010 - 9:42am

More than $82,000 in grant money has been awarded by the Office of the Provost to three faculty members doing interdisciplinary work in the arts, humanities and social sciences. Their diverse...

New Grant Funds Social Networking Study
Monday, January 25, 2010 - 9:36am

Two SBS professors are part of a new $1.1 million federal grant project to research practical and defense applications of social networking.Brint Milward, director of the UA School of Government...

SIROW Leading Project to Support LGBTQ Youth
Tuesday, January 12, 2010 - 1:11pm

Researchers with the Southwest Institute for Research on Women have spent years studying the unmet needs of southern Arizona youth and young adults who are homeless and lesbian, gay, bisexual,...

New Book Examines Growth of Casino Gambling
Tuesday, January 12, 2010 - 1:09pm

Up until 1978, casino gambling in the U.S. required traveling to relatively remote communities in Nevada. Since then, dozens of states have allowed the construction and operation of hundreds of...

New UA School Poised to Become National Leader
Thursday, January 7, 2010 - 8:52am

The School of Government and Public Policy, or SGPP, one of the new schools created as a result of the restructuring at the University of Arizona, has, according to its director, the scope and...

Video: New York Times Journalism Institute at the UA
Thursday, January 7, 2010 - 8:50am

The UA School of Journalism is currently hosting the New York Times Student Journalism Institute. A total of 23 students, selected by a panel of journalists at the Times, are being trained by some...

SIROW Researcher Honored as "Local Hero" in Tucson Weekly
Monday, January 4, 2010 - 10:16am

Nina Rabin, an assistant research social scientist in SIROW (Southwest Institute for Research on Women) is included in the annual  "Local Heroes" feature in the Tucson Weekly . You can read about...

John Paul Jones III Named Dean of SBS
Monday, January 4, 2010 - 9:53am

John Paul Jones III, who has traveled around the world, aiding in the development of social and cultural theory related to geography, has received a new appointment.

Jones, who directs the...

Seven Students Selected for New York Times Student Journalism Institute
Thursday, December 17, 2009 - 12:50pm

More than one-third of the 23 young journalists who will take part in The New York Times Student Journalism Institute Jan. 2-13, 2010, at the University of Arizona are from the UA...

New Study Levels New Criticisms at Food Industry
Monday, December 14, 2009 - 9:49am

A new study released Monday in Washington, D.C., criticizes the nation's food and beverage industry for failing to shift their marketing efforts aimed at children. The report said television...


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