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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...

UA-Developed Tests to Aid Those With Down Syndrome
Wednesday, January 14, 2009 - 9:44am

Researchers at The University of Arizona are developing a set of standardized tests that could improve the lives of people with Down syndrome.

The condition, which occurs once in every...

UA Conference Examines International Media Views of U.S. Election
Wednesday, January 14, 2009 - 9:35am

A one-day conference this month, sponsored by The University of Arizona, will look at journalism and reporting on President-elect Barack Obama, with a particular focus on the Middle East and Latin...

UA Journalism Department Designated a School by Arizona Board of Regents
Thursday, December 4, 2008 - 10:51am

The University of Arizona Department of Journalism has been designated a School of Journalism by the Arizona Board of Regents.

The term "school" more accurately reflects the size and scope...

Anthropology Professor Named to International Panel
Thursday, December 4, 2008 - 10:38am

The Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council, known as IOM, have appointed Mark Nichter, a professor of anthropology and family and community medicine at The University of Arizona,...

Anthropology Professor Honored
Thursday, December 4, 2008 - 10:35am

Mark Nichter, a Regents' Professor of anthropology at The University of Arizona, is one of two recipients of the Society for Medical Anthropology's Career Achievement Award. The award – the...

New Study Shows Reduction in Quality Educational Programming for Children
Thursday, December 4, 2008 - 10:23am

Dale Kunkel, communication professor at The University of Arizona, was one of the lead researchers in a new study by Children Now, which shows that only 1 in 8 children's education TV programs...

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Names 2008 Magellan Circle Earl H. Carroll Fellows
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 - 11:00am

Three distinguished faculty members of The University of Arizona College of Social and Behavioral Sciences have been named 2008 Magellan Circle Earl H. Carroll Fellows. The Magellan Circle is SBS'...

Tinker Symposium Showcases Graduate Field Work in Latin America
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 - 9:59am

The University of Arizona's Center for Latin American Studies will host Susan Eckstein, a researcher who specializes in urbanization, immigration, poverty and social movements in developing...

UA to Host Summer Field Institute
Thursday, October 30, 2008 - 9:56am

The University of Arizona will host a program next summer to introduce undergraduate faculty to the history and environmental fabric of the Southwest.

Katherine Morrissey, an associate...

NOAA, UA Study to Examine Links Between Border Growth, Natural Resources
Friday, October 24, 2008 - 9:55am

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, has awarded a $300,000 grant to researchers at The University of Arizona to study climate, water resources and growth in urban and...

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