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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...

Presidential Election Subject of Distinguished Lecture Series Talk
Wednesday, October 8, 2008 - 1:58am

The current presidential campaign is the topic for discussion at a lecture that will be held later this month as part a University of Arizona Distinguished Lecture Series.

Kate Kenski, an...

Anthropology Names New Head
Wednesday, October 8, 2008 - 1:55am

The anthropology department at The University of Arizona, one of the world's best-known anthropology programs, has a new head. Barbara Mills is only the seventh department head in the unit's 93-...

Journalism Department, New America Media to Sponsor Ethnic Media Conference
Wednesday, October 8, 2008 - 1:54am

New America Media and The University of Arizona journalism department are sponsoring a summit for ethnic media groups to be held Sept. 30 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the UA's Student Union Memorial...

UA Researchers Help to Provide Clues to Memory Loss Puzzle
Monday, August 18, 2008 - 2:21am

University of Arizona researcher Carol Barnes and her colleagues have linked the ability to replay, during sleep, activities experienced while awake as an indicator of age-related memory loss....

Geography Professor Paul Robbins on NPR's "On Point"
Friday, August 1, 2008 - 6:14am

Geography Professor Paul Robbins was featured on NPR's "On Point" program -- a news analysis radio show out of the Boston affiliate of NPR. Robbins was discussing the American lawn, of which he's...


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