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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...

New Grant for UA Researcher Advocating for Women
Friday, August 1, 2008 - 6:12am

A Southwest Institute for Research on Women researcher will be able to continue her research exploring the condition of women serving in detention centers as well as her outreach efforts for...

Journalism Professor, Student to be Honored at National Conference
Friday, August 1, 2008 - 6:11am

An assistant professor and a May 2008 graduate of The University of Arizona department of journalism will be honored for producing the top research paper and news story, respectively, from the...

Researcher Finds Teaching Moments in Hypocrisy
Friday, August 1, 2008 - 6:11am

No matter the number of advertisements and public messages promoting healthy habits, some people have a difficult time committing to them -- even when those messages meld with their personal...

Communication Professors Honored for Their Research
Friday, August 1, 2008 - 6:07am

Two communication professors at The University of Arizona have received awards recognizing their contributions to the field.

Ed Donnerstein, who also is dean of the UA College of Social...

U.N. Report Calls for More Sustainable Real Estate Development
Friday, August 1, 2008 - 6:06am

A report issued Tuesday by a United Nations agency -- and authored by a University of Arizona professor -- urges institutional investors worldwide to engage with property fund managers to embrace...

UA Students Earn NSF Fellowships
Friday, August 1, 2008 - 4:32am

Three University of Arizona graduate students have earned National Science Foundation fellowships.

Jose Manuel Alvarez and Joshua Holst, both anthropology students, along with...

UA Professor Explores Feminist Interpretation of Bible
Friday, August 1, 2008 - 4:31am

Esther Fuchs has spent decades challenging traditional scholarship on the Hebrew Bible and also trying to get biblical studies scholars to reconsider their frame of reference when it comes to...

UA's Library Science School Receives $1M Grant
Friday, August 1, 2008 - 4:30am

A program at The University of Arizona that is working to improve the number of American Indian and Hispanic librarians has just received a grant of nearly $1 million.

The grant from the...

Anthropology Professor's Work on Bipedalism on Arizona Illustrated
Friday, August 1, 2008 - 4:30am

David Raichlen, an anthropologist at the University of Arizona, is conducting research on the evolution of bipedalism in humans. And, through the use of modern technology, he hopes to gain a...

Health Information Underload for Dial-Up Users
Friday, August 1, 2008 - 4:28am

While the World Wide Web is open to anyone who can access it, the technology used to access its information appears to be resulting in a have-and-have-not situation, specifically among those who...

U.S. Religious Congregations Might 'Limp' But Don't Often Die
Friday, August 1, 2008 - 4:27am

About 10 out of every 1,000 religious congregations in the United States disband each year.

That figure represents the annual mortality rate for religious congregations -- a percentage...

The Nearest Thing to Mind Reading
Friday, August 1, 2008 - 4:26am

Stream of consciousness, a century-old literary device, is helping University of Arizona researchers get to the core of individual personality.

Typically, researchers have focused on more...

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