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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...

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...


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