SBS In The News

Donnerstein Steps Down as Dean of the UA College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 - 2:42pm

Edward Donnerstein is stepping down as dean of The University of Arizona College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.

UA Provost Meredith Hay expressed appreciation for Donnerstein's many...

UA Philosopher Receives Prestigious Lakatos Award and NSF Grant
Thursday, May 21, 2009 - 11:18am

University of Arizona Philosophy Professor Richard Healey continues to show his expertise in the field of philosophy of science and metaphysics by receiving both the prestigious Lakatos Award and...

Transition to Agriculture Aggravated Oral Health for Women
Thursday, May 21, 2009 - 11:16am

The prehistoric transition to agricultural dependence has been well-studied for a number of regions of the world; yet the effects on maternal health have been largely overlooked.

A massive...

UA Faculty's Math Tutoring System Tested
Wednesday, May 20, 2009 - 12:56pm

A Web-based algebra tutoring software program – which has the potential to be used in schools across the nation – that was created by a University of Arizona researcher is being evaluated as part...

2009 Magellan Circle Teaching Award Winners Named
Wednesday, May 20, 2009 - 12:54pm

The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) at The University of Arizona named the three recipients of the 2009 Magellan Circle Teaching Awards.

The awards are funded by donations...

Nine Geography and Regional Development Graduate Students Receive NSF Grants
Wednesday, May 20, 2009 - 12:48pm

The department of geography and regional development (GRD) at The University of Arizona has always trained many of the top graduate students in the country. Currently nine UA doctoral students...

UA Announces Creation of New School of Government and Public Policy
Monday, May 11, 2009 - 12:05pm

The University of Arizona has announced the creation of a new school – the School of Government and Public Policy, in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.

The new school, which is...

UA Philosophy Department Ranks 13th in the World; Political Philosophy Specialty Ranks 1st
Friday, May 8, 2009 - 12:40pm

The 2009 rankings published in the Philosophical Gourmet Report show that The University of Arizona has one of the best philosophy graduate departments in the world. Overall, the department ranked...

U.S. Interior Department Honors UA Researchers
Friday, May 8, 2009 - 12:38pm

Three units at The University of Arizona were honored by Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar at a ceremony in Washington, D.C.

The U.S. Department of the Interior's "Partners in...

UA Scholar to Study Wheat Cultivation in Mexico
Friday, May 8, 2009 - 12:33pm

Maribel Alvarez, an assistant research social scientist in The University of Arizona Southwest Center, has received a Fulbright/Garcia Robles grant to conduct research in Sonora, Mexico. Alvarez...

Student Exhibit of Mexican/Indigenous Communication Opens at UA Library
Monday, April 20, 2009 - 3:59pm

Students enrolled in a new class offered by the Mexican American Studies and Research Center at The University of Arizona are sharing their research with the community on the history of journalism...

UA Alumi Share Pulitzer Prize
Monday, April 20, 2009 - 3:55pm

Ryan Gabrielson and Paul Giblin, University of Arizona journalism alums, were given six months while working at the East Valley Tribune to critically analyze from the immigration enforcement in...

New Kiosk to Be Unveiled at UA Women's Plaza of Honor
Monday, April 20, 2009 - 3:46pm

Writer/historians Bonnie Henry and Patricia Preciado-Martin will join University of Arizona President Robert Shelton to unveil a newly installed kiosk at the Women's Plaza of Honor on Monday,...

Susan Karant-Nunn Named Regent Professor
Friday, March 27, 2009 - 1:13pm

The Arizona Board of Regents approved the designation of three new Regents' Professors at The University of Arizona, the highest honor awarded by the University to its faculty members.


'Good War' Rationale in Kosovo Questioned in New Book
Friday, March 27, 2009 - 1:03pm

On the eve of the 10th anniversary of the American-backed NATO intervention in Kosovo, the conventional wisdom has always been that the interdiction saved countless lives and averted a...


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