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UA Professor Writes Book About Late Ottoman Special Agent
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 4:53pm

Several years ago, Benjamin Fortna, the director of the University of Arizona School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies, was updating an old friend from Turkey about his research on the...

University of Arizona Launches B.A. in Arabic
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 12:59pm

Drawing on the strengths of the UA’s widely recognized Arabic program, the new B.A. in Arabic will help students be competitive for a variety of exciting careers.

Students at the...

Exploring the "Comfortable Racial Contradictions" in Brazil
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 9:04am

University of Arizona anthropologist Jennifer Roth-Gordon spent 10 days in Brazil leading up to the 2016 Olympics with her...

UA Scholars Observe 100th Anniversary of Mexican Constitution
Friday, February 3, 2017 - 9:41am

The current Mexican constitution, commonly known as the...

Lecture on Luther Kicks Off Year's Reformation Series
Friday, February 3, 2017 - 9:26am

On the surface, the observance of the 500th anniversary...

SBS Partners with Community Groups for Tucson Festival of Books 2017
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 11:46am

The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences is proud to partner with Tucson community groups to sponsor the appearances of three exciting authors speaking on issues of race, hate speech, and...

Archaeologists Uncover New Clues to Maya Collapse
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 8:26am

Radiocarbon dating helped UA researchers develop a highly refined chronology of the ancient Maya site of Ceibal.

UA Research Institute Addresses Human Trafficking Across Region
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 8:23am

Through a project called SAATURN, researchers at the UA's Southwest Institute for Research on Women have partnered with the Tucson Police Department and CODAC Health, Recovery & Wellness to...

UA, ADOT to Focus on Women in Transportation Industry
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 8:19am

A research collaboration between the University of Arizona and the Arizona Department of Transportation will address ways to recruit, retain and promote women in the transportation workforce....

The UA Hosts Year of Events Marking the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 2:21pm

The University of Arizona will mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation by sharing its expertise in Late Medieval and Reformation history and its world-class library with the...

UA Philosopher's Book Named "Best Science Book of 2016"
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 2:13pm

Congratulations to Philosophy Professor Jenann Ismael. Her book “How Physics Makes Us Free” was named the best science book of 2016 by science writer John Farrell! Clck...

Black Lives Matter Co-Founder is SBS Convocation Speaker and Alumna of the Year
Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 9:47am

College of SBS alumnus of the year Opal Tometi, who is one of three co-founders of Black Lives Matter, gives life advice to the SBS graduating class of 2016.

When Opal Tometi was a...

Understanding Turkey
Monday, December 19, 2016 - 5:09pm

According to UA Professor Brian Silverstein, last year one-fifth of all of the students studying Turkish in the United States were doing so at the UA.

“Turkey’s past, present, and future...

For These Two Guys, It's Always Game On
Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 2:05pm

In a crowded, shotgun-style room at the University of...

Runners' Brains May Have More Connectivity, UA Research Shows
Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 2:03pm

If you're thinking about taking up running as your New Year's resolution and still need some convincing, consider this: MRI scans reveal that endurance runners' brains have greater functional...


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