SBS In The News

Inaugural Lecture of New Susan Karant-Nunn Chair Kicks Off Year’s Theme of "Miseries of War"
Monday, February 26, 2018 - 5:21pm

The Thirty Years’ War, which was fought primarily in Central Europe between 1618 and 1648, is seen as one of the most destructive conflicts in human history, resulting in approximately eight...

Don't Miss the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Tucson Festival of Books
Friday, February 16, 2018 - 2:10pm

It's almost time for the 2018 Tucson Festival of Books, held March 10-11 at the University of Arizona! This year, the UA College of SBS tent is bigger than ever and will showcase a variety of SBS...

Sharing Culture with Latin American Student Leaders
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 2:04pm

This January and February, the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Arizona hosted 20 university students from South America as part of the...

The Climate for Women in Climate Science
Monday, February 12, 2018 - 1:31pm

Diana Liverman, UA Regents’ Professor in the School of Geography and Development, and Miriam Gay-Antaki, who graduated with a Ph.D. in geography from the UA in summer 2017, have published a paper...

SGPP Interns Contribute to our Community
Monday, February 12, 2018 - 11:55am

Students in the School of Government & Public Policy interned for over 50,000 hours at nonprofit organizations and government agencies in Tucson, and...

Video: Climate Scientist Works with Communities in Guatemala
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 4:43pm

In Guatemala, half the population lives in impoverished rural areas. Their livelihoods depend on growing maize or potatoes, as well as cash crops like sugar, bananas, and coffee—all of which...

UA Community Impact Fellow To Animate Tucson's Dunbar Pavilion
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 3:28pm

On a Friday morning, the Dunbar Pavilion – commonly known as the Dunbar School – sits quiet except for the lively Dunbar Barber Academy, which operates out of a second-floor room that housed a...

$2M Endowed Chair in Israel Studies Will Honor UA Alumnus
Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 4:15pm

The Arizona Center for Judaic Studies in the University of Arizona's College of Social and Behavioral Sciences has received a new commitment of $1.5 million from Bettina B. and Kenneth A. Plevan,...

Winter Solstice Reminds Us of Civilization That Revered Sun
Monday, December 18, 2017 - 2:06pm

Thanksgiving and finals week have come and gone, but the official start of winter is coming.

This year's winter solstice will take place on Thursday, Dec. 21, in the Northern Hemisphere...

When Lemur Families Cuddle, They Share Important Gut Bacteria
Monday, December 18, 2017 - 2:03pm

Red-bellied lemurs maintain very close-knit families, with evidence all the way down to their gut bacteria, according to new research based on analysis of lemur droppings collected in the...

UA Student Film Looks at New Type of Zoo
Friday, December 15, 2017 - 9:49am

"A Modern Zoo," a short documentary produced by a science journalism class of 18 students, shows how animal welfare, conservation and education are all important functions of Tucson's Reid Park...

UA Report Details Tucson's Excellence in Providing Food Diversity and Access
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 8:41am

A new report on the state of Tucson’s food system – produced by the UA Center for Regional Food Studies – shows that Tucson is...

Brain May Be Responsible for Similarities Across Languages
Monday, December 4, 2017 - 1:12pm

UA-led research suggests that similarities across human languages may stem from the brain's preference for efficient information processing.

An estimated 7,099 languages are spoken...

Harelson Family Named SBS 2017 Alumnus of the Year
Monday, November 27, 2017 - 11:24am

Taking up their parents’ banner in supporting UA journalism, brothers Matt and Scott Harelson and their families will be honored by the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences during Homecoming...

3 Things You Should Know About Thanksgiving
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 4:59pm

For many Native Americans, Thanksgiving is not synonymous with blessings and praise. Rather, the day is a reminder of a dark history that is rarely told in its entirety.

Year after year...

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