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Four Questions: UA Historians on the Power of Monuments
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 10:30am

Earlier this month, Charlottesville, Virginia, was in the national spotlight as hundreds of white nationalists and neo-Nazis marched on the University of Virginia campus, carrying burning...

Digital Archaeology Project to Use Big Data
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 9:18am

The interdisciplinary project, led by the UA's Barbara Mills and Sudha Ram, was awarded a $1.7 million grant from the National Science Foundation.

When we think about some of the most...

New Book by UA Anthropologist Explores Facial Feminization Surgery and Trans- Medicine
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 1:53pm

Rachel is about to spend a considerable amount of money on plastic surgery. Her objective is not to resemble a Kardashian or to look 10 years younger. She fantasizes about walking into a store in...

World-renowned Linguist Noam Chomsky Joins Faculty at University of Arizona
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 11:59am

World-renowned linguist and social critic Noam Chomsky, who has been a regular guest speaker and teacher at the University of Arizona over the past five years, is about to become a permanent...

The College of SBS Sponsors Upcoming Visit of Reginald Dwayne Betts
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 9:24am

During his visit to the UA on Aug. 30-31, Betts, a poet, memoirist, and the national spokesperson for the Campaign for Youth Justice, will be the keynote speaker of a...

How Tolerance for Incivility Affects Political Participation
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 9:00am

Those with a higher tolerance for incivility are more likely to comment on political news stories, engage in online political discussions, support candidates on social media and donate to...

Political Party Influences Lawmakers' Tweets More Than Gender
Friday, August 11, 2017 - 11:05am

Research has shown that politicians' gender shapes public expectations of their expertise.

Female politicians, for example, often are expected to possess communal personality traits,...

Successful Guide Dogs Have 'Tough Love' Moms
Friday, August 11, 2017 - 10:47am

Puppies with overly attentive mothers have less success in guide dog training programs, UA researchers found.

Much has been written on the pitfalls of being a "helicopter parent," one...

SBS Researcher Receives Early-Career Research Fellowship from Gulf Research Program
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 9:31am

The Gulf Research Program of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine announced the recipients of its...

Mexican Culture Explored through Superheroes, Idols and Demons
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 5:32pm

This fall, Luis Coronado Guel will teach a new course titled “MAS 395A: Mexican Superheroes, Demons and Idols.” The course examines Mexican society, culture and history by analyzing and discussing...

UA Graduate Students Present Summer Series on the Reformation and Social Justice
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 11:21am

This August, graduate students in the University of Arizona Division for Late Medieval and Reformation Studies will present the Division’s Summer...

Nation's First B.A. in Law Now a Model
Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 8:51am

As a university student in China, Keyan Zhu was interested in learning about law but wasn't sure where to start. Then a friend who attended the University of Arizona encouraged her to look at a...

UA Profs Publish Study on Violence Against Journalists
Friday, June 23, 2017 - 10:07am

The number of journalists assaulted, threatened and killed around the world is growing, with more than 825 journalists slain in the last decade.

In Brazil, where 22 journalists were...

Project Maps Greek Ceramic Production Over Five Millennia
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 11:05am

In ancient Greece, people relied on their friendly neighborhood ceramics workshop for everything from dishes to perfume bottles to roofing materials.

A new project, led by University of...

Students in iSchool Course Create Skittle-sorting Machines (and Much More)
Monday, June 5, 2017 - 4:08pm

Students in a School of Information course and a biomedical engineering course were able to showcase their gadget-design and computer-programming skills in a candy-sorting competition at the end...

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