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For His Career Advancing Indigenous Art, Anthropology Alumnus Receives UA Professional Achievement Award
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 2:00pm

Allan Ryan returned to the UA campus during this year’s convocation ceremony, some 40 years after receiving his master’s degree in anthropology from the UA. The reason: He was being presented with...

How One Mexican Network Encourages Local Food Production
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 10:18am

While living and working as a magazine editor and English teacher in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas, Laurel Bellante learned of a woman-driven network of small, organic farmers who were...

UA Journalists Report on Border Towns Along 110th Meridian
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 10:12am

Between the grass hills and yellow fields of grazing bison lies the small, binational community made up of Sweet Grass, Montana, and Coutts, Alberta.  

About 1,530 miles south of that U....

UA Professor Receives Top Distinction from Government of Mexico
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 1:16pm

University of Arizona professor of history William Beezley has joined the ranks of prominent artists, politicians and athletes to receive the Ohtli award, the highest recognition granted by the...

Humanizing, Harmonizing Effects of Music Aren't a Myth
Monday, May 22, 2017 - 1:21pm

With piano lessons that began when he was 8, Jake Harwood has been a musical hobbyist who has performed rock and jazz, sometimes in public.

Eventually, Harwood turned his lifelong hobby...

Annual Poverty Project Focuses on Financial Literacy
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 1:36pm

A lack of access to checking or savings accounts is prevalent among Tucson households whose inhabitants live below the poverty line, according to findings presented by University of Arizona...

UA Teams Up With Italian Town on Museum Inspired by UA Archaeology Discoveries
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 8:26am

The University of Arizona is partnering with an Italian town to create a museum and exhibition center showcasing the area's storied history — a history that includes a devastating disease...

Michael Bloom is Speaker for SBS Undergraduate Convocation Ceremony
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 1:10pm

Michael Bloom, who graduated with a B.A. in Communication from the UA in 1990, will be the 2017 SBS...

SBS Graduate Students Receive Prestigious Fulbright and NSF Fellowships
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 8:31am

Fulbright Awards

Five SBS graduate students received a prestigious Fulbright fellowship! Established in 1948, the Fulbright Program is the flagship U.S. international educational exchange...

Undergraduate Student Awards!
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 4:07pm

Several SBS students will be honored for their extraordinary accomplishments during the SBS and UA commencement ceremonies! Nominated by faculty and peers, the students were selected because of...

Diversifying Shakespeare
Monday, May 1, 2017 - 9:05am

On April 22, undergraduate students from across the state of Arizona gathered at Mesa Community College to present projects on Shakespeare. The collaboration crossed disciplinary boundaries and...

Tucson Region Outpaces Others in Western States for Extreme Weather
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 1:35pm

When it comes to extreme weather conditions like thunderstorms, hail and flooding, the Tucson region sees the highest yearly frequency as compared with other in and around cities like Austin,...

Endangered Language Loss Calls for Preservation, Revitalization
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 1:32pm

Every two weeks, the time period after which many people collect a paycheck, a language dies.

So concerning is the potential for language loss that the National Endowment for the...

UA Researchers Plant Seeds to Make Renewable Energy More Efficient
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 11:39am

Greg Barron-Gafford kneels amid chard, kale, cabbage and onions...

Two SBS Researchers Named Guggenheim Fellows
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 11:31am

University of Arizona professors Julia Clancy-Smith and Ander Monson are among the scientists, artists and scholars from the United States and Canada to receive a 2017 Guggenheim Fellowship...

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