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Eight Questions: Ander Monson on the Essay, David Foster Wallace, and Constructing Culture through Writing
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:20pm

Ander Monson and six contributors to his most recent publication, How We Speak...

UA-Led Team Analyzes Tipping Points for Refugees
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 11:34am

Reporting via Twitter, Facebook and WhatsApp, some Aleppo residents broadcast during last year's siege and bombardment that they would not leave their Syrian city, even as they were in direct...

Alumna Melody Robidoux Creates Faculty Chair in Government and Public Policy
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 9:44am

University of Arizona alumna Melody Robidoux may live near Seattle, but she continues to invest in the Tucson community, most recently through gifts to the UA ...

Expanding the UA Prison Education Project
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 4:35pm

Every Saturday, Erec Toso dons his khaki “prison pants” (the only pair he owns that the Arizona State Prison will allow inside the yard), drives to South Tucson, passes through security with his...

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 University...

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 Constitution of 1917, was born from revolution, the product of a decade-long conflict that abolished dictatorship and incited dramatic...

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

On the surface, the observance of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation by a state university seems a bit strange. But go a little deeper, Susan Karant-Nunn says, and it's not so...

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.

Using the largest set of radiocarbon dates ever obtained from a single...

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 community...

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...

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