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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...

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...


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