SBS In The News

Celluloid Pueblo: Western Ways Films and the Invention of the Postwar Southwest
Monday, October 17, 2016 - 2:59pm

The five Cs of Arizona—copper, cattle, cotton, citrus, and climate—formed the basis of the state’s livelihood and a readymade roster of subjects for films. With an eye on the developing...

Noam Chomsky to Teach Politics Course in Spring
Friday, October 14, 2016 - 1:56pm

POL 150C2: What Is Politics?
Professors Noam Chomsky and Marv Waterstone
Spring 2017

This spring, students of all ages will have the exciting opportunity to learn...

UA Collaborates to Bring Bikes to Ajo
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 11:02am

From an Arizona Daily Wildcat story:

The UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and the Department of Mexican American Studies are working with community partners to...

Clown Hoaxes Given Life by Social Media, UA Expert Says
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 9:30am

October is the season of Halloween and tricks and treats, but American university campuses recently have fallen prey to a social media hoax in which a dangerous clown (and sometimes a set of...

UA Series to Focus on Privacy
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 10:05am

With every click and swipe, we can access unimaginable amounts of information online. We also leave a trail of personal data, revealing secrets about our health, habits, beliefs, connections and...

Seven-week Online Courses Begin Mid-October!
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 9:21am

7 Week Online Late Start Gen Ed Courses, Fall 2016

Attention SBS Undergraduate Students!

Are you looking for a general education course to complete...

Magellan Circle Teaching Awards
Friday, September 16, 2016 - 4:42pm

Congratulations to the following teachers, who have received the 2016 Magellan Circle SBS Outstanding Teaching Awards! These awards are funded in part by donations from our Magellan Circle members...

UA Sociology Student Receives Prestigious Health Policy Fellowship
Monday, September 12, 2016 - 1:55pm

A sterling example of the success and potential of the UA’s international dual Ph.D. program, sociology graduate student Desi Rodriguez-Lonebear has received a Health Policy Research Scholar...

UA Student Receives Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 3:06pm

Danielle Geller, a graduate student in the University of Arizona Creative Writing MFA Program, has received the prestigious Rona Jaffe Foundation...

UA Researchers and Team Receive NEH Landmarks Grant for Grand Coulee Dam Project
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 8:55am

Along with a team from Eastern Washington University, Washington State University, and Maastricht University in the Netherlands, two UA faculty members are part of a $179,713 Landmarks Grant from...

Trust, Political Climate Drive Social Movement Involvement
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 8:30am

It appears that there are two important reasons people actively participate in demonstrations during social movements on behalf of those dissimilar to them.

First, they trust their outgroup...

First Transgender Studies Conference of Its Kind to Take Place at University of Arizona
Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 10:13am

Over 300 scholars, activists and artists from around the globe are preparing to visit Tucson, Arizona, to share research and ideas in the burgeoning field of transgender studies.


New York Times Feature: "Tucson Becomes an Unlikely Food Star"
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 3:47pm

Eight months ago, Tucson became the only place in the United States designated a UNESCO City of Gastronomy. The city's devotion to creating livelihoods from its heritage foods is part of what...

Ramen Noodles Become Currency in Prison
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 2:58pm

Ramen noodles are supplanting the once-popular cigarettes as a form of currency among state prisoners — but not in response to bans on tobacco products within prison systems, a new study has found...

'Hybrid Masculinity' Often Seen in Troubled Teen Boys
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 2:56pm

While studying the rapid growth of the therapeutic boarding school industry, Jessica A. Pfaffendorf observed that troubled young men in at least one program most often displayed a...


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