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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...

Black Lives Matter Co-Founder is SBS Convocation Speaker and Alumna of the Year
Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 9:47am

College of SBS alumnus of the year Opal Tometi, who is one of three co-founders of Black Lives Matter, gives life advice to the SBS graduating class of 2016.

When Opal Tometi was a UA...

Understanding Turkey
Monday, December 19, 2016 - 5:09pm

According to UA Professor Brian Silverstein, last year one-fifth of all of the students studying Turkish in the United States were doing so at the UA.

“Turkey’s past, present, and future...

For These Two Guys, It's Always Game On
Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 2:05pm

In a crowded, shotgun-style room at the University of Arizona's Transitional Office Building is a gamer's paradise.

Sitting in display cases and cabinets and on shelves are artifacts...

Runners' Brains May Have More Connectivity, UA Research Shows
Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 2:03pm

If you're thinking about taking up running as your New Year's resolution and still need some convincing, consider this: MRI scans reveal that endurance runners' brains have greater functional...

Why We Walk on Our Heels Instead of Our Toes
Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 2:01pm

James Webber took up barefoot running 12 years ago. He needed to find a new passion after deciding his planned career in computer-aided drafting wasn't a good fit. Eventually, his shoeless feet...

UA Students Engage With City of South Tucson Through Magazine
Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 1:59pm

Most students do their homework and write their papers in hopes of receiving a good grade, and then move on to their next assignment. But for students enrolled in the...

Q&A with Alumnus Michael Bloom
Friday, December 9, 2016 - 9:33am

UA alumnus Michael Bloom (Communication, ’90) has had an impressive array of jobs in technology and media, including building internet start-up companies and holding senior roles at AOL, MTV, and...

The University Signs Agreement with University of Parma
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 1:16pm

At the recent ITKI/UNESCO/City of Gastronomy Conference, which was organized by the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, the University of Arizona signed an International Memorandum of...

Growing Impact of Public Voice Fellowship
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 3:00pm

Over the past year, 20 women from the University of Arizona and Tucson community have shared their knowledge and expertise in the public sphere, thanks to training from the Tucson Public Voices...

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