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Raising Computers to Be Good Scientists
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 10:04am

A team of UA researchers is sifting through thousands of research papers to improve treatment for cancer patients, one algorithm at a time.

UA Author: Understanding Mexico Requires Context
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 9:54am

Regents' Professor Oscar Martínez, who grew up in Ciudad Juárez, examines his native country's economic challenges in his new book, "Mexico's Uneven Development."

UA English Professor Contributes to Tucson’s Year of Poe
Monday, September 21, 2015 - 9:22am

Recently, Paul Hurh was selecting quotes by Edgar Allan Poe to be paired with Poe-inspired food and drink that will be served at Tucson restaurants and bars. One of the final selections came from...

Couple Donate $3M to School of Anthropology
Friday, September 18, 2015 - 3:10pm

At its 100th anniversary commemoration on Tuesday, the University of Arizona School of Anthropology announced that UA alumni Philip and Kathe Gust have committed the bulk of their estate — a...

Anthropology in Action: UA Helps Plant a New Kind of Library
Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 11:04am

Near the entrance of the Joel D. Valdez Main Library in downtown Tucson stands an old card catalog, once a treasure trove of information about all the books housed in the building.


Community Farm Is UA Anthropology in Action
Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 10:55am

Anthropology interns maintain a farm plot where they grow their own food while researching the impact of community gardening.

t's 9 a.m. and the temperature is already steadily creeping...

University of Arizona Press Launches Book Series with The Feminist Wire
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 9:18am

The University of Arizona Press will be collaborating with The Feminist Wire on an innovative new book series. Building on The Feminist Wire’s mission to “valorize and sustain...

UA Downtown Lecture Series Focuses on Immortality
Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 3:44pm

From decoding our depictions of heaven and vampires to unearthing our earliest burial practices, this year’s Downtown Lecture Series will explore humans’ fascination with the age-old question:...

Journalism at The Loft!
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 1:58pm

An Oscar-winning screenwriter, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and two icons of The New York Times are among the speakers who will take part in the “Journalism on Screen” series that the UA...

UA Writing Instructors Get Raises
Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 4:02pm

Non-tenure track instructors in the UA’s writing program will receive pay raises this year. The 37 full-time faculty members will take home an additional $9,000, bringing their salaries to $42,...

Parents: Don't Hover, Let Your Child Be Free
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 1:47pm

Blog post by Chris Segrin, head of the Department of Communication

With the start of another school year, many young people are beginning to think about class schedules, homework...

UA iSchool Project to Test Artificial Intelligence
Friday, August 21, 2015 - 10:09am

Kelland Thomas, professor and associate director of University of Arizona's brand-new School of Information, recently began a research project to build a robotic jazz musician...

BLOG: Grad Student Teaches Linguistics to Teens
Friday, August 21, 2015 - 10:04am

"When I mention to someone that I'm a linguist, I'm usually asked the same two questions: "How many languages do you speak?" and "So … you want to be an interpreter someday?"

Check out...

Has Nefertiti's Tomb Been Found?
Friday, August 21, 2015 - 10:02am

The research hypothesis of archaeologist Nicholas Reeves, the recent University Indian Ruins Residential Scholar in the School of Anthropology, has been covered by news groups all over the...

Students Blog About Their Summer Internships
Friday, August 21, 2015 - 9:57am

Ashley Tsosie-Mahieu, a doctoral student in  American Indian Studies, and Leishara Ward, a master'...


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