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Archaeologists Discover Maya 'Melting Pot'
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 9:32am

Archaeologists working in Guatemala have unearthed new...

World Passing U.S. in Strength of Freedom of Information Laws
Monday, March 23, 2015 - 3:01pm

David Cuillier, head of the UA School of Journalism, writes in a guest column that recent setbacks to the Freedom of Information Act include more exemptions, fees, delays and spin tactics by...

Pursuing 'Purpose' at the Expense of Family
Monday, March 23, 2015 - 2:51pm

In a story about Chris Kyle in The Atlantic, UA Regents' Professor of Philosophy Julia Annas says moral dilemmas come down to a conflict of duties.

"Annas points out that...

Grad Student Named Diplomacy and Diversity Fellow
Monday, March 23, 2015 - 2:37pm

Robert Alvarez, a dual-degree student in public administration and Latin American studies, is one of two dozen fellows chosen...

Toddler Tech: Is All That YouTube Good for Them?
Monday, March 23, 2015 - 2:29pm

UA communications professor Dale Kunkel wants U.S. regulators to take action about YouTube Kids, describing it as "the most hyper-commercialized media for children I have ever seen. Read the...

English Professor Writes About Living Alone
Monday, March 23, 2015 - 2:16pm

Fenton Johnson, an associate professor of English, wrote the front-page cover story for the April edition of Harper's Magazine, describing his experiences and challenges living alone for 20 years...

Former President of Ireland to Speak at UA
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 10:48am

Mary Robinson will talk about the connection between climate change and human rights at Centennial Hall

College of SBS at the Tucson Festival of Books
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 11:10am

It's almost time for the Tucson Festival of Books (TFOB), which is March 14-15, 2015 at the University of Arizona. Whether you love to peruse the booths or attend the lectures (...

Spock’s Humanity Was Nimoy's Gift
Monday, March 2, 2015 - 3:09pm

What does it mean to be human? This question has...

Panel Discusses Journalists as Targets
Monday, March 2, 2015 - 3:06pm

The parents of journalist James Foley, who was executed last year by ISIS militants, took part in a panel discussion at the UA...

Inspiring Future Linguists at “Family Science Days” Hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 3:45pm

On Feb. 14-15, 2015, a UA team of linguists participated in Family Science Days, which was hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science as part of the 2015 AAAS Annual...

Center for Philosophy of Freedom Receives $2.9M Grant From Templeton Foundation
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 11:33am

Gift to the University will benefit the Center for the Philosophy of Freedom, which is part of the College of Social and...

Noam Chomsky Returns to the UA
Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 12:11pm

When Noam Chomsky spoke at the UA in 2012, the atmosphere inside Centennial Hall felt like a rock concert. Chomsky fans, young and old, waited in line for hours for a chance to see the man, and...

UA School of Anthropology Celebrates Centennial with Year-Round Events
Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 9:26am

The School of Anthropology will celebrate its Centennial throughout 2015 with a range of special events, including distinguished lectures and social occasions for alumni and the general public....

Three UA Geographers Win Major Awards
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 11:38am

Three University of Arizona geographers have received national recognition from the Association of American Geographers (AAG) for excellence in their field. The over 10,000-member association is...


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