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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?"

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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'...

Political Fever
Friday, August 21, 2015 - 9:45am

Political researchers and analysts are ramping up for the frenetic activity leading up to the presidential election. Barbara Norrander, a professor in the School of Government and...

Schoolteacher Bones Up on Anthropology at UA
Friday, August 21, 2015 - 9:41am

This summer, Marana High School teacher Alex Ruff worked with UA anthropologists to conduct isotopic analysis on...

Linguistics Alumnua to Serve as New National Science Foundation Program Director
Monday, July 13, 2015 - 11:16am

Linguistics Alumna Colleen Fitzgerald (PhD 1997), who is currently a Professor of Linguistics in the Department of Linguistics & TESOL at the University of Texas at Arlington, has accepted a...

VIDEO: Journalism and Anthropology along the U.S.-Mexico Border
Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 9:31am

In fall 2014, University of Arizona professors Celeste González de Bustamante and Linda Green taught two courses on the U.S.-Mexico border in Ambos Nogales (Nogales, AZ/Nogales, Son.). Students...

“I Still Have an Independent Spirit”: UA Historian Researches Disability among Veterans of the Revolutionary War
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 9:31am

On the Fourth of July, 1822, Lewis Spencer, an aging veteran of the Revolutionary War, commemorated independence by doing something that he had long hesitated to do: He drafted a petition to the...

The University of Arizona Creates New Major in American Indian Studies
Monday, June 22, 2015 - 1:59pm

Students can now earn a bachelor’s degree in American Indian Studies (AIS) at the University of Arizona. The new degree program makes the...

Julia Clancy-Smith Named Regents’ Professor
Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 9:53am

Julia Clancy-Smith, a professor in the Department of History, was one of two UA professors who have been named a Regent’s Professor, the highest honor bestowed on faculty in the Arizona state...

UA Center Studies Climate-Civilization Link
Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 9:49am

How did long-gone peoples respond to changing environments in their homelands? How did catastrophic events impact human populations? What conditions allowed empires to rise and triggered their...

The Virtues of Political Disagreement
Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 9:47am

An interview with UA Philosophy Professor Jerry Gaus on the philosophical issues concerning political disagreement was featured in The New York Times. Gaus is the author of “The Order of...

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