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UA Delegation to Attend Climate Conference
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 1:27pm

Led by UA geographer Diana Liverman, with funding from the Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice, a UA delegation will travel to Paris to participate in a highly...

UA Professors Provide Context, Perspective on Terrorism
Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 9:02am

Recent events in Paris have prompted a number of...

UA Receives Grant to Provide Arabic Language Training to ROTC Students
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 6:11pm

The University of Arizona has received a $500,000 grant to extend its Arabic language program for ROTC students for another year. The program is funded through Project Global Officers, known as...

Shaping the World Through Ideas
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 5:55pm

Over the past year, 20 women from the University of Arizona and Tucson community have played a leading role in public discourse by sharing their knowledge and expertise, thanks to training from...

American Indian Studies Expands Degrees to Emphasize Tribal Health and Economic Development
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 5:52pm

Keith James began his stint as the new head of the University of Arizona Department of American Indian Studies this fall, and he is already working to expand the department’s curriculum and...

Museum Pairing Promotes Children's Scientific Exploration
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 5:46pm

UA linguist Cecile McKee is leading an applied research project in collaboration with Children's Museum Tucson involving children between the ages of 2 and 8.


The Role of Communication in Treating Breast Cancer Patients
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 5:36pm

The newest grant received by UA researchers Chris Segrin and Terry Badger focuses on Latinas with breast cancer who live in rural areas.

Chris Segrin, the Steve...

Emeritus Sociology Professor Wins Stockholm Prize in Criminology
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 8:30am

Travis Hirschi, an emeritus Regents’ Professor in the School of Sociology at the University of Arizona, has received the Stockholm Prize in Criminology for helping to answer the question: How can...

Haury's Legacy Seen in Young Gardeners
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 9:51am

Using the late philanthropist's own tools, children at a Tucson elementary school make an emotional connection to learning and discovery, aided by a grant from the UA's Agnese Nelms Haury Program...

Homecoming Underscores the Value of Rituals
Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 11:38am

This week, tens of thousands of people will participate in a mass gathering at the University of Arizona for the largest, longest-running football-centered party:...

A Regional Community Builder
Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 11:35am

In the nearly 50 years since Steven Lynn first graduated from the University of Arizona, he has established himself as an outstanding business professional, an engaged member of...

Digging Up the Celluloid Pueblo and Finding Treasures
Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 11:32am

Jennifer Jenkins' smile betrays the fondness of someone talking about an old friend. Her language evokes indulgence of the Thanksgiving dinner variety. She leans in as if she...

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...


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