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Anna Ochoa O’Leary Named Head of the Department of Mexican American Studies
Friday, April 24, 2015 - 10:31am

Anna Ochoa O’Leary has been named the new head of the Department of Mexican American Studies at the University of Arizona. O’Leary, an associate professor in the department, replaces Richard Ruiz...

The University of Arizona Creates School of Information
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 2:06pm

The University of Arizona is poised to become a leader in the rapidly growing field of information science with the opening of the new School of Information. Capitalizing on already strong...

Alumnus and Ex-Governor Raúl Castro Has Died
Monday, April 13, 2015 - 12:47pm

Graduate of UA law school overcame obstacles to reach the highest levels of government in Arizona and as a U.S. ambassador to...

Work Explores Social Smoking on College Campuses
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 2:33pm

Many of those who smoke at parties don't actually consider themselves smokers, UA professor Mimi Nichter found, and that calls...

UA Student Project Tackles Poverty in Tucson
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 1:41pm

The UA's Poverty in Tucson Field Workshop combines classroom lectures and field training with data collection and analysis,...

Five SBS Students Receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships
Friday, April 3, 2015 - 10:23am

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has announced this year’s recipients of Graduate Research Fellowships (GRF). Graduate students at the University of Arizona received 14 of the 2000 new...

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

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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...

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