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First Transgender Studies Conference of Its Kind to Take Place at University of Arizona
Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 10:13am

Over 300 scholars, activists and artists from around the globe are preparing to visit Tucson, Arizona, to share research and ideas in the burgeoning field of transgender studies.

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New York Times Feature: "Tucson Becomes an Unlikely Food Star"
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 3:47pm

Eight months ago, Tucson became the only place in the United States designated a UNESCO City of Gastronomy. The city's devotion to creating livelihoods from its heritage foods is part of what...

Ramen Noodles Become Currency in Prison
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 2:58pm

Ramen noodles are supplanting the once-popular cigarettes as a form of currency among state prisoners — but not in response to bans on tobacco products within prison systems, a new study has...

'Hybrid Masculinity' Often Seen in Troubled Teen Boys
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 2:56pm

While studying the rapid growth of the therapeutic boarding school industry, Jessica A. Pfaffendorf observed that troubled young men in at least one program most often displayed...

Did the Greeks Make Human Sacrifices to Zeus?
Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 4:20pm

Did the Greeks make human sacrifices to Zeus? A 3,000-year-old skeleton was discovered on Mt. Lykaion, often called the “birthplace of Zeus,” which suggests human sacrifice may have occurred...

Racism in the Wake of Rio 2016
Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 3:20pm

By Jennifer Roth-Gordon, Associate Professor, UA School of Anthropology

I spent the 10 days leading up to the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro with my children, two of whom are African American...

Olympics Fever!
Friday, August 5, 2016 - 1:15pm

David Gilman Romano, the Karabots Professor of Greek Archaeology in the School of Anthropology, and John Bauschatz, associate professor of history, share their expertise on the ancient Olympics...

Four Questions: Professor's Book Probes Brainwashing, Freedom
Friday, August 5, 2016 - 1:01pm

Many political scholars and pundits have called the 2016 election cycle the most tumultuous and hostile in recent memory.

The divide between Democrats and Republicans is wider than ever,...

Four Questions: And Now, the Political Conventions
Friday, August 5, 2016 - 12:58pm

An unpredictable presidential campaign enters a new phase this week with the Republican and Democratic national conventions. The GOP convened on Monday in Cleveland and the Democratic Party will...

Four Questions: On the Ground in Turkey
Friday, August 5, 2016 - 12:55pm

While Brian Silverstein was in Turkey to give a keynote address related to...

A UA First: Two Graduate Students Named Point Scholars
Friday, August 5, 2016 - 12:52pm

University of Arizona doctoral students Ian Ellasante and ...

Journalism Director to Testify Before Senate Committee on FOIA’s Future
Monday, July 11, 2016 - 3:11pm

Washington, D.C. -- University of Arizona School of Journalism Director David Cuillier will testify Tuesday,  July 12, 2016, before the Senate Judiciary Committee on ways of improving citizen...

UA Journalism Instructor's Book Being Developed Into Movie
Monday, July 11, 2016 - 2:54pm

Joe Sharkey stared at the actors' call sheet on the first day of filming and finally allowed himself to celebrate.

"OK, now it's real. There's film in the camera, and I...

Taking A Closer Look at Desalination
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 1:46pm

Various factors including climate change are expected to increase water scarcity throughout the Southwest region. In response, several states, including Arizona, are considering plans to partner...

Southern Arizona Writing Project Heats Up
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 1:40pm

On a blistering June day, 11 teachers, mostly from Tucson middle and high schools, voluntarily sat in a classroom on the UA campus to learn how to be better writing instructors. The teachers are...

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