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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...

Confluencenter Funds Interdisciplinary Research With Local, Global Impact
Friday, May 27, 2016 - 9:03am

It was a student's story that inspired Orhon Myadar's research project, "Dismantling Fear: Voices from Tucson’s Refugee Community," one of three...

UA Students in Poverty in Tucson Field Workshop Present Findings
Monday, May 16, 2016 - 3:20pm

University of Arizona students from the Poverty in Tucson Field Workshop presented the results of their semester-long efforts to collect data from low-income households last week.

During...

Anthropology Students Help Create a South Tucson Cultural Asset Map
Monday, May 9, 2016 - 10:59am

This semester, undergraduates in a University of Arizona anthropology class have been documenting the arts and culture in South Tucson as part of a community development plan.

The...

Why We Need Mother’s Day, All Year Long
Sunday, May 8, 2016 - 9:57pm

Mothers have long been celebrated – and why not, because without mothers and their many labors of love and commitment, none of us would be here. The Ancient Greeks honored Rhea, the Romans...

Four SBS Students Receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Friday, May 6, 2016 - 10:01am

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has announced this year’s recipients of Graduate Research Fellowships (GRF). Students at the University of Arizona received 15 of the 2000 new fellowships,...

History Professor Investigates Transitions in Race and Gender in the 20th Century
Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 1:53pm

Tyina Steptoe, an assistant professor in the University of Arizona Department of History, uses culture – especially music – to unpack some of the transitions in race and gender that have happened...

Four UA Journalism Grads Help LA Times Win Pulitzer
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 2:15pm

Four University of Arizona School of Journalism alumni — all graduates within the last five years — had a hand in the...

Eye in the Sky: Drone to Help Students Tell Border Story
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 2:11pm

Finding new ways to tell a story — from hundreds of feet in the air — students at the University of Arizona will use drone videography and 360-degree virtual reality in the fall to compare...

Tucson Gains International Food Fame
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 8:26am

Biz Tucson ran a story on  Tucson's designation as a City of Gastronomy. Gary Paul Nabhan, the director of the UA Center for Regional Food Studies, was featured. To read the story, click...

Engagement Course with Children’s Museum Tucson Inspires UA Students
Monday, April 25, 2016 - 1:08pm

On April 14, undergraduate students in the University of Arizona engaged learning course LING 392/492 presented their project to members of the UA, museum, and Tucson communities. Guests could...

Donations Bring UA Closer to Creating Kanbay Endowed Chair in Ethical Governance
Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 9:30am

The study of individual moral reasoning, organizational strategies, and rights and dignity of others prepares a new generation for the ethical challenges of the 21st century workplace....

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