Social Sciences and Education

May 28, 2019
Avid cyclist David Ortiz, who teaches a UA course about the bicycle, talks about the historical significance of the bike in advance of World Bicycle Day on June 3.
May 28, 2019
Teaching children how to appropriately give money away can help them learn financial basics like budgeting, and it may contribute to their well-being later in life, UA research suggests.
After their five-minute fast pitches, students answered questions and listened to feedback from community members. (Photo: Morgan Buttafuoco/College of Social and Behavioral Sciences)
May 13, 2019
Building on the success of the Tucson Poverty Project, UA students in the course “Building Healthy Communities,” pitched their ideas on how to improve the quality of life in Tucson’s Amphitheater neighborhood.
Center for Arabic Study Abroad fellows at an orientation dinner. (Photo courtesy of Harvard University)
April 16, 2019
The Center for Arabic Study is finding a new home at the UA, where it will be overseen by director Sonia Shiri.
Since 2007, several international organizations have helped recover more than 8,000 artifacts looted from the National Museum of Afghanistan. Through a unique partnership, the UA is teaching Afghani students how to fight back against illegal trafficking of cultural property. (Photo: Ninaras CC BY 4.0)
April 3, 2019
Students in Afghanistan attended an online UA class developed to raise their awareness of illicit trafficking and help them protect important cultural artifacts.
April 2, 2019
Whether you bend a rod or bend the rules, the brain processes the word "bend" similarly, with the sensory motor region playing a key role, according to new UA research.
Jason Dewland and Yvonne Mery of the UA Libraries and Sidecar Learning. (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)
April 1, 2019
Inventors at the UA Libraries developed a new e-learning platform for creating easy-to-build tutorials. Now, startup Sidecar Learning is taking it to the world.
Jennifer Moscato said the Underwood Family Sonoran Landscape Laboratory was a significant source of inspiration for her team's 2018 Liba Wheat Memorial-award-winning project. (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
March 27, 2019
In "Building a Changing World," the UA College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture's studies of the built environment include how future urban design and planning projects must work hand in hand with surrounding natural environments.
Elise Lopez is the inaugural director of the UA Consortium on Gender-Based Violence. (Photo: Nividita Chatani/UA College of Social and Behavioral Sciences)
March 26, 2019
The Chris and Carrie Shumway Foundation's gift will support a center that seeks to model and inspire a radical shift in the way people think about and address gender-based violence.

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