Social Sciences and Education

Nov. 20, 2019
A wildlife ecologist shares what researchers know about when, where and why snakes are scarce in the winter, and how climate might change their behavior.
Nov. 18, 2019
Researchers found that some religious people experience financial stress due, in part, to religion's demands on their time and money. Yet, others feel their religious involvement and support of their church community reduces their financial stress.
McClelland Hall
Nov. 14, 2019
In the inaugural Regents' Cup, team members will participate in rounds of civil dialogue, solutions, persuasive storytelling and Oxford-style debate, sharing true stories from personal experiences.
UArizona journalism students take part in a discussion about news reporting techniques. (Photo: FJ Gaylor)
Nov. 7, 2019
UArizona social sciences placed No. 32 in the U.S. and No. 16 among all U.S. public institutions in Times Higher Education's World University Rankings 2020 By Subject.
A NSF-funded project will evaluate the impacts of environmental variability on rural agricultural production and how this affects urban food security, and, in turn, how urban population growth affects the demand for local and regional agricultural production. (Courtesy of Tom Evans)
Nov. 5, 2019
A $1.6 million NSF grant will allow researchers to study the challenges associated with food security in urban areas prone to drought and climate variability in sub-Saharan Africa.
Nov. 5, 2019
If you're always scoring 100%, you're probably not learning anything new. A UArizona-led research team found that the "sweet spot" for learning is 85%.
Marcy Wood
Nov. 2, 2019
Pathways to Teaching is a new College of Education teacher preparation program that supports eligible Tucson-area residents in earning a bachelor’s degree in elementary education with an ESL endorsement.
Oct. 14, 2019
An NSF grant will help a University of Arizona researcher analyze public information campaigns as a strategy of border enforcement, comparing case studies from the United States and Australia.
Oct. 9, 2019
A study found that people who consume less are happier than those who engage in other pro-environmental consumer behaviors, like buying environmentally friendly products.