Social Sciences and Education
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.
Oct. 9, 2019
A sexual assault training program that started in Canada teaches female freshmen how to better recognize risky situations, defend themselves, and communicate what they do and don't want.
Sept. 30, 2019
New research suggests a person's reliance on his or her smartphone predicts greater loneliness and depressive symptoms, as opposed to the other way around.
Sept. 25, 2019
The free series, held at the Fox Tucson Theater on Thursdays in October, will focus on animals – specifically dogs, bison, herring and horses – and what they teach us about being human.
Aug. 30, 2019
A $2.5 million grant will allow The Lighthouse Project, led by the UA Southwest Institute for Research on Women, to provide homeless LGBTQ young adults with comprehensive care.
Aug. 26, 2019
Six University of Arizona creative writing graduate students found inspiration to write on urgent environmental and social justice issues through the UA's Field Studies in Writing Program.
Aug. 21, 2019
A new online course, The Mindful Semester, will explore the research behind mindfulness and provide students with tools to manage stress and study more effectively.
Aug. 16, 2019
Student-athletes face unique pressures, and sports psychologists can help them navigate their identities as students, athletes and emerging adults.