Social Sciences and Education

April 28, 2017
UA student Christian Ruvalcaba launched the Language Capital Project to map where native speakers of non-national languages gather. The project serves as a resource to help new U.S. residents connect with established immigrants and refugees.
UA project leaders and community partners receive a $600,000 grant from the Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice to initiate project-based STEM learning in predominantly Hispanic and Native American schools. (Photo Credit: Matt Doolen)
April 27, 2017
A team led by a UA assistant extension specialist won the second $600,000 challenge grant from the Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice during an evening of presentations and art.
April 27, 2017
For the second year, the Guanajuato, Mexico community will be impacted by the UA Richard Ruiz Residency Scholar Program with Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor as the recipient.
"If we ever want to really understand how to reduce or fight human-to-human genocide, we have to understand our killing of animals," says UA researcher Uri Lifshin.
April 24, 2017
When reminded of death, humans are more likely to support the killing of animals, no matter how they feel about animal rights, UA researchers found.
A UA intern working with students to collect biodiversity observations using iNaturalist.
April 24, 2017
UA interns worked in K-12 schools this semester to get students excited about biodiversity and to increase the diversity of people involved in environmental sciences.
April 21, 2017
UA researcher Elizabeth Kickhman provides insight to as to why when one language flourishes, others perish.
Regents' Professors exemplify the highest objectives and standards through their scholarship, research, creative activities and teaching. (Photo credit: Paul O'Mara)
April 19, 2017
UA professors Alison Hawthorne Deming, Hoshin Gupta and Pham Huu Tiep have each been given the title of Regents' Professor for achievements that have resulted in national and international recognition.
Virginia Grise, an award-winning playwright, will speak at the UA during a public event to be held April 21. (Photo: Netza Moreno)
April 13, 2017
Award-winning playwright Virginia Grise, who is working on an adaptation of "Their Dogs Came With Them," will speak at the UA during a panel discussion with Manuel Muñoz.
(Photo: Jeremy Goldberg)
April 13, 2017
Signifying the start of environmental justice work, the UA Center for Compassion Studies will host a talk featuring environmental advocate and author Kathleen Dean Moore.