Social Sciences and Education
June 13, 2018
Visually impaired teens attended the Sky School on Mount Lemmon as part of the UA's Project POEM, a National Science Foundation initiative aimed at motivating students with visual impairments toward STEM careers. It's a special cause for principal investigator Sunggye Hong. With UANews video.
May 23, 2018
People feel differently about owning physical books versus e-books, a UA study shows. While you might think younger consumers prefer digital, that is not actually the case. It has to do with "psychological ownership," according to associate professor Sabrina Helm.
May 18, 2018
Low-income Tucson households are less satisfied renting and living in north and east neighborhoods, according to UA students from the Poverty in Tucson Field Workshop.
May 2, 2018
Researchers found that young men and women who shared musical experiences with their parents during childhood report having better relationships with their moms and dads.
May 1, 2018
The UA was ranked in nine areas of study in the Philosophical Gourmet Report, which covers hundreds of doctorate-granting philosophy programs in the English-speaking world.
April 30, 2018
Researchers found fossilized human footprints inside the ancient footprints of a giant ground sloth, leading them to believe a human may have stalked the animal at the end of the Ice Age.
April 20, 2018
Sociologist Christina Diaz has received a fellowship to investigate whether the arrival of new Asian and Hispanic immigrant populations influences American mainstream culture.
April 11, 2018
In a technology universe where there are more questions than answers, UA researchers are calling for a collective approach toward the thorny issues of data privacy, algorithmic discrimination and the spread of "fake news" online. The series Fast Forward is examining the UA's role in the convergence of the digital, physical and biological worlds.
April 4, 2018
How a young adult's boyfriend or girlfriend manages money may have an impact on that young adult's overall well-being and life outcomes, researchers found.