Social Sciences and Education
Oct. 4, 2017
The fifth year of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences series will go beyond news headlines to explore the current state of truth, trust and global relations in America.
Oct. 2, 2017
Thousands of people are hospitalized every year for dog bites, and aggressive behavior is a reason dogs end up in shelters. The UA's Evan MacLean studied the biology behind canine aggression, specifically the role of the hormones vasopressin and oxytocin. With UANews video.
Sept. 27, 2017
The Arizona Teachers Academy, designed to bring more teachers to the state's high-needs schools, is drawing at the UA from career changers who are seeking master's degrees to enter the classroom. The new initiative began this fall at each of Arizona's three public universities.
Sept. 19, 2017
It's not always bad for children to be exposed to their parents' disagreements. Rather, it's how those disagreements are handled that really matters, according to a UA study.
Aug. 31, 2017
Focusing on facial feminization surgery, the UA's Eric Plemons explores how changing ideas about sex, gender and transgender are shaping trans- medicine.
Aug. 28, 2017
In advance of a panel discussion on recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia, Susan Crane and Katie Hemphill shed light on the social and political power of monuments.
Aug. 28, 2017
The interdisciplinary project, called cyberSW and led by the UA's Barbara Mills and Sudha Ram, was awarded a $1.7 million grant from the National Science Foundation. The project was one of four proposals chosen by an NSF program that supports new types of data-intensive research.
Aug. 17, 2017
Chomsky will serve as a laureate professor in the Department of Linguistics in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.
Aug. 14, 2017
Those with higher tolerance for incivility are more likely to comment on news stories, engage in online discussions, support candidates on social media and donate to campaigns.