The University of Arizona

UA NativeNet Develops Journalist’s Guide on Tribal Issues

UANews | November 23, 2011
NativeNet's journalist toolkit serves as an introduction for anyone wishing to gain more understanding on tribal governance and law. It provides a list of UA experts and other relevant information that aids in clarifying misconceptions on American Indian tribes.  

UA Law Program Advances Land Rights Case

UANews | November 15, 2011
UA Professor Robert A. Williams Jr. and two law students, Akilah Kinnison and Mercedes Garcia, presented a case before a council in support of indigenous land rights in Canada.

International Marketing Expert to Head UA Lundgren Center

UANews | November 3, 2011
Martha Van Gelder, who has academic ties to Arizona, brings more than two decades of experience in leading companies with global brand names. Van Gelder has headed Disney's Home Video division and the Sesame Workshop.

UA Team to Help Develop Intelligence Analyst Training Game

UANews | November 1, 2011
UA researchers are part of a team that received a $10.7 million, multi-year contract to develop an educational video game to train intelligence analysts and measure their proficiency in recognizing and mitigating the cognitive biases that affect intelligence analysis.

High-Demand Language Program Growing

UANews | October 28, 2011
The UA's translation and interpretation program was introduced five years ago with 35 students and has since grown into a well-established program with an undergraduate degree and more than 170 now enrolled.

UA Professor Issues Report on Indigenous Rights

UANews | October 21, 2011
S. James Anaya, a UA Regents' Professor of Law and Special Rapporteur to the United Nations, announced this month that he will give special attention to extractive industries over the course of his next term.