The University of Arizona

Guilt, Cooperation Linked by Neural Network

UANews | May 11, 2011
A UA study using economic models backed up by fMRI scans offers new insights on why people choose to cooperate rather than act selfishly. The study appears in the current issue of the neuroscience journal Neuron.

Eller Project Boosts Casa de los Niños Online Presence

UANews | May 6, 2011
A joint UA-ASU team will compete against more than 3,000 other teams globally in the Google Online Marketing Challenge. The team's project increased traffic to the Casa de los Niños website, resulting in more volunteers for the Tucson area non-profit organization.

Report Details Separation of Immigrant Parents, Children

UANews | May 6, 2011
UA researcher Nina Rabin has released a new report detailing what happens to certain families and their children when parents are apprehended by immigration enforcement.

UA Business Students Inspired by Social Entrepreneurship

UANews | May 2, 2011
Eller College of Management students are working with PlayAbility Toys, a company that makes toys for kids who have special needs. The students are learning skills such as marketing and product development.

Immigration Report on 'Disappearing Parents' to be Released

UANews | May 2, 2011
Nina Rabin, director of border research for the UA Southwest Institute for Research on Women, is releasing a new report May 5 that details what happens to families with immigrant parents are detained or deported.

UA to Develop Investigative Screening Tools via Partnership

UANews | April 28, 2011
A UA-USIS team will develop new investigative tools to conduct comprehensive interviews and inquiries of current and prospective employees, including those of U.S. Customs and Border Protection and other federal agencies, with an eye toward commercialization.