The University of Arizona

Schoolteacher Bones Up on Anthropology at UA

UANews | July 23, 2015
Local high school teacher Alex Ruff is partnering with UA anthropologists and taking what he learns back to students in his forensic science classes.

Age Not the Equalizer Once Thought

UANews | June 10, 2015
The playing field "never levels out," according to UA sociologist Corey M. Abramson, who says in his book "The End Game" that social inequality persists among the elderly in the U.S.

UA Doctoral Student Bound for Nepal This Week

UANews | June 2, 2015
A native of the earthquake-torn country, Bhuwan Thapa has a keen interest in relief efforts and in helping with farming issues that threaten water and food security.

UA Food Study: Shop More, Waste Less

UANews | May 29, 2015
Bulk-buying of food might not be such a boon to the budget after all. Research by the UA's Victoria Ligon and Anita Bhappu found that consumers shop too infrequently and overbuy when they do, contributing to waste.

Strengthening Higher-Ed Ties Between US and India

UANews | May 26, 2015
With one of the fastest-growing major economies and the second-largest population in the world, India represents unique collaborative opportunities for the UA.

UA Poverty Field Workshop Presents Its Findings

UANews | May 22, 2015
In a seven-week survey of eight high-poverty Tucson neighborhoods, students found that many of the poor are employed and not receiving assistance.