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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.

Mindfulness Practices Help With Focus

UANews | May 12, 2015
Sports psychologist George Mumford visited the UA campus recently for a talk hosted by the Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry.

How Food Shapes Who We Are

UANews | April 15, 2015
As part of its centennial celebration and coinciding with National Food Month, the UA School of Anthropology is highlighting faculty and student research on the topic of food.

Two Programs Focus on Effects of Abuse

UANews | April 9, 2015
"Family Affair" and "The Perfect Victim" are new episodes of the acclaimed independent film series "America ReFramed," airing on the WORLD Channel.

Ecosystem Metaphor May Apply to Humans

UANews | April 9, 2015
Principles from biological systems that are parallel to human systems may provide ways of understanding how human groups — and even terrorist organizations — function.

Project Launches for LGBTQ Homeless

UANews | April 7, 2015
A disproportionate number of LGBTQ individuals experience homelessness in the U.S. The UA's Southwest Institute for Research on Women, with a new $1.2 million federal grant, is working to address the problem in the Tucson region.