The University of Arizona

UA Prof Receives UNESCO Appointment

UANews | May 8, 2015
The UNESCO Chair in Environmental History has been awarded to David Pietz, director of the UA's Global Studies Program. His initial focus will be a four-year research and teaching project on water and indigenous peoples.

UA Helps Bring Seed Library Forum to Tucson

UANews | May 1, 2015
Ensuring community access to seeds remains a vital issue, and Gary Nabhan of the UA's Southwest Center is one of the organizers of the event.

UA's Alison Deming Named Guggenheim Fellow

UANews | April 28, 2015
The creative-writing professor is working on a book of essays focused on lost industries of fishing and fashion, magnifying the connection between culture and the environment.

UA Launches School of Information

UANews | April 17, 2015
The University's new iSchool will draw from four existing colleges and is seen as a pipeline for breakthrough research and top talent in the rapidly growing field of information science.

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.

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.