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Can We Really Eradicate Polio?

UANews | August 11, 2014
In a world that is constantly changing, attempts to eradicate diseases like polio may be unrealistic, according to a commentary written by a UA geography expert and two doctoral students.

Are Millennials Redefining Adulthood?

UANews | July 28, 2014
What does it mean to be a "grown-up?" Once upon a time, the typical hallmarks of adulthood were a spouse, a home and children. But that definition may be changing for millennials, UA-led research suggests.

Renters Spend Less on Housing But More on Energy, UA Study Finds

UANews | July 14, 2014
Multifamily housing is often an affordable option for low-income families in the U.S., but a new UA study finds those families could be spending hundreds of dollars more on utility costs every year due to a lack of energy-efficient housing features in their buildings.

UA's Public Political Ecology Lab Shapes Discussion on Environmental Research

UANews | July 9, 2014
Through blogs, videos, photo essays and other online content, the students and faculty in the UA's Public Political Ecology Lab are sharing political ecology research directly with the public.

The Lion in Your Lover's Eyes

UANews | June 23, 2014
UA doctoral candidate Rebecca Reed is looking at how couples recover from arguments, and how that may affect their immune systems and overall health. Longer recovery time is correlated with cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity and other chronic illnesses.

Life Story of a Villista: The Lasting Impact of a 15-Year-Old UA Journal Article

UANews | June 2, 2014
After meeting a Mexican revolutionary while volunteering in Baja California as a teenager, anthropologist and UA alum Laura Cummings published an enduring oral history that retains its social and cultural significance to this day.