The University of Arizona

Education Dean Receives Endowed Chair

UANews | April 13, 2012
With funding from multiple donors, the Paul L. Lindsey & Kathy J. Alexander Dean's Chair in the UA College of Education has been established. UA College of Education Dean Ronald W. Marx has been named the endowed chair's first recipient.

C-Sections a Measure of Ethnic, Economic Disparities

UANews | April 13, 2012
UA sociologist Louise Roth says the increasing number of cesarean deliveries negatively impacts the health of women and their children and health-care costs. Roth's study will be published in the sociology journal Social Problems.

UA Grants Seek to Bolster Ties With the Americas

UANews | April 5, 2012
The UA, a national leader in collaborations with the Americas, is looking to further bolster its ties with the region through grants to host visiting scholars, develop student exchange programs and promote research opportunities, among other initiatives.

UA Legislative Interns Spring Into Action

UANews | April 4, 2012
Each year, UA students spend a semester in Phoenix working with the state Legislature as part of an internship program organized by the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. This year, 17 participating students are writing speeches, summarizing bills and conducting research.

Effort Under Way to Expand Multilingualism Studies

UANews | April 3, 2012
Part educational meeting, part action-oriented convention, the Multilingual, 2.0? symposium at the UA on April 13-15 will engage some of the world's preeminent scholars in critical multilingualism studies.

Two-Part Event to Focus on Latino Identity, Culture

UANews | April 2, 2012
Internationally renowned scholar José Esteban Muñoz and documentary filmmaker Wu Tsang will present during an April 4 event hosted by the UA's Institute for LGBT Studies.