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UA Receives $2.9M Grant From Templeton Foundation

UANews | February 16, 2015
Under the direction of David Schmidtz, the Center for the Philosophy of Freedom will build a network of programs in philosophy, politics and economics.

Understanding the World's Religious, Political Clashes

UANews | February 10, 2015
Three international scholars will present on religion, secularism and political belonging in public talks to be held at the UA in February.

What You and Your Valentine Should Know

UANews | February 10, 2015
The idea that opposites attract is popular, but it doesn't pan out in real life, UA researchers say. As Melissa Curran tells her students in a class on relationships: "There's no such thing as having too much in common."

Richard Ruiz Remembered for His Passion and Humor

UANews | February 9, 2015
A beloved UA faculty member and mentor who was head of the Department of Mexican American Studies, he died unexpectedly on Friday and leaves a legacy of kindness.

LGBT Teens Who Come Out at School Have Better Self-Esteem, Study Finds

UANews | February 9, 2015
Despite the risk of being bullied, coming out in high school is better for students' well-being in the long-run, according to a new study by UA researcher Stephen Russell. Students who were open about their sexual orientation or gender identity in high school reported higher self-esteem.

In a Crisis, the Bigger Your Social Network the Better

UANews | February 4, 2015
Communities in the late pre-Hispanic Southwest that were connected with their neighbors had the best success at managing hard times, a UA study suggests.