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Recent Publications: New Paleolithic Technologies Book from Kuhn

Routledge has just published The Evolution of Paleolithic Technologies by Steven L. KuhnRiecker Distinguished Professor. The book, which Dr. Kuhn writes he has been working on for several years, “... Read more

Faculty Presentations: Stiner to Present Online Harvard Lecture

On Thursday, September 24, 2020, Regents’ Professor Mary Stiner will present Harvard Museums of Science and Culture’s Hallam L. Movius, Jr. Lecture. Dr. Stiner’s topic for the free... Read more

BARA Hunger Walk Team Delivers

Kudos to the BARA team for their showing in last Saturday’s Southern Arizona Community Food Bank Hunger Walk! The eight-member team (plus two canine volunteers)—Dr. Diane Austin (and Precious), Dr. Noah Pleshet, Bea... Read more

Disability Policy Fellowship for Egbatan

Congratulations to graduate student Mine Egbatan! She is the recipient of a Disability Policy Fellowship from the Sonoran Center for Excellence in Disabilities, a federally recognized... Read more

Reflections on the COVID-19 Pandemic


HCW Hosted Launches Health Citizen Pledge 

HCW Hosted, of which Regents’ Professor Emeritus Mark Nichter and Professor Emerita Mimi Nichter are founding members, is a Tucson-based, non-partisan non-profit dedicated to... Read more

Reflections on the COVID-19 Pandemic


Latest COVID-19 Primers from Mark Nichter 


Regents’ Professor Emeritus Mark Nichter continues to update his COVID-19 primer. Version 11 of the PowerPoint presentation, which Dr. Nichter... Read more

Recent Publications: Covid-19 and Healthcare Infrastructure in Turkey

Ph.D. student ... Read more

Recent Publications: Lanoë, Reuther Article in Science Advances

A study by lead author Carrin Halffman and (among others) alumni ... Read more

Pandemic Possibilities! Zoom Helps Brown Students Plan Class with Roth-Gordon

Brown University has funded eleven undergraduate research assistants to help alum and former post-doc Jen Roth-Gordon plan two new courses for the University of Arizona this fall on the topic of Whiteness and Racial Violence. One of these courses... Read more

New Video Features Maya Researchers

A new SBS Faculty Spotlight from the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences focuses on Professors Takeshi Inomata and ... Read more