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The University of Arizona College of Social Behavioral Sciences Dean's Award in Teaching is a highly competitive prize, given annually to SBS Faculty.

Post date: Tue, 14/09/2010 - 12:00am

Master of Arts in Native American Linguistics Program is a recipient of the 2010 Peter W. Likins Inclusive Excellence Award. Recipients of this award are a distinguished group of individuals who have made significant contributions toward enhancing The University of Arizona's academic excellence by helping to create a diverse and inclusive campus community.

Post date: Mon, 13/09/2010 - 12:00am

The College of Social Behavioral Science Dean's Award honors exceptional staff. Kimberley was chosen for her stellar employee record and honest character; Kim is irreplaceable.

Post date: Mon, 13/09/2010 - 12:00am

The goal of the series is to invite discourse, generate ideas and inspire collaboration.

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Post date: Thu, 09/09/2010 - 12:00am

The UA Poetry Center will host a reading with poets Sherin Bitsui, Alberto Rio, Natalia Toledo and Ofelia Zepeda.

September 10th, 8pm UA Poetry Center

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Post date: Thu, 09/09/2010 - 12:00am

On January 24, 2008, Prof. Ofelia Zepeda was inducted as a Regents' Professor, an honor given to faculty who have gained national and international recognition for their achievements.

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Link to Quicktime movie about Prof. Zepeda's work

Post date: Wed, 06/02/2008 - 2:00am

Eloise Jelinek, professor emerita of Linguistics at the University of Arizona, passed away in Tucson, Arizona on December 21st, 2007, after a long illness. A full obituary written by Heidi Harley and Dick Demers is available at this link.

Post date: Wed, 06/02/2008 - 1:00am