09/19/17: Why the 1980s Are Invading Movies and TV

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September 19, 2017

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Why the 1980s Are Invading Movies and TV

Movies and TV shows set in the 1980s, such as "IT" and "Stranger Things," are proving hugely popular in 2017. UA film expert Bradley Schauer says they're drawing two types of audiences: those nostalgic for their younger years and those intrigued by a retro, "pre-modern" time.

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UA Engineers Create Desalination Bus for Navajo Nation

With a solar-powered purification system and lab on wheels, researchers extend infrastructure to an Arizona community whose groundwater is high in salinity and contaminated with metals.

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UA Professor Examines Spiritual Dimensions of Hip-Hop

Alejandro Nava's book "In Search of Soul" explores the nuances in the meaning of soul, particularly its sacred and profane dimensions, and seeks to explain what is common to both.

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Teaching and Students

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Study Abroad Fair Highlights Trends in International Learning

It's way more than just seeing the sights: UA Study Abroad recently identified intercultural competencies to measure upon a student's return from time abroad. With video.

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