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The UA and Tucson communities are invited to watch the creation of the Altar de Dia de Muertos beginning on Friday, Oct. 29, at the University of Arizona BookStore in the Student Union Memorial Center.
Researchers at the University of Arizona are zeroing in on the parts of the healthy brain that activate when people recognize a face, and when they don't. Their results will help find more answers to the mysteries of Alzheimer's disease.
Students from the UA, Arizona State University and Northern Arizona University, community colleges and area high schools are invited to attend a two-day conference that aims to spread awareness of cultural differences.
The UA's largest college has 26 new faculty members.
Noted Alzheimer's researcher Al Kaszniak will discuss "The Neuropsychology of Alzheimers Disease" at the October Distinguished Lecture, sponsored by the colleges of Humanities, Science and Social and Behavioral Sciences.
The Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology will celebrate its history by hosting a reunion on Oct. 8 through 10.
UA sociologist Kieran Healy says there are a lot of groups geared to the intricate problem of getting people to donate organs in a crisis. Well-funded organizations, his study shows, are better at overcoming hesitation to donate blood and tissue.
The public is invited to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month at Arizona State Museum.
Wilma Mankiller, former principal chief of the Cherokee Nation, activist, and author, will read from and discuss her latest book on Monday, Sept. 13, at noon.
Dale Kunkel is considered an expert on children's media policy and has been the lead researcher on high-profile studies concerning sex on TV, violence in the media, V-chip program ratings and advertising to children.