David Cuillier was interviewed by Arizona Public Media for a story on changing media ownership in Tucson. Listen here.
Celeste González de Bustamante and Jeannine Relly will receive $3,930 in two travel grant awards from the Center for Latin American Studies to continue their research focusing on freedom of expression and access to information along the northern Mexico border. The Center for Latin American Studies, a Title VI National Resource Center, offered the 2014 Faculty Travel Grant Competition to affiliated faculty. González de Bustamante and Relly plan to conduct interviews with journalists who work in the northern border region of Mexico, from the western state of Baja California, to the eastern state of Tamaulipas. To date, they have interviewed more than 60 journalists who work in the border region.
Linda Lumsden will participate in a Fulbright Scholar Program webinar on Fulbright teaching and research opportunities in Southeast Asia on Tuesday, May 6, from 11 a.m. to noon (Arizona time). She'll discuss her experience as a 2012-13 Fulbright Core Scholar in Malaysia and answer questions from prospective applicants to the program.
Renée Schafer Horton was nominated for a College of Social and Behavioral Sciences staff member of the year award at the college’s annual staff recognition luncheon April 23.
Nancy Sharkey was one of nine professors from throughout UA to receive a faculty award at the Honors College Awards Ceremony April 30 on the Slonaker House patio. She was recognized “for excellence in teaching and mentoring, 2014.” Sharkey taught the “Inside The New York Times” honors course this semester that included a trip to New York City and visits to The Times, The Today Show and Upstart Biz Journal, part of Conde Nast.