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It’s easy to see how Dante Lauretta’s undergraduate degrees in physics and theoretical math are foundational in his career as a planetary scientist. But Lauretta gives just as much credit to his third major, Japanese, describing his study of language and culture as a challenge that helped him focus his curiosity on fundamental questions of existence and his drive to create knowledge for the human race.
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The University of Arizona has been named a top producer of Fulbright students by the Institute of International Education, ranking No. 14 among all U.S. research institutions and setting a university record with 20 awardees. Three of the recipients...
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The College of Humanities hosted more than 20 executives of top corporations for the Change & Transformation Council’s winter meeting, focusing on the humanities role in the future of work.  
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The University of Arizona College of Humanities is developing a slate of new courses designed to infuse foreign language and culture content into courses in business, healthcare and other professional programs.  
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In Bryan Carter’s virtual classroom, online education is moving toward a more immersive and interactive future.  
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The College of Humanities and Africana Studies Program are hosting a series of events this month to celebrate Black History Month.  
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The Department of French & Italian is partnering with Tournées Film Festival to offer an array of experiences in French cinema, with six films screened on campus to show the diversity and richness of French cinema.  
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Congratulations to the College of Humanities’ Outstanding Senior for Fall 2019, Frances Lee-Forbes!  
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The Pre-Commencement Ceremonies for Fall 2019 graduate students graduates of the UA College of Humanities was held on the afternoon of Friday, December 20 in the North Ballroom at the University of Arizona Student Union Memorial Center. Our faculty...
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College of Humanities Student Ambassadors assist the college in recruitment, events and serve as peer mentors to incoming students. Each year, the cohort includes some of the best and brightest students in the college.
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Judith Nantell, Professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, has published a new book with the Bucknell University Press.  The Poetics of Epiphany in The Spanish Lyric of Today was published Nov. 15. 
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Bailey Lockwood, who will graduate in May with a Bachelor of Arts in German Studies and a Bachelor of Science in Anthropology, will be awarded the University of Arizona's Centennial Achievement Award.  The award was created by the Division of...
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Next semester, University of Arizona students will have the opportunity to take classes in Nahuatl, the indigenous Mesoamerican language that’s the origin of words such as chocolate, avocado, chili, coyote and tomato.
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Richard P. Kinkade, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, has published a new book with the University of Toronto Press.  Dawn of a Dynasty: The Life and Times of Infante Manuel of Castile was published Sept. 23. 
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University of Arizona students from underrepresented backgrounds majoring in Russian and Slavic Studies joined peers from Howard University and the University of Puerto Rico in Washington, D.C. as part of a multifaceted effort to increase diversity...
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Bucking a national trend in declining undergraduate humanities enrollment, the University of Arizona College of Humanities is increasing enrollment, crossing the threshold of 1,000 majors, a 28 percent growth over the last two years.