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University of Arizona Department of East Asian Studies Professor and Center for Buddhist Studies Director Jiang Wu is one of 171 scientists, writers, scholars and artists awarded a 2023 Guggenheim Fellowship. Wu said he was thrilled to be named a fellow and called the honor a "gratifying moment that comes after so many years of hard work and research."
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The University of Arizona Poetry Center is excited to be partnering for a second year with the College of Science Lecture series in February.  The poets Julie Swarstad Johnson, Bojan Louis, Alison Hawthorne Deming, and Katherine Larson will read an...
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Peter Ecke, Professor in the Department of German Studies, has received a $15,000 Award for Faculty from the National Endowment for the Humanities to conduct research and revise an undergraduate course on multilingualism.  
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After years spent in hard-to-find offices – converted old houses on Helen Street and then upstairs in the Geronimo building in Main Gate Square – the Writing Skills Improvement Program has relocated to the heart of campus.     Now on the first floor...
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Classroom teachers across the state can enroll in free Humanities Seminars Program courses through a scholarship program that seeks to expand opportunities for educators.  
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Typically, global philanthropy and development have operated according to a top-down model, often unresponsive to actual community needs and ideas.    With a project designed to reorient that focus to one more responsive to community needs, Jasmine...
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Kelsi Vanada, program director of the American Literary Translators Association, is one of 18 translators selected by the National Endowment for the Arts to receive a Literature Translation Fellowship.  
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Excellence breeds excellence, or so the saying goes. In Tucson, perhaps Qualität bedingt Qualität is more appropriate.  
COH Outstanding Senior: Alexandra Doe
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Congratulations to the College of Humanities’ Outstanding Senior for Winter 2023, Alexandra Doe!   Doe is graduating Magna Cum Laude with a dual degree, a B.A. in Spanish and a B.S. in Physiology and Medical Sciences, plus a minor in Sports...
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Dorrance Dean Alain-Philippe Durand is pleased to announce the recipients of the College of Humanities 2023 Helen H. Chatfield Awards.  
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Two College of Humanities seniors are the recipients of the Centennial Achievement Undergraduate Awards.  
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Listen to a global hip-hop playlist curated College of Humanities faculty, on YouTube or Apple Music.   
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Interdisciplinary artist, cultural strategist and entrepreneur Favianna Rodriguez was selected as the 2023 Dorrance Dean’s Scholar/Specialist-in-Residence.  
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The Center for East Asian Studies has received a federal grant to fund a summer Chinese language immersion program designed for high school students and college freshmen and sophomores.  
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Even for a physician, the humanities is a lifelong journey, according to Dr. Ross Schwartzberg.   As a University of Arizona undergraduate student with his sights set on medical school, Ross Schwartzberg carved out space in his schedule to follow...
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As a true “voice for the voiceless,” and a bilingual one at that, Jessie Bustamante has dedicated her career to being an advocate, supporter and fundraiser for individuals who have disabilities.