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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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Dorrance Dean Alain-Philippe Durand is pleased to announce the recipients of the College of Humanities 2022 Helen H. Chatfield Awards.  
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Over its first decade, the College of Humanities Student Ambassador Program has included about 125 students who’ve represented and advocated for the college at recruiting events and a host of outreach projects.  
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By its nature, literary translation can be a slow and isolated process, and one with limited training opportunities for those starting out.  
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Dr. Dolores Durán-Cerda, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs at Pima Community College, is the 2022-2023 College of Humanities’ Alumna of the Year.  
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Jeff Powell, a 2013 Africana Studies graduate who has gone onto a successful career in economic development, is the College of Humanities 2022 Young Professional Achievement Award recipient.  
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A one-time baseball prospect who followed his calling into the priesthood and then into academia, Dr. Robert A. Burns is remembered as a professor who dedicated 45 years to making the world a better place through education and understanding, with...
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When students in Gabriela Valdez’s section of Public Health 308 begin this week, they’ll be the first class of University of Arizona students taking a class that’s been entirely translated into Spanish.  
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In celebration of Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month, Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, the College of Humanities is spotlighting faculty, staff and students. This week, meet Omar Rodriguez, academic advisor for students majoring in Classics, East Asian Studies,...
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In a virtual classroom, University of Arizona students connect with a binational group of peers and professors, sharing their own experiences and perspectives while learning about the nuances and complexities of U.S.-Mexico border issues.  
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The University of Arizona’s new Language Training Center will deliver intensive language training to U.S. Department of Defense personnel, funded by a three-year, $1.5-million grant.
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In celebration of Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month, annually celebrated from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, the College of Humanities is spotlighting faculty, staff and students.
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What would you do if your salad bit you back or started to talk? Eden? Plants between Science and Fiction, a multimedia exhibit about the role of plants in science fiction literature and film, invites you to engage in exactly this thought experiment...
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Beginning this month, Children’s Museum Tucson will welcome storytelling professors from the College of Humanities to share about diverse cultures during the museum’s monthly Art after Dark program.  
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For 2022, Tucson Humanities Festival centers on community, with a series of presentations about how people come together to create, share, hope and celebrate.  
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In celebration of Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month, annually celebrated from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, the College of Humanities is spotlighting faculty, staff and students. This week, meet Dr. Daisy Vargas, an Assistant Professor in the Department of...