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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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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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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...
2 months ago
Excellence breeds excellence, or so the saying goes. In Tucson, perhaps Qualität bedingt Qualität is more appropriate.  
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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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What began as a course in "Spanish for the Spanish Speaking" in the fall of 1965 has grown into the oldest and most extensive Spanish as a Heritage Language program in the country.
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Aileen A. Feng, Associate Professor of Italian and Director of Italian Studies, has received a nine-month residential fellowship at the Newberry Library in Chicago, where she will have research access to a collection of rare books dating to the 15th...
5 months ago
On a whirlwind trip to Israel and the United Arab Emirates, the Wildcats basketball team combined games and practices with visits to ancient archaeological sites and cultural experiences.  
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Santa Arias, Professor and Head of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, is one of 20 faculty and staff members chosen for the 2023-24 Academic Leadership Institute.  
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Using a new online platform, University of Arizona professors are transforming Italian classes to deliver language instruction combined with relevant, up-to-date cultural lessons that allow students to explore their own interests through hands-on...
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6 months ago
The College of Humanities is pleased to welcome new faculty for the upcoming academic year. “These are outstanding scholars who represent the breadth and diversity of Humanities scholarship and teaching,” said Dorrance Dean Alain-Philippe Durand. “...
Roberto Paolini, an artist from Cerveteri, Italy, uses a brush to apply red clay onto a vase modeled after an ancient southern Italian vessel. Paolini, who is one of only a few artists today who practice the ancient style called red-figure vase painting, visited campus in April to demonstrate the craft for UArizona students. Photo by Kyle Mittan, University Communications
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Courses, visiting artists and a lab devoted to reverse-engineering pottery give University of Arizona students a deeper understanding of the Mediterranean region's ancient history
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HSI grant will fund activities focused on the U.S.-Mexico borderlands, including a student internship program, first-year writing curriculum and faculty fellowships The University of Arizona will receive $3 million for a new project aimed at...
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An ongoing collaborative project between the University of Arizona and researchers in California and Texas has received a new round of funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities.  
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Dr. Marcy Ziska, Instructor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, is the recipient of the College of Humanities 2023 Distinguished Teaching Award.  
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Dr. Janice McGregor, Assistant Professor of German Studies, is the recipient of the College of Humanities 2023 Distinguished Undergraduate Advising/Mentoring Award.