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The University of Arizona ranks among the top 10 universities in the nation for producing graduates with foreign language degrees.
3 weeks ago
Mary Portillo, Senior Business Manager in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, has received the Billy Joe Varney Award for Excellence, presented by the Staff Council and the President's Cabinet.
1 month ago
A Quechan (Kwatsáan) translation focusing on the act and experience of sharing poetry now graces the Poetry Center’s building sign.  
3 months ago
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...
3 months ago
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...
3 months ago
Classroom teachers across the state can enroll in free Humanities Seminars Program courses through a scholarship program that seeks to expand opportunities for educators.  
4 months ago
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.  
5 months ago
Excellence breeds excellence, or so the saying goes. In Tucson, perhaps Qualität bedingt Qualität is more appropriate.  
6 months ago
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.  
6 months ago
Interdisciplinary artist, cultural strategist and entrepreneur Favianna Rodriguez was selected as the 2023 Dorrance Dean’s Scholar/Specialist-in-Residence.  
7 months ago
The College of Humanities has created a new scholarship that will award 30 students $2,000 each for study abroad programs.  
7 months ago
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.
8 months ago
Style is at the center of human cultures, found in the essence of everything from personal expression to artistic movements. For 2023, the Tucson Humanities Festival will take on style in a variety of forms, examining how trends captivate, how...
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
11 months ago
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
1 year ago
College of Humanities Director of Business and Finance Richard Edmiston has received a University of Arizona Individual Award for Excellence.  
1 year ago
The annual Language Fair, hosted by the Center for Educational Resources in Culture, Language and Literacy (CERCLL), brought students to the Mall to learn about all the different languages taught at the University of Arizona.