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For a delegation of professors and students from the University of Arizona – lucky winners of a Hawking Foundation lottery to admit 1,000 members of the public to the ceremony – witnessing the formal Service of Thanksgiving was a once-in-a-lifetime experience and a chance to reflect on humanity’s pursuit of knowledge. 
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The College of Humanities is proud to announce the following recipients of the Spring 2019 COH Scholarships. Spring 2019 COH Scholarship Winners Alene Kelsey Metcalf Family Scholarship Emily Allerton Russian and Neuroscience & Cognitive Science...
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Two College of Humanities staff members received UA Awards for Excellence at the 31st annual recognition ceremony. Toni Alexander, Assistant Dean for Business and Finance, and Tyler Meier, Executive Director of the UA Poetry Center, were honored for...
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Congratulations to the Spring 2019 COH Faculty and Student award recipients!    Spring 2019 COH Faculty and Student Awardees Outstanding Senior Award Chelsea Forer Religious Studies and Anthropology Outstanding Graduate Assistant in Teaching Award...
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Students in two popular College of Humanities courses invite the campus to explore myths and what it means to be human.
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The popular Cyclovia Tucson will pass through the UA campus on Sunday, April 7, and in celebration of National Poetry Month, the UA Poetry Center aims to get all 40,000 expected attendees to interact with a poem in some way.  Cyclovia, a program of...
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The Center for Digital Humanities has selected six faculty research projects for development awards. The projects will  combine research in a humanities discipline with cutting-edge technology, like data visualization, digital storytelling, motion...
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Sarah Kortemeier, Library Director at the UA Poetry Center, is the recipient of the 2019 Felix Pollak Prize, awarded by the University of Wisconsin Press. Kortemeier is recognized for Ganbatte, a collection of poems that follows its speaker around...
Medical Humanities instruction.
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A new collaboration between the UA College of Medicine – Tucson and the College of Humanities is focusing on teaching medical students empathy and compassion.  
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A delegation of UA faculty members joined with colleagues from around the country in Washington D.C. this week for Humanities Advocacy Day. Organized by the National Humanities Alliance, the Advocacy Day coordinates the growing number of humanities...
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Join us at an international party and get to know the wide range of languages taught at the UA! The Center for Educational Resources in Culture, Language and Literacy (CERCLL) will host the UA Language Fair, an event designed to raise the visibility...
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Three Religious Studies majors presented papers at the American Academy of Religion/Western Region annual conference. This was just the second year that undergraduate papers have been accepted and the University of Arizona is the only university to...
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Professors in the UA College of Humanities shared music and topics related to Black History Month with KXCI Community Radio during the month of February. 
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Congratulations to the Spring 2019 COH Graduate Student Research Grant awardees!    Spring 2019 COH Graduate Students Research Grant Awardees Marina Cárcamo García Spanish and Portuguese Project: Portuguese Language Acquisition in the Venezuelan...
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Congratulations to the 2018-19 COH Teaching and Outreach Grant awardees!    2018-19 COH Teaching and Outreach Grant Awardees Carine Bourget French and Italian Project: French Language and Cultural Skills Development for Students in Health...
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The University of Arizona Poetry Center is among the beneficiaries of a $1 million grant to the Academy of American Poets from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, one of the largest investments in poetry ever made by the leading cultural institution.