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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.
Young Writers Institute
2 weeks ago
From budding poets and story writers to students looking to improve their schoolwork, high school students receive plenty of practice, training and advice from the UA’s Writing Skills Improvement Program.
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In collaboration with The Department of French and Italian and the College of Humanities at the University of Arizona, Contemporary French Civilization published by Liverpool University Press is pleased to organize an interdisciplinary conference on...
3 weeks ago
The University of Arizona Poetry Center is receiving a $106,299 grant to install a high-density storage system that will enable its acclaimed collection to continue expanding for decades. The National Endowment for the Humanities grant, announced...
2 months ago
Two College of Humanities professors are among 27 UA employees selected to participate in the 2019-20 Academic Leadership Institute.
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Collaborative digital humanities project unites UA Russian and French classes with students in Canada and Kazakhstan
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The College of Humanities is pleased to welcome new faculty for the upcoming academic year.
UA Volleyball Team
3 months ago
UA volleyball team studying intercultural competence on a four-country trip to Europe On the University of Arizona volleyball team’s upcoming European tour, the student-athletes will be enrolled in a study abroad class, adding an educational and...
3 months ago
A new professional development program aims to train the UA's emerging leaders while instilling diversity and inclusion as core values. The Inclusive Leadership Program, managed by the Office of the Provost, the Office of Inclusion and Multicultural...
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The College of Humanities' second annual Dorrance Lecture Series June 3-5 drew large crowds for presentations on the intersection of humanities and advanced technologies. 
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UA College of Humanities researchers are spending four weeks this summer in China on a Fulbright-Hays grant to provide a group of K-16 educators with insights into Chinese culture, language and education.
Humanities Tech
3 months ago
The UA College of Humanities continues its examination of the intersection of technology and humanities, with a slate of speakers, including UA President Robert C. Robbins, focused on the human aspects of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The second...
3 months ago
Three College of Humanities professors have been promoted, demonstrating excellent performance in teaching, service and research.
Emilee Mead and Donna Swaim
4 months ago
Donna Swaim, who touched thousands of students’ lives in her 50 years teaching at the UA, brought a commitment to study abroad that the College of Humanities continues today.
4 months ago
College of Humanities Dean Alain-Philippe Durand and Center for Buddhist Studies Director Jiang Wu signed an agreement with the Maitreya Culture & Education Foundation to create a Maitreya Library at the University of Arizona. The agreement,...