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Medical Humanities instruction.
A new collaboration between the UA College of Medicine – Tucson and the College of Humanities is focusing on teaching medical students empathy and compassion.  
9 months ago
CERCLL, a UA Title VI Language Resource Center, this week is hosting the inaugural event of its new initiative on Literatures, Languages and Cultures in the 21st Century.
Dana Vandersip
9 months ago
Dana Vandersip, a 1988 graduate of the UA’s Russian department who went onto a prominent career in philanthropy, is the College of Humanities 2019 Alumna of the Year. The Russian courses and other Humanities classes taught Vandersip the sort of...
Young Writers Institute
10 months 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.
10 months 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...
Emilee Mead and Donna Swaim
1 year 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.
1 year 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,...
1 year ago
Dr. Mae C. Jemison, keynote speaker at the UA’s 155th Commencement on May 10, will be presented with an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Humane Letters by the College of Humanities.
1 year ago
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...
1 year ago
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...
1 year ago
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.
1 year ago
A new collaboration between the UA College of Medicine – Tucson and the College of Humanities is focusing on teaching medical students empathy and compassion.  
1 year ago
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...
1 year ago
A sold-out Humanities Seminars Program lecture by OSIRIS-REx principal investigator Dante Lauretta is more than just a chance to learn the latest about the asteroid sample return mission. The event doubles as a fundraiser for students, now and in...
1 year ago
The University of Arizona ranks among the top 10 universities in the nation for producing graduates with foreign language degrees.