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Five UA colleges collaborate on innovative interdisciplinary degree designed to give students a global focus
2 months 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.
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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...
2 months ago
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. 
3 months ago
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...
3 months ago
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.
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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...
3 months ago
The University of Arizona ranks among the top 10 universities in the nation for producing graduates with foreign language degrees.
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College of Humanities double major Rob Lisak is featured as the UA Honors College student of the week.  Lisak majors in Religious Studies and East Asian Studies and talked with the Honors College about his experiences studying abroad in Hangzhou.  
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A $50,000 commitment from Dr. Ross Schwartzberg will establish a new scholarship for UA students majoring in Religious Studies for Health Professionals, as well as an annual lecture series focusing on health and religion. Dr. Schwartzberg, who...
Joela Jacobs, Assistant Professor of German Studies, stands with Gene Bank by Alan Sonfist
3 months ago
An estimated 250 million roses are given each Valentine’s Day. But in a cultural context, that classic symbol of love reveals even more about the relationship between people and plants. Humanity is dependent on plants for survival, but scholars have...
3 months ago
Daisy Vargas, a UA Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, has been selected as one of 10 participants in the prestigious 2019 Young Scholars in American Religion Program.  Vargas, who joined the University of Arizona College of Humanities faculty...