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2 months ago
The olive naming is the latest Italian honor bestowed upon Regents' Professor of Anthropology David Soren, who also was named an honorary Italian citizen in 1990 for his archaeological contributions to the country   By  Alexis Blue ,  University Communications   David Soren, a Regents' Professor of Anthropology and Classics at the University of Arizona, has spent more than 30 years... Read More
2 months ago
The Arizona Daily Wildcat has a great stroy on the Service Learning course offered by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese.  Since 2014, students have participated in organizations, ranging from education to public health to law, that make a positive impact in the Tucson community. Assistant professor Ana Cornide has supervised more than 130 internships and offered a variety of volunteer... Read More
2 months ago
The UA Poetry Center is pleased to announce its spring 2018 series, which features poetry and prose reasings, as well as talks and panels, from a great group of contemporary writers.  Find the announcement and full schedule here.       
2 months ago
The University of Arizona Poetry Center, part of the College of Humanities, has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the Art for Justice Fund. The grant will fund a three-year project that will commission new work from leading writers on mass incarceration in the U.S., with the goal of creating awareness and empathy through presentation and publication. In particular, through the work of poets, the... Read More
2 months ago
Explore the south of France in an immersive cultural and educational trip, led by professors who will share their expertise about the region and its art, history and cuisine.   The inaugural College of Humanities Study Abroad Program for Adult Learners will embark for Aix-en-Provence in April, for an exceptional tour designed specifically for lifelong learners, UA alumni and Humanities Seminars... Read More
2 months ago
Mely Bohlman, a College of Humanities Student Ambassador, received the UA Hispanic Alumni Club's Celebration of Excellence Award today.  Bohlman, a senior double majoring in Spanish and Sustainable Plant Systems, is one of two distinguished students to receive the honor, presented at the luncheon Then and Now, A History of Latino Education, sponsored by the UA Hispanic Alumni Club and Chicanos... Read More
2 months ago
Congratulations to Dr. David Soren, Regents Professor of Anthropology and Classics at the University of Arizona, who was named Undergraduate Teacher of the Year by the Archaeological Institute of America for 2018! 
2 months ago
Martin Luther's choice to unveil his "95 Theses" on Oct. 31 was no coincidence. "The reason he did that was because the next day was All Saints' Day," says Steven D. Martinson, UA Professor of German Studies. "He knew that well-educated people were going to come to the services." Read the full story at Futurity.org.       
3 months ago
With the 1968 backdrop of Cold War politics and the Vietnam War, a group of politically engaged young academics established the Committee of Concerned Asian Scholars, or CCAS, promising to rethink the divide between East and West.                                                             Criticizing the field of Asian studies as complicit with the United States' policies in Vietnam, the CCAS... Read More
3 months ago
The landmark University of Arizona Poetry Center is named one of 25 must-see buildings in Arizona by USA Today.  The Helen S. Schaefer Building, opened in 2007, is a 17,500-square-foot facilty designed by Line and Space LLC, bringing a contemporary note to the UA campus.  Architect Les Wallach employed a design principle called 'a progression toward solitude.' As visitors move from west to east... Read More

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