Arts and Humanities
Aug. 11, 2017
When a caller said, "I think I have a painting of yours," everything changed at the UA Museum of Art, which now has the treasured "Woman-Ochre" by abstract expressionist Willem de Kooning back in its possession. Here's the story of how it happened, with video of last week's preliminary authentication.
Aug. 8, 2017
Meg Hagyard, a native Tucsonan and alumna of the UA, brings recent experience as senior director of external relations for the Office of Research, Discovery and Innovation.
Aug. 2, 2017
Lisanne Skyler's "Brillo Box (3¢ Off)," about the odyssey of an Andy Warhol sculpture, tells a larger story about art, value and the decisions that shape a family's history. Skyler's parents paid $1,000 in 1969 for the piece — which sold for a cool $3.05 million in 2010.
July 24, 2017
The program's multidisciplinary focus will allow students to concentrate on literature of a specific world region, language or country — or to study a particular theme.
July 19, 2017
The Poetry Coalition, a national group for which the Poetry Center was a founding member last November, will conduct its annual meeting on the UA campus in the fall.
July 12, 2017
Through her research into popular culture, Melissa A. Fitch of the UA's College of Humanities has examined assumptions about peoples in Latin America and Asia.
July 11, 2017
Members of the Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry's class for 2017-2018 are studying issues such as California's Owens Valley water conflict and human allomaternal care.
June 26, 2017
The new Tinkerlab, a partnership that also involves the iSpace, the College of Engineering and the Sonoran Glass School, promotes hands-on engagement for all ages.
June 5, 2017
It has been a lifelong dream of Tucker Dunn's to make it to the quiz show "Jeopardy!" On Friday night, an episode in which the UA English language instructor appears will air.