Arts and Humanities

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.
Alex Trebek with UA faculty member Tucker Dunn. (Photo courtesy of Jeopardy Productions Inc.)
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.
“In his memoir of his years working for the Border Patrol, Francisco Cantú observes, analyzes and dreams about the U.S./Mexico border,” wrote the Whiting Award selection committee.
May 16, 2017
MFA alumnus Francisco Cantú received the prestigious Whiting Award in nonfiction based on his work chronicling his experiences as a U.S. Border Patrol agent.
UA architecture students will travel to Italy with the Arizona in Italy Orvieto Study Abroad Program. While there, they will develop plans for a museum and exhibition center in the town of Lugnano. (Photo courtesy of the UA Office of Global Initiatives)
May 16, 2017
Architecture students will travel to Italy to develop plans for a museum and exhibition center in Lugnano in Taverina, which was hit by a deadly malaria outbreak in the fifth century. It's part of the UA's largest study abroad program, offered through the Office of Global Initiatives.
April 21, 2017
UA researcher Elizabeth Kickhman provides insight to as to why when one language flourishes, others perish.
Many students who have presented their work during the annual film competition have gone on to work in the film industry. (Photo credit: Jack Alexander Jr.)
April 19, 2017
A group of emerging filmmakers, all graduating UA seniors, will present films that explore themes relating to topics that include friendship, young love, social issues and family traditions.
April 10, 2017
Through the Mellon Foundation, the UA Press will launch an initiative to digitize out-of-print books that highlight the experiences of indigenous and Latino groups in the Southwest.
Conservation staff member Betsy Burr prepares the basket exhibit at the Arizona State Museum. (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
April 5, 2017
The exhibit, opening Saturday, showcases items from the Arizona State Museum's collection of more than 35,000 American Indian baskets and fiber art items. With UANews video.
According to artist David Tineo, a UA alumnus, “Our world has come to a crossroads. Borders, race, religion, skin color and sexual preference can no longer exist as barriers, for we are a great woven human tapestry.”
April 3, 2017
Exhibits introduce the UA Museum of Art to Phoenix residents, offer artists an opportunity to show their work, and create new opportunities for student and faculty engagement.