Arts and Humanities

Lyn Hart was working as a nurse at Tucson's Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital when she first laid eyes on Tumamoc Hill. (Photo: Mari Cleven)
Feb. 16, 2018
A new program funded by the UA’s Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry is transforming the popular walking spot into a creative hub for artists and scientists.
Teles Machibya leads a Swahili class session in the Critical Languages Program. To meet rising student demand for language instruction, the UA’s College of Humanities is introducing new minors in Korean and critical languages.
Feb. 7, 2018
To meet rising student demand for language instruction, the UA's College of Humanities is introducing new minors in Korean and critical languages.
CESL's inaugural final ceremony for its Intensive English Program with a group of engineers from Mexico in 1970, with CESL advisor Helen Abdulaziz (left) and the center's first director, Ernestine Neff (right), holding flowers
Feb. 7, 2018
CESL has adjusted to changing international challenges and has been an engine for internationalization at the UA.
Jan. 26, 2018
The Arizona World Soccer Program kicks off in Moscow this summer, offering students an opportunity to learn about soccer in a global context. Future locations include Paris and Munich.
Wicker plaques from Third Mesa, made from rabbitbrush, dune broom and yucca, from left: Hiilili katsina, ca. 1935; Si’ohemiskatsina (Zuni Hemis katsina), ca. 1910; Sa’lakwmana (Shalako maiden katsina), ca. 1905. (Photo courtesy of Arizona State Museum)
Jan. 25, 2018
The 208 donated baskets join more than 30,000 specimens in the museum's unparalleled collection of woven American Indian items.
Student Rachel Franke flies the UA flag in Martinique during the Arizona in the French Caribbean Program, run through the College of Humanities with support from UA Study Abroad in the Office of Global Initiatives.
Jan. 19, 2018
Two new faculty positions, initially funded by the Office of Global Initiatives and housed within a department of the College of Humanities, are scheduled for the fall.
A graphic reconstruction of the earliest solar temple complex (1,000 B.C.) discovered by Takeshi Inomata and his team at Ceibal (Image courtesy of Takeshi Inomata)
Dec. 18, 2017
UA archaeologist Takeshi Inomata explains why Maya civilization was fascinated with the movement of the sun: They were seeking a way to understand the universe.
The return of the Willem de Kooning painting "Woman-Ochre" to its place in the abstract expressionist collection at the UA Museum of Art was an unexpected highlight of 2017. (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
Dec. 18, 2017
The UA generated headlines across the globe in 2017, as evidenced by our UANews list of top 10 stories. From the installation of a new president to the improbable recovery of a priceless art masterpiece, it has been another remarkable year in Wildcat Country. (UANow will resume on Jan. 9.)
Dec. 15, 2017
The UA's Matthew Mugmon, an assistant professor of music, discusses the origins of Christmas music — and why it's rare for new, original Christmas songs to make it big.