Arts and Humanities

UA President Robert C. Robbins (right) meets with Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer David Hume Kennerly (left) and his wife, Rebecca Soladay Kennerly. (Photo: Chris Richards)
Oct. 2, 2018
Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer and photojournalist David Hume Kennerly has been given an honorary appointment as the first UA Presidential Scholar.
UA Dance Ensemble members Maxwell Foster and Lydia Marbach. (Photo: Ed Flores)
Sept. 26, 2018
The UA's Bachelor of Fine Arts programs in dance, musical theater, and theater design and technology each placed in the top 10 among public universities in the latest rankings from OnStage.
Sept. 19, 2018
UA College of Humanities faculty and special guests are scheduled to discuss secrets from historic to modern times at Tucson's annual humanities festival.
The UA's new bachelor's degree in applied humanities will produce graduates who are prepared with both professional skills and the so-called “soft skills” and broad perspectives that are gained in the humanities.
Sept. 12, 2018
A new career-centered degree in the College of Humanities will give students an educational path that integrates professional training and skills in intercultural competence.
Aug. 14, 2018
Fall class schedule features 10 classes that span topics from literature and art to hot-button Supreme Court issues to the complexity of the human brain.
Tools of the trade: translation headphones await participants in a business conference room.
Aug. 1, 2018
Properly trained interpreters and translators have never been in more demand. The UA National Center for Interpretation strives to produce professionals to meet the needs of an increasingly interconnected world.
From left to right: Ken McAllister, Jacob Nathaniel Brown, Onieda Hudson, Carlos Weiler and Judd Ruggill attended the formal Service of Thanksgiving for Stephen Hawking at London's famous Westminster Abbey. (Courtesy of Ken McAllister)
July 24, 2018
For a delegation of UA professors and students, witnessing the Service of Thanksgiving for Stephen Hawking was a once-in-a-lifetime experience and a chance to reflect on humanity’s pursuit of knowledge.
July 12, 2018
The American Literary Translators Association, the only organization in the U.S. dedicated exclusively to literary translation, will have a new home in the UA College of Humanities.
Soft skills such as critical thinking, communication and teamwork are in high demand by employers, making the humanities an increasingly important part of students' educations.
July 2, 2018
"There is no such thing as a starving humanist. These people are employed in all kinds of jobs in all kinds of fields," Alain-Philippe Durand says of the UA's focus on the humanities.