Education

Feb. 14, 2019
The Chronicle of Higher Education has ranked the colleges that grant the most bachelor’s degrees in foreign languages, with the UA finishing among the top 10 institutions in the nation.
Scott Brill, CEO of Language Canvas and former research engineer with the UA Critical Languages Program. (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)
Nov. 9, 2018
Since 1996, the University of Arizona Critical Languages Program in the College of Humanities has been developing interactive multimedia systems for less commonly taught foreign languages. To expand the impact of these expert-designed courses, the UA has licensed 13 of the courses to startup Language Canvas, which is taking them forward and making them available to schools, programs, and individual learners everywhere.
Oct. 30, 2018
A top-10 ranking by the UA space science program led a strong overall showing by the university in the U.S. News & World Report 2019 Best Global Universities rankings.
An adult two-tailed swallowtail butterfly in Texas. Nearly 900 observers have uploaded more than 1,300 images of this species of butterfly to iNaturalist. (Photo: iNaturalist user Nancy Norman)
Sept. 27, 2018
In a cross-country collaborative class, a UA professor and a data science specialist help arm students for biology’s big data revolution by incorporating coding into the scientific method.
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.
The Worlds of Words Collection, housed in the UA College of Education, began in 2007 and includes about 40,000 books.
Sept. 19, 2018
A $1 million gift from Kathy and Jerry Short will support the UA's Worlds of Words, the nation's largest collection of global literature for children and young adults.
University of Arizona Air Force ROTC students receive leadership and military training in addition to earning their degrees. (Courtesy of UA AFROTC)
July 27, 2018
The University of Arizona Air Force Reserve Officers' Training Corps was the perfect complement to a college degree for recent graduates Clayton Utley and Maria Miller.
Members of the Terrestrial Exploration project work on their aerial photography vehicle, which blends the vertical takeoff capabilities of a drone with the smooth sailing and endurance of a plane.
April 24, 2018
Nearly 600 engineering students will display a search and rescue drone, a device to monitor swelling and more than 100 other projects with the potential to save lives, time and money.
Todd Fletcher, Leah Durán and Bob Holl, founder of Learning A-Z
April 19, 2018
Leah Durán will be the third Richard Ruiz Scholar/Artist in Residence, making her the first College of Education faculty member to fill the visiting scholar position in Guanajuato, Mexico.

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