Academics

Since 2007, several international organizations have helped recover more than 8,000 artifacts looted from the National Museum of Afghanistan. Through a unique partnership, the UA is teaching Afghani students how to fight back against illegal trafficking of cultural property. (Photo: Ninaras CC BY 4.0)
April 3, 2019
Students in Afghanistan attended an online UA class developed to raise their awareness of illicit trafficking and help them protect important cultural artifacts.
"Kate mapped where the rising sea water was projected, and then she took all that land and floated it out. Obviously at first she didn't think she would end up with this floating community, but she was doing different mapping exercises of the area, just getting to know San Francisco. Finding old maps of where the water was under the surface of the city was part of her process," associate professor Susannah Dickinson said.
April 3, 2019
A UA undergraduate architecture studio was honored as one of the best examples of architectural investigation taking place in colleges and universities today.
Jennifer Moscato said the Underwood Family Sonoran Landscape Laboratory was a significant source of inspiration for her team's 2018 Liba Wheat Memorial-award-winning project. (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
March 27, 2019
In "Building a Changing World," the UA College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture's studies of the built environment include how future urban design and planning projects must work hand in hand with surrounding natural environments.
Karl and Stevie Eller
March 11, 2019
His support of student programs, athletics and advancing the UA's aspirations changed the face of the university.
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 in the nation.
Robert Fleischman, pictured with members of his research team at a test structure built on the shake table at UC San Diego’s Englekirk Structural Engineering Center, will travel to Italy as a Fulbright scholar to lead an integrated research and teaching program in earthquake engineering.
Feb. 13, 2019
Eight UA faculty members have the opportunity to teach and conduct research internationally thanks to Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program awards.
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.
UA students in the sustainable built environments program prepare to interact via virtual exchange with their peers from the American University in Cairo.
Aug. 27, 2018
Harnessing Innovation through Virtual Exchange, or HIVE, is buzzing at the UA and at the American University in Cairo as classrooms transform into global hubs of knowledge.

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