College of Humanities

"Art and health should not be separate," says medical humanities instructor Ellen Melamed. "They aren’t separate, any more than the mind and the body are separate." (Photo: Michelle Doggett/UA College of Humanities)
March 15, 2019
A new collaboration between the UA College of Medicine – Tucson and the College of Humanities is focusing on teaching medical students empathy and compassion.
The UA Poetry Center is planning a series of events celebrating the 200th anniversary of poet Walt Whitman's birth on May 31. (Photo: F.J. Gaylor)
Feb. 25, 2019
The Poetry Coalition, a national alliance of poetry organizations including the UA Poetry Center, will benefit from a $1 million grant to support programming and professional opportunities in the literary arts.
Feb. 20, 2019
UA associate professor of Africana studies Bryan Carter gave a talk on black athletes' historical contributions off the court or field as part of a series of UA events during Black History Month.
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.
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.
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.
Sept. 27, 2017
The festival, which begins next week, will examine moments of principled defiance, quiet dissent and thundering discord throughout history — and the changes they created.