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TC Tolbert (Photo: Mamta Popat)
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T.C. Tolbert, a UA alumnus and lecturer in the Department of English, has been named a fellow of the Academy of American Poets Laureate.
April 15, 2019
Faculty members Alfred McEwen, John Rutherfoord, Dr. Marvin Slepian, Rod Wing and Lucy Ziurys are being recognized for their distinguished accomplishments.
Roberta Diaz Brinton, pictured with the UA's Center for Innovation in Brain Science team, has been awarded a $1.8 million grant to develop a cross-disciplinary and translationally oriented workforce to discover new drugs for Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases.
April 8, 2019
Roberta Diaz Brinton has been awarded a $1.8 million NIH grant to cultivate a diverse pool of scientists to discover new drugs for Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases.
"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.
Journalism professor Kim Newton was a photojournalist based in South Korea when he snapped this photo of student protesters in 1987. That experience led to his participation in the documentary film "Witness to Democracy."
March 15, 2019
“Witnesses to Democracy” examines the pro-democracy movement in South Korea through the eyes of UA Journalism Professor Kim Newton and the mother of a slain student protester in 1987.
With his recent $15 million gift, Dr. Andrew Weil's total giving to the UA has reached $20 million.
March 12, 2019
A gift from integrative medicine pioneer Dr. Andrew Weil will ensure the UA is the world's nexus of integrative medicine education, research and innovation.
In this Apollo 17 onboard photo, scientist and astronaut Harrison H. Schmitt collects rock samples from a huge boulder near the Valley of Tourus-Littrow on the lunar surface. (Photo: NASA)
March 11, 2019
Incoming assistant professor Jessica Barnes will have the opportunity to study a previously unopened sample of a moon rock that was collected in the early 1970s during NASA's Apollo 17 mission.
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.
Andrew Coan
Jan. 28, 2019
A professor from the UA James E. Rogers College of Law focused his research on special prosecutors and their role in the U.S. government, and along the way uncovered some fascinating stories about the history of the position.

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