Outreach

Elise Lopez is the inaugural director of the UA Consortium on Gender-Based Violence. (Photo: Nividita Chatani/UA College of Social and Behavioral Sciences)
March 26, 2019
The Chris and Carrie Shumway Foundation's gift will support a center that seeks to model and inspire a radical shift in the way people think about and address gender-based violence.
The Cuéntame Más: Tales From Tumamoc mobile recording studio is open to the public on select days through April 7. (Photo: Bill Hatcher)
March 19, 2019
What makes Tumamoc Hill special? UA scholars are asking the question and collecting the answers as part of Cuéntame Más: Tales From Tumamoc, a new oral history project now under way on Tumamoc Hill.
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.
Nogales, Arizona, and Nogales, Sonora, are representative of the U.S.-Mexico border areas that will be the focus of the newly established "Fronteridades: Nurturing Collaborative Intersections in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands" program. (Photo: Jim Greenhill/CC BY 2.0)
Feb. 26, 2019
"Fronteridades: Nurturing Collaborative Intersections in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands" is part of the UA's aim to become the leading institution for borderlands scholarship, referred to as the Border Lab Initiative.
Keith Allred (Photo: Anna Augustowska/UA College of SBS)
Feb. 26, 2019
Keith Allred, the new director of the UA’s National Institute for Civil Discourse, discusses how the institute plans to stem a rising tide of incivility that strains interpersonal relationships and paralyzes effective governing.
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.
UA College of Fine Arts Dean Andrew Schulz was recently named vice president for the arts.
Jan. 17, 2019
The UA is investing in its future as an international arts destination with a new vice president for the arts position, filled by UA College of Fine Arts Dean Andrew Schulz.
Jan. 15, 2019
The UA College of Science's popular annual lecture series marks its 14th year this year.
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.

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