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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.
UA musical theater students rehearse with actress Kristin Chenoweth for a one-night performance in Tucson. (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
Jan. 23, 2019
Ten UA musical theater students got a special real-world learning experience when they were invited to perform alongside award-winning Broadway, film and television actress Kristin Chenoweth.
At the Pima Air and Space Museum in Tucson, Alex Spartz poses in front of a McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18A Hornet that has the paint scheme of a U.S. Navy Blue Angel.
Jan. 10, 2019
A UA aerospace engineering student shows that determination trumps physical limitation.
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.
Jeffrey Bristol (left) and his mother, Hermelinda Bristol, at their home in Tucson, Arizona
Sept. 12, 2018
After suffering an aneurysm that left him in a wheelchair 19 years ago, Jeffrey Bristol is getting some assistance in retraining his brain and muscles to walk.
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.
Laura Sharp (Photo: Miles Fujimoto/UA College of Social and Behavioral Sciences)
Sept. 4, 2018
Laura Sharp is embracing the field of visual geography, from story mapping Tucson's murals to examining how fictional shows shape our understanding of the physical world.
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.
Josh Brewer is one of the newest members of the UA Men's Wheelchair Basketball Team. After a tumultuous journey to where he is today, he's eager to begin life as Wildcat. (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
Aug. 22, 2018
Since leaving home and setting out on his own when he was 8 years old, Josh Brewer has overcome tremendous obstacles to achieve his dream of playing basketball at the University of Arizona.

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