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4 days ago
A State Department grant is funding a new food-centric Russian course and student exchange program.   In this modified version of the Food Network favorite "Iron Chef," Tucson Village Farm stands in for Kitchen Stadium.   Rather than trained chefs, the contestants are college students — visitors from Moscow — teamed with University of Arizona partners.   The dishes represent two cultures:... Read More
Humanities Tech
1 week ago
College of Humanities symposium centers on the human experience in a digital world Find the live feed of the symposium at humanities.arizona.edu/live The UA College of Humanities is exploring the intersection of technology and humanities, focusing on the vital role of human context and perspective in guiding digital innovations like big data, artificial intelligence and robotics. Launching this... Read More
2 weeks ago
  The Pre-Commencement Ceremonies for Spring 2018 graduate students graduates of the UA College of Humanities was held on the afternoon of Friday, May 11 in the North Ballroom at the University of Arizona Student Union Memorial Center. Our faculty and staff salute this talented group of graduates and wish them all the very best in their future endeavors! On behalf of the entire college, Dean... Read More
Noah Timothy Gabrielsen
2 weeks ago
Congratulations to the College of Humanities’ Outstanding Senior for Spring 2017, Noah Timothy Gabrielsen! Gabrielsen graduates with a 4.0 GPA, completing a triple major in Spanish, Political Science and Public Management and Policy. Initially planning to minor in Spanish, Gabrielsen said he declared it a major after finding a home in the department, with “fantastic classmates and some of the... Read More
2 weeks ago
College of Humanities Student Ambassadors assist the college in recruitment, events and serve as peer mentors to incoming students. Each year, the cohort includes some of the best and brightest students in the college. Dean Alain-Philippe Durand and Senior Academic Advisor Jeremiah Webb hosted the graduating Student Ambassadors for breakfast to discuss their plans after graduation.  Ciara Daniels... Read More
coh commencement spring 2018
2 weeks ago
  The Pre-Commencement Ceremonies for Spring 2018 graduate students graduates of the UA College of Humanities was held on the afternoon of Thursday, May 10 in the North Ballroom at the University of Arizona Student Union Memorial Center. Our faculty and staff salute this talented group of graduates and wish them all the very best in their future endeavors! On behalf of the entire college, Dean... Read More
2 weeks ago
Bryan Carter, Director of the UA's Center for Digital Humanities, sees an opportunity for the UA to lead in technology and content development of virtual worlds. In a new interview, Carter discussed virtual worlds, both in terms of fictional portrayals and the development augmented and mixed-reality technologies.  Having "studied virtual reality and immersed himself in the field of digital... Read More
2 weeks ago
Zy Mazza, a Religious Studies senior, is the recipient of the 2018 Humanities Matters Scholarship, with a winning essay arguing that the humanities have become more vital than ever in a world of rapidly advancing technology. In his essay, Mazza argued that the humanities are uniquely suited, even in the face of technology that changes the way we live, to solve the challenges of tomorrow. “When we... Read More
3 weeks ago
The UA’s National Center for Interpretation is awarding grants and tuition funding to five graduate students in the College of Humanities. The Graduate Fellowships support individual students conducting research on translation and interpretation. The funding is provided by the Graduate College. “NCI is charged with promoting intercultural communication and social justice for language minorities... Read More
3 weeks ago
Congratulations to College of Humanities faculty and staff members who were honored for employment milestones at the UA’s 2018 Annual Service Awards Reception. 45 Year Awards David Chisholm, German Studies Alexander Dunkel, Russian and Slavic Studies 40 Year Awards Ellen Shenkarow, Center for English as a Second Language 30 Year Awards Steven Martinson, German Studies 20 Year Awards Wendy Burk,... Read More

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