The University of Arizona

Art Professor Creates New World of Awareness

UANews | October 22, 2014
Ellen McMahon grew up in a home where science and art often collided — and is both an artist and a biologist. Now she wants her UA students to be environmentally sensitive and to see the difference their work can make.

Alison Deming Celebrates 'the Long Story of Human Life'

UANews | October 13, 2014
With Humanities Week in the spotlight, the UA professor has published a collection of essays exploring the bond between people and planet.

'My Students Taught Me': Fulbright Scholar Back From Pakistan

UANews | September 16, 2014
A UA professor of Russian and Slavic studies recently returned from teaching in Islamabad for five months and says her work in Pakistan isn't finished.

Growing Up Roosevelt

UANews | September 8, 2014
To a nation, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was one of the most influential leaders in American history. To Nina Gibson of the Tucson area, he was Grandpa. The Roosevelt family legacy is the subject of a new Ken Burns documentary that will air on Sept. 14 on PBS 6 and run through Sept. 20.

Poetry in Transit

UANews | August 26, 2014
Riders of the the new Sun Link streetcar will be treated to classic and modern poems at several stops along the route as part of a UA Poetry Center public art project.

UA Choral Groups Score Ovations and Opportunities After European Performances

UANews | June 10, 2014
Members of the Arizona Choir and the UA Symphonic Choir have returned to Tucson after performing on two of the world's most well-known stages. For many of the students, it was a once-in-a-lifetime experience.