The University of Arizona

Kathryn Conrad Appointed UA Press Director

UANews | November 28, 2012
Kathryn Conrad has been appointed to serve as director of the UA Press. Conrad has spent more than 25 years of her career in publishing and more than 15 years working with the UA Press, the University's nonprofit publisher of scholarly and regional books.

UApresents, the Value Added

UANews | November 15, 2012
The arts and humanities move us, but can they change our lives? In addition to shows it offers, UApresents facilitates education and outreach efforts designed to engage not only the University community, but young students, families and teachers across the region. This is the fourth article in a series about the work and contributions of UApresents.

Exploring Water Issues Through the Arts, Humanities

UANews | November 9, 2012
Edited by UA faculty members, the soon-to-be published "Ground|Water: The Art, Design and Science of a Dry River" explores local water issues in a global context through the lens of the arts and humanities. Contributors include students and faculty members who submitted essays, poems, photographs, drawings and other works of art.

Veterans Transform Uniforms Into Art

UANews | November 9, 2012
The Combat Paper Project turns old military uniforms into paper for artwork about the military experience. The UA chapter of Student Veterans of America will host Combat Paper workshops Nov. 12-16, with selected artwork to be featured in a Nov. 17 exhibit on campus. Veterans and their loved ones are encouraged to bring in retired uniforms to the free papermaking workshops.

Advancing the Digital Humanities

UANews | November 1, 2012
Bryan Carter, a UA assistant professor of Africana studies, is among a number of faculty members in the UA College of Humanities advancing work around the digital humanities. Their aim is to more readily employ consumer-based technologies in a way that is educational, creative, interdisciplinary and engaging.

Illustrating the UApresents Season

UANews | November 1, 2012
UA art professor Jackson Boelts and UApresents staff have involved art students in a competition to design marketing materials for the arts organization's season. Students will make a formal pitch to the UApresents executive director and staff on Nov. 2, and a winner will be named at a later date. This is the third feature in a series about UApresents.