The University of Arizona

A Vision for UA Galleries is Coming to Fruition

UANews | September 11, 2012
When Brooke Grucella took the position of galleries curator at the UA School of Art in 2006, she came with a vision to elevate the status of the gallery spaces, collaborating with students and faculty artists as well as others across the nation and internationally.

Poetry Center Head Leaving Post After a Decade of Impactful Leadership

UANews | September 10, 2012
Gail Browne, executive director of the UA Poetry Center, is preparing to step down from the position after 10 years of service. Under Browne's tenure, the Poetry Center has seen tremendous expansion in its programming and outreach, both regionally and nationally.

New Book Explores Water Along Devil's Highway

UANews | August 17, 2012
Written by an expert cast of UA affiliates, "Last Water on the Devil's Highway: A Cultural and Natural History of Tinajas Altas" is perfect for desert aficionados and armchair explorers wishing to learn more about southwestern Arizona. The book was just published by the UA Press.

Reading Your Way Through Arizona

UANews | August 9, 2012
A new exhibition at Special Collections showcases 100 essential books that define the cultural, historical, environmental and political landscape of the Grand Canyon State. The exhibition coincides with the release of "Arizona 100: Essential Books for the Centennial," a diverse bibliography of must-reads that, according to the selection committee, when reviewed collectively shout out, "This is Arizona."

Online Exhibitions Help Preserve Arizona History

UANews | June 21, 2012
To extend the life of some exhibitions and share items and research previously not exhibited live, Arizona State Museum has created an online presence highlighting its collections and expertise on the Southwest.

The Self-Published Book: A Major Force in the Publishing World

UANews | June 7, 2012
A UA-led research team has investigated the emergent nature of non-traditional book publishing, or self-publishing. The team found that the world of publishing is so in flux that it is more difficult than ever for readers to find books they love.