The University of Arizona

Preserving a Legacy: African American Women’s Arch of Honor

UANews | May 17, 2012
The African American Women's Arch of Honor pays tribute to the lives and contributions of UA and Tucson community women. Inaugural honorees include organizations and women who have served as administrators, educators, business officials and activists.

Three UA Faculty Members Named 1885 Distinguished Scholars

UANews | May 15, 2012
Three UA faculty members have been selected to receive the first-ever 1885 Distinguished Scholars Awards, created by President Eugene G. Sander to acknowledge outstanding mid-career faculty whose contributions promise to catapult their disciplines to new levels of innovation.

UA to Highlight the Study of Unique Films

UANews | May 2, 2012
Students provided with scholarly access to the archives of Ken Wolfgang will present their research on the filmmaker and his work during a May 3 symposium. Hosted by Special Collections and the UA English department, the event will highlight the interdisciplinary study of filmmaking.

Brigetta Barrett: The Will to Rise

UANews | May 2, 2012
UA theatre arts major Brigetta Barrett, a three-time NCAA champion in track and field, is looking to win her fourth title and make Team USA for the 2012 Olympic Games. The high jumper, a junior at the UA, holds the top collegiate mark in the country and is tied for the second-best mark in the world.

Cats to Take Carnegie Hall

UANews | April 30, 2012
The UA will be well-represented at Carnegie Hall during a May 5 concert. Bruce Chamberlain, director of choral activities at the UA School of Music, will conduct the New York City Chamber Orchestra and Masterworks Chorus in a program at the famed performing arts center.

UApresents Announces 2012-13 Season

UANews | April 27, 2012
The UA's annual arts series will offer more than 30 shows by veteran performers and up-and-coming new stars. Headliners include Bonnie Raitt, Winton Marsalis, Kathleen Battle and Carol Burnett.