The University of Arizona

Chinese Music, Martial Arts Among New Course Offerings

UANews | January 10, 2013
The UA Confucius Institute is offering new community courses in tai chi, martial arts and Chinese music and language that will be taught by visiting scholars from China. The institute, one of 80 of its kind in the United States, promotes Chinese language and culture.

UApresents Competition Winner Named

UANews | November 29, 2012
The illustration produced by William Aguayo, a UA visual communications senior, has been chosen to represent the UApresents 2013-14 season, culminating a nearly semester-long competition involving School of Art students. This is the fifth and final feature in a series about UApresents, the University's professional performing arts organization.

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.