The University of Arizona

UA Students to Present 'Avenue Q'

UANews | October 4, 2012
For weeks, students in the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television went through the rigorous process of learning puppeteering in preparation for their presentation of "Avenue Q." In preparing for the Tony Award-winning production, the students had a chance to work with UA alumna Michelle Lane, a member of the second cast of "Avenue Q."

Ensuring That the Voices Remain

UANews | September 25, 2012
When the UA Poetry Center set out years ago to archive decades of its audio and visual recordings of events, preservation was a main priority. Over time, what developed is what is now called voca, an archive of hundreds of recordings that the center has made available to the public nationally and internationally.

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."