The University of Arizona

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.

UApresents Introduces New Student Promotion Team

UANews | October 25, 2012
The Student Promoters team is a group of about 35 UA students charged with helping UApresents in marketing, promotions and other initiatives. This is the second feature in a series about the role, function and contribution of UApresents, the University's professional performing arts organization.

UA Special Collections Acquires Sen. Kyl's Congressional Papers

UANews | October 24, 2012
The UA Special Collections has acquired committee files, hearing reports and other documents related to U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl's time in office. The acquisition formally was announced at the UA Special Collections on Oct. 24.

AZPM Tops the Tucson Market With Eight Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards

UANews | October 23, 2012
Arizona Public Media won a total of eight Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards, more than any commercial station in the Tucson Market. AZPM photographer and UA student Cooper James, the first student at the UA to receive this prestigious award, won for his work as a videographer on the Arizona Illustrated feature story, “The Zoppé Circus.”