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UApresents, the Construction of a Season

UANews | October 18, 2012
UApresents, the UA's professional performing arts presenter, manages an extensive annual calendar of events at the University's Centennial Hall, drawing talent from around the world for decades. This is the first feature in a series about the organization, which emphasizes community outreach and promotes educational growth.

UA Team Has Ideas to Improve Museum, Library Information Digitization

UANews | October 16, 2012
Digital library and archival collections are becoming increasingly popular given the Internet's emergence. Yet uniform standards for how to launch and manage such digital collections, especially those that are small-scale, are hard to come by. A UA School of Information Resources and Library Science team has some ideas for information professionals.

UA's Arts, Humanities Earn Global Billing

UANews | October 4, 2012
For the UA's work in the area of the arts and humanities, especially around teaching, research and international impact, the Times Higher Education World University Rankings has placed the University among the top 50 institutions in the world. Other institutions in the top 50 include Stanford University, Duke University, Cornell University, the University of Hong Kong and the University of California, Berkeley.

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.