The University of Arizona

UA Hosting, Participating in Arizona Centennial Events

UANews | February 9, 2012

In honor of the 100 year anniversary of Arizona receiving its statehood on Feb. 14, 1912, the UA is involved in number of events on and off campus this weekend.

UA Black History Month Events Begin

UANews | February 6, 2012
Black History Month events at the UA have begun, including lectures, film screenings, a field trip and block party. Several UA departments, centers and student organizations are hosting more than one dozen events.

UA Professor’s Book Inspires Centennial Dance

UANews | February 2, 2012
Lydia Otero's book, "La Calle," which captures the oral histories of Tucson's old central neighborhood, has inspired a former graduate student to capture the city's past, present and future in a choreographed dance celebrating Arizona's 100th anniversary.

Series Promotes Conversations Between Artists, Scientists

UANews | January 26, 2012
The UA School of Art's visiting artist and lecture series is designed to increase public understanding of the important role contemporary art holds in addressing critically important issues of the day.

In Honor of Arizona's 100th Year

UANews | January 19, 2012
Arizona's 100th birthday is Feb. 14. Leading up to that day, the UA is joining other organizations and institutions across the state hosting events in recognition of Arizona's statehood.

Gayatri Spivak to Speak at UA

UANews | January 17, 2012
Award-winning scholar Gayatri Spivak, who helped established the discipline of postcolonial and cultural studies, will give a free public talk at the UA on Jan. 19. Spivak's talk will begin a new lecture series sponsored by UA's Confluence: Center for Creative Inquiry.