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The Self-Published Book: A Major Force in the Publishing World

UANews | June 7, 2012
A UA-led research team has investigated the emergent nature of non-traditional book publishing, or self-publishing. The team found that the world of publishing is so in flux that it is more difficult than ever for readers to find books they love.

Ceramics Tell the Story of an Ancient Southwest Migration

UANews | June 1, 2012
Another look at a nearly 80-year-old pottery collection at the Arizona State Museum is yielding new information about migrants who abandoned the Four Corners region eight centuries ago. Archaeologist Patrick Lyons has reassessed hundreds of vessels and other materials from the central Arizona ruins of Kinishba.

UA Press Receives 2012 Heritage Award

UANews | May 25, 2012
The UA Press has received the Historic Preservation Award, given annually by the Tucson-Pima County Historical Commission. The award acknowledges contributions to the preservation, conservation and interpretation of local history and architecture.

Preserving a Legacy: African American Women’s Arch of Honor

UANews | May 17, 2012
The African American Women's Arch of Honor pays tribute to the lives and contributions of UA and Tucson community women. Inaugural honorees include organizations and women who have served as administrators, educators, business officials and activists.

Three UA Faculty Members Named 1885 Distinguished Scholars

UANews | May 15, 2012
Three UA faculty members have been selected to receive the first-ever 1885 Distinguished Scholars Awards, created by President Eugene G. Sander to acknowledge outstanding mid-career faculty whose contributions promise to catapult their disciplines to new levels of innovation.

Brigetta Barrett: The Will to Rise

UANews | May 2, 2012
UA theatre arts major Brigetta Barrett, a three-time NCAA champion in track and field, is looking to win her fourth title and make Team USA for the 2012 Olympic Games. The high jumper, a junior at the UA, holds the top collegiate mark in the country and is tied for the second-best mark in the world.