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UA Special Collections Names New Director

UANews | March 29, 2012
India Spartz, senior archivist at the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University, has been named the new director for the UA's Special Collections. Spartz will begin her post in April.

Another World, Magnified

UANews | March 13, 2012
UA undergraduate researcher Ersilia Anghel has been collecting and analyzing artistic photographs of minerals, plants, animals and humans, illustrating the intersections between the arts and sciences. A scientific photography exhibit she curated runs through May 27. 

Gala to Launch Up with People Archive Project

UANews | March 8, 2012
People are visiting the UA from throughout the world to attend "Arizona is Up with People," a March 16 gala event to launch the Up with People Archive Project. The project will be housed at the UA Libraries.

UA Names Classical Guitar Program in Honor of $3.1M Donor

UANews | March 2, 2012
The UA's classical guitar program has been renamed the Sanford and Phyllis Bolton Guitar Studies Program in honor of its benefactor and guitar enthusiast, the late Sanford "Sandy" Bolton. He gave endowed gifts totaling $3.1 million.

Film Festival Features Work of Women Filmmakers

UANews | March 1, 2012
A UA council is hosting LUNAFEST, a traveling film festival with short films – some humorous, others dramatic – made by women filmmakers. Nine films will be screened during the festival on March 6.

34th AzJazz Week Starts This Weekend

UANews | March 1, 2012
The annual UA School of Music jazz festival this year features vocalist Sue Raney. Performances are daily and held in Crowder Hall inside the UA Music Building. Ticket prices range from free to $15. The event runs March 4-9.