The University of Arizona

UA Alumnus Named Arizona's First Poet Laureate

UANews | August 19, 2013
UA alumnus and celebrated poet Alberto Álvaro Ríos has been named Arizona's inaugural poet laureate. Appointed for two years by Gov. Jan Brewer, Ríos will serve as a champion of poetry while emphasizing throughout the state the relevance and importance poetry has in our everyday lives.

UA is a National Leader in Choral Conducting

UANews | August 16, 2013
The UA maintains one of the largest and most prestigious choral studies programs in the United States for graduate students. Students and faculty are consistently invited to perform nationally and internationally with students earning highly competitive awards and strong job placement after their time at the UA.

UA Faculty Member's Film Earns National Attention

UANews | August 15, 2013
UA film faculty member Lisanne Skyler directed a documentary in the aftermath of the Los Angeles riots that gained national attention. This week, “No Loans Today,” will be accessible around the globe for the first time. It is one of 15 films chosen by the Sundance Institute for digital commercial release.

UA Professor to Photograph World's Last Wild Apple Forests

UANews | July 19, 2013
Renowned landscape photographer and UA art professor Frank Gohlke will photograph the world's last wild apple forests in Kazakhstan, a once-in-a-lifetime project made possible by a Fulbright Scholar grant. Gohlke's fascination with apples began more than 25 years ago, thanks to one of his photography mentors, who was an apple enthusiast.

Arizona State Museum Launches Databases to Share Southwest Textiles With World

UANews | July 15, 2013
The Arizona State Museum has launched two new, searchable, illustrated databases designed to share the artistry and study of Southwestern textiles with the world. The databases include nearly every Southwest textile in the museum's collection – about 600 – as well as more than 1,300 specimens from other public collections.

UA Classical Guitar Program Among World’s Best

UANews | June 4, 2013
The UA's classical guitar program is believed by many to be the top program of its kind in the country - and among the best in the world. Many students have found music, a home and a future in the UA's Bolton Guitar Program headed by professor R. Thomas Patterson.

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