The University of Arizona

New Poetry Center Executive Director Named

UANews | May 17, 2013
Tyler Meier has been named the new executive director of the UA Poetry Center. Meier, currently the managing editor of The Kenyon Review in Ohio, will join the UA in August. A widely published poet, Meier's poetry and nonfiction have appeared in numerous national and international publications.

UApresents 2013-14 Season Announced

UANews | May 2, 2013
UApresents has released its 2013-14 season lineup, and Broadway in Tucson has announced that it will move its season performances to Centennial Hall. Between the two professional organizations, audiences will enjoy presentations by the likes of Cesar Millan, Renee Fleming, the Boston Pops, Bobby McFerrin, Jungle Jack Hanna and the cast of the two-time Tony Award-winning "American Idiot."

UA Students Study Ancient Greek Pottery Techniques

UANews | May 1, 2013
UA students are using a replica of an ancient Greek hand-operated potter's wheel to study how Greek pots were created many years ago. The interdisciplinary project, directed by Eleni Hasaki, UA associate professor of anthropology and classics, explores both the art and science behind ancient Greek pottery making.

UA Researchers Solve Mystery of Lincoln's Funeral Train

UANews | April 25, 2013
With the 2015 sesquicentennial of Abraham Lincoln's death approaching, interest in it is rising, and with new scientific tools, UA researchers have turned their attention to one of the last remaining mysteries about what reportedly was the largest traditional funeral in American history - they have determined the precise color of the president's funeral railcar.

Young Artist Devotes 12 Years to UA Program

UANews | April 24, 2013
Brody Loeffler has invested 12 years in the Wildcat School of Art, an art education program at the UA that will host its Wildcat Art Exhibition this week. Intent on spending a 13th year in the program, 17-year-old Loeffler is on track to become the student who has invested the most time in the UA School of Art program.

A Contemporary School for the Transforming Arts

UANews | April 24, 2013
Engaged in applied, interdisciplinary work, UA School of Art students, faculty and staff are deeply embedded in communities beyond the University's boundaries. Collaborative outreach is an important endeavor at the School of Art. This is the fifth feature in a six-part series exploring the history of the UA School of Art and the UA Museum of Art, and their positive impacts on society.

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