The University of Arizona

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.

From Tucson to Tokyo, UAMA's Reach

UANews | April 23, 2013
The UA Museum of Art's collection includes works by world-famous artists. The UAMA's holdings are so in demand that museums around the world borrow its artwork, including museums in Tokyo, Spain, France, San Francisco and Los Angeles. In fiscal year 2011 alone, the UAMA saw a 74 percent increase in the number of museum tours along with a 53 percent increase in the number of people in attendance. This is the third feature in a series about the UAMA and the UA School of Art.

An Expanding Vision for Arts Education, Outreach

UANews | April 19, 2013
About 90 years ago, the UA organized its first arts exhibition. Since then, the University's arts core has continued to evolve and grow. Today marks the start of a six-part series exploring the history of the UA School of Art and UA Museum of Art - and the continued importance and public impact of both.

150 Years of Mexican, Mexican American History Now Online

UANews | April 1, 2013
A UA student project led to the creation of a new digital collection at the UA Libraries, the Historic Mexican and Mexican American Press Collection. The collection makes accessible more than 150 years of news coverage documenting the voice of the Mexican and Mexican American community.

UA Researchers Author First-of-its-Kind Native American Women's Health Book

UANews | March 22, 2013
Despite decades of research on the many health challenges facing Native Americans, no book has taken a comprehensive look at the health of Native American women – until now. UA researchers Jennie R. Joe and Francine C. Gachupin are editors of "Health and Social Issues of Native American Women," recently released by Praeger Publishers.

Dance Marathon to Raise Funds in Support of Child Patients

UANews | March 20, 2013
Students in the UA School of Dance are collaborating with Beads of Courage on a dance marathon to support children being treated for serious medical conditions. The 10-hour dance event on April 6 will benefit young patients at The University of Arizona Medical Center-Diamond Children's.

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