The University of Arizona

Growing Up Roosevelt

UANews | September 8, 2014
To a nation, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was one of the most influential leaders in American history. To Nina Gibson of the Tucson area, he was Grandpa. The Roosevelt family legacy is the subject of a new Ken Burns documentary that will air on Sept. 14 on PBS 6 and run through Sept. 20.

Poetry in Transit

UANews | August 26, 2014
Riders of the the new Sun Link streetcar will be treated to classic and modern poems at several stops along the route as part of a UA Poetry Center public art project.

UA Choral Groups Score Ovations and Opportunities After European Performances

UANews | June 10, 2014
Members of the Arizona Choir and the UA Symphonic Choir have returned to Tucson after performing on two of the world's most well-known stages. For many of the students, it was a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

The Art and Business of Writing With Author J.A. Jance

UANews | May 6, 2014
Members of the campus and Tucson communities will be able to work directly with New York Times best-selling author J.A. Jance through a special course being held at the UA in May. During the course, Jance will cover the creative and business dimensions of writing.

New UApresents Season to Feature Jay Leno, Alec Baldwin, Alvin Ailey

UANews | April 29, 2014
UApresents has a full 2014-2015 lineup with acts including Jay Leno, Alec Baldwin, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Audra McDonald and former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.

UA Humanities Professors Take Digital Approach to Teaching the Past

UANews | April 2, 2014
What do technologies like geo-tagging, informatics and augmented realities have to do with humanities? Everything, according to faculty members at the UA College of Humanities.