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UA Special Collections Acquires Sen. Kyl's Congressional Papers

UANews | October 24, 2012
The UA Special Collections has acquired committee files, hearing reports and other documents related to U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl's time in office. The acquisition formally was announced at the UA Special Collections on Oct. 24.

AZPM Tops the Tucson Market With Eight Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards

UANews | October 23, 2012
Arizona Public Media won a total of eight Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards, more than any commercial station in the Tucson Market. AZPM photographer and UA student Cooper James, the first student at the UA to receive this prestigious award, won for his work as a videographer on the Arizona Illustrated feature story, “The Zoppé Circus.”

UApresents, the Construction of a Season

UANews | October 18, 2012
UApresents, the UA's professional performing arts presenter, manages an extensive annual calendar of events at the University's Centennial Hall, drawing talent from around the world for decades. This is the first feature in a series about the organization, which emphasizes community outreach and promotes educational growth.

UA Team Has Ideas to Improve Museum, Library Information Digitization

UANews | October 16, 2012
Digital library and archival collections are becoming increasingly popular given the Internet's emergence. Yet uniform standards for how to launch and manage such digital collections, especially those that are small-scale, are hard to come by. A UA School of Information Resources and Library Science team has some ideas for information professionals.

UA Students to Present 'Avenue Q'

UANews | October 4, 2012
For weeks, students in the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television went through the rigorous process of learning puppeteering in preparation for their presentation of "Avenue Q." In preparing for the Tony Award-winning production, the students had a chance to work with UA alumna Michelle Lane, a member of the second cast of "Avenue Q."

UA's Arts, Humanities Earn Global Billing

UANews | October 4, 2012
For the UA's work in the area of the arts and humanities, especially around teaching, research and international impact, the Times Higher Education World University Rankings has placed the University among the top 50 institutions in the world. Other institutions in the top 50 include Stanford University, Duke University, Cornell University, the University of Hong Kong and the University of California, Berkeley.

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