Martha Van Gelder, who has academic ties to Arizona, brings more than two decades of experience in leading companies with global brand names. Van Gelder has headed Disney's Home Video division and the Sesame Workshop.
UA researchers are part of a team that received a $10.7 million, multi-year contract to develop an educational video game to train intelligence analysts and measure their proficiency in recognizing and mitigating the cognitive biases that affect intelligence analysis.
The UA's translation and interpretation program was introduced five years ago with 35 students and has since grown into a well-established program with an undergraduate degree and more than 170 now enrolled.
S. James Anaya, a UA Regents' Professor of Law and Special Rapporteur to the United Nations, announced this month that he will give special attention to extractive industries over the course of his next term.
Students enrolled in a nonprofit management class at the UA Eller College of Management have organized a brigade of 400 of their peers to volunteer in the Tucson community on Oct. 22. The effort was organized to coincide with Make a Difference Day, a national movement founded by USA WEEKEND Magazine.
Christopher Edley, Jr., a distinguished law professor at the University of California, Berkeley, has spent decades helping to shape the national discourse on educational equity and excellence. He will give a public talk at the UA on Oct. 14.