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UA Journalism Professor Trains Afghan Journalists in Dubai

UANews | July 20, 2012
UA journalism professor Maggy Zanger traveled to the Middle East to provide hands-on training to journalism professors from Afghanistan. She spent two weeks in Dubai working with Afghan journalism professors as part of a $1 million project to help strengthen journalism curricula in Afghanistan.

Generosity Carved in Stone

UANews | July 17, 2012
Through the support of anonymous donors, the Lewis and Clark Fellowships program has been established in the UA School of Anthropology. The new fellowship, at $25,000 each year for up to three years, will support three UA graduate students annually and is open to those pursuing studies in paleolithic archaeology or paleoanthropology.

Raytheon Collaborating With UA to Improve STEM Education

UANews | July 17, 2012
Some UA-educated students and graduates are involved with a new initiative Raytheon Missile Systems is supporting to improve STEM education by engaging students in virtual reality and 3D technology.

Donor Support Strengthens UA Mediterranean Archaeology Program

UANews | July 11, 2012
The UA's role in the excavation of the birthplace of Zeus just got thunder-sized. A generous donation from Nicholas and Athena Karabots allowed the UA to hire professor David Gilman Romano, one of the principal archaeologists behind the dig at Mt. Lykaion in Greece.

Arizona Immigration Issues Explored in New Book

UANews | July 10, 2012
"Arizona Firestorm: Global Immigration Realities, National Media, and Provincial Politics," co-edited by UA assistant professor of journalism Celeste González de Bustamante, provides facts and depth into Arizona’s immigration law. The book covers a range of political viewpoints, historical context and scholarly expertise.

UA Extension Program Reduces Forest Fire Risk for Homeowners

UANews | July 2, 2012
Property owners in woodland areas can get expert assistance in thinning excess tree cover on their properties, thus reducing the risk of fire damage and increasing forest health. The UA Extension in Coconino County has partnered with several agencies in the area to offer the program.