The UA Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry has funded six new projects at the UA. Among them, UA researchers are investigating hip hop in the U.S. and France, initiating a database of films by and about American Indian populations and studying an emergent class of citizens.
UA graduate students in the College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture are working on a proposal to bring water to the Santa Cruz and other areas in downtown Tucson and to revitalize the area and inspire city planners with new ideas.
Seven student teams from the College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture are in a juried competition to design communities of the future. The winners will be announced during an event on May 23.
They come from San Tan Valley, Athem, Ariz. and many cities in between. With the start of the UA's summer pre-session, the first crop of University students began classes at a new site, the Chandler Community Center.
The African American Women's Arch of Honor pays tribute to the lives and contributions of UA and Tucson community women. Inaugural honorees include organizations and women who have served as administrators, educators, business officials and activists.
A leadership program sponsored by UA Cooperative Extension has created a network of public officials throughout rural Arizona. Project CENTRL, a two-year program, began in the early 1980s. Since then, more than 500 people have graduated from the program.