The University of Arizona

UA Among Top 100 for World's Best Reputation

UANews | March 10, 2014
Times Higher Education has ranked the UA in a list of the top 100 higher education institutions for reputable programs and instruction. Rankings are created based on survey results from more than 10,000 scholars and scientists.

UA's Unique Children's Literature Collection Undergoes 'Extreme Makeover'

UANews | March 3, 2014
The Worlds of Words International Collection of Children’s and Adolescent Literature, the largest collection of its kind in the nation and housed in the UA College of Education, has undergone a $1.3 million renovation. One new feature is a light-filled studio where children can watch illustrators at work.

Conference Creates Convergence Path for Research in Humanities, Wellness

UANews | February 25, 2014
The College of Humanities is hosting a three-day conference that offers a unique opportunity for UA researchers from multiple disciplines to make interdisciplinary connections related to humanities, health sciences and wellness. The conference also will address traditional healing and spirituality in the 21st century.

Award-Winning Journalists to Discuss Border Conflict Reporting

UANews | February 13, 2014
From Sonora to Syria, border conflicts are often the most dangerous assignments for field reporters. Four award-winning journalists who have reported while in the line of fire will discuss their experiences during a free public discussion on the UA campus on Tuesday. Bill Schmidt, UA School of Journalism professor of practice and former deputy managing editor of The New York Times, will moderate the discussion.

Education's Opportunities and Challenges on the U.S.-Mexico Border

UANews | February 7, 2014
Addressing both the benefits and challenges to living and teaching along the U.S.-Mexico border, the UA's Transition to Teaching program is hosting a public dialogue with community members and experts on both sides of the border. The event is meant to share knowledge about the benefits of the rich and complex cultural life in the region, and inform participants in ways to engage in teaching and learning.

New UA Summer Programs Sending Wildcats Around the World

UANews | February 6, 2014
From studying lithography in Mexico to language in Turkey, a bevy of new international UA programs will be sending students all over the globe this summer to study and explore – all while earning credit towards their degree. The UA Global Initiatives office coordinates programs in more than 50 countries and encourages all students to take advantage of the chance to get hands-on experience while learning about a new culture.