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Strengthening Indigenous Language Education in the Americas

In the Americas, an estimated 243 indigenous languages are still spoken, with 68 being spoken in Mexico alone. 

Women's History Month: The Advocates for Social Justice and Education

Women's History Month: The Accomplished Athletes

Women's History Month: Esteemed UA Researchers, Scholars

In honor of Women’s History Month, we're highlighting University of Arizona women whose achievements have had a lasting impact on the campus and beyond.

In this five-part series, we're sharing stories about several important and influential women – students and employees – whose contributions have helped shape the UA.

Women's History Month: A Tribute to Key Administrators

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Women's History Month: Honoring Women From the UA's Past

This is the first in a five-part series honoring women who have contributed to the University of Arizona – and beyond – in recognition of Women’s History Month.

In honor of Women’s History Month, we're highlighting University of Arizona women whose achievements have had a lasting impact on the campus and beyond. In a five-part series, we'll share the stories of several important and influential women – students and employees – whose contributions have helped shape the UA.

Childhood Stories That Never Lose Their Magic

Something magical happens when you ask people to recall which books they most enjoyed as a child.

We asked several University of Arizona community members that very question in celebration of the upcoming Tucson Festival of Books, happening on campus this weekend.

In response, people were often transported to their younger, smaller selves, remembering the great wonder of discovery they felt while reading through books about child warriors, dreamlike lands and triumphant leaders.

February 2014: Month in Review

February was a strong month of innovation and discovery at the UA.

Researchers have helped developed tiny power generators able to convert the motion of a beating heart into electrical energy, the College of Optical Sciences received its largest gift for scholarships, a  faculty member earned a Noble Peace Prize nomination and the University announced a major milestone: the freshman-to-sophomore retention rate for ethnic minorities enrolled full time at the UA has surpassed 80 percent for the first time.

Here are some of the top new stories for the month:

Wildcat Couples Share Their Love Stories

On a campus bustling with more than 50,000 students and employees, it's inevitable. Maybe it happens at a residence hall social, in the line at a campus restaurant or in the stands of a Wildcat sports event.

Judaic Studies Brings Rabbi to Restore Mysterious 200-Year-Old Torah Scroll

The origins of a centuries-old Torah anonymously donated to the University of Arizona may be a mystery, but the Arizona Center for Judaic Studies is taking steps to ensure the scroll survives for centuries to come.

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