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Photo Essay: From Natural Life to Manufactured Reality, An Exploration

In a series of recent exhibitions at the University of Arizona, artists have challenged political correctness and concepts associated with normative behaviors while also reflecting on human interactions with nature and built spaces. 

Preparing to Perform in the 'Mecca' of Music

In this blog post, Jason Dungee, a UA doctoral student in the School of Music, writes about his connection with music and preparation to sing with other UA performers in Europe next month. A group of about 80 UA students and employees received an invitation from the organizers of the Varna International Music Festival, and will perform at the festival on May 6 and May 9. While abroad, the group will perform Antonín Dvořák's "Stabat Mater" in Vienna and Prague on some of the world's oldest and most prestigious stages. It is a rare invitation for a university to receive.

Photo Essay: From Practice to Professionalism, an Opera Becomes a Training Site

Beginning this week, the UA Opera Theater will present "The Magic Flute" or "Die Zauberflöte," an opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart offered in two acts.

Make the Most of Your Undergraduate Years

This time of year, if you were to ask a random sample of UA seniors what they plan to do after graduation, you would hear a lot of different responses: getting a job, going to graduate school, joining the Peace Corps and so on.

And if you asked a few more questions, you would likely hear interesting stories about how many times those graduates changed their major before deciding on the one, two or three degrees they ultimately earned, along with how they spent their summers and who was influential in their decision-making.

UA Student to Compete on 'Wheel of Fortune'

University of Arizona senior Steven Palmer landed a spot as a contestant on the game show "Wheel of Fortune" during its College Week. The episode will air on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. on ABC.

FX Networks’ 'Justified' Writer and Renowned Entertainment Attorney to Visit UA

Students will have a chance to meet and learn from entertainment lawyer Bruce Gellman and UA alumnus Dave Andron, co-executive producer and writer for the FX series "Justified."

Applying International Affairs Skills to Everyday Life

The Arizona Model United Nations just held its 52nd annual High School Conference, teaching nearly 200 high school students from the U.S. and Mexico about the importance of collaborating in addressing global challenges. During the event, students were split into groups based on U.N. committees and were asked to solve problems including international cooperation and action in outer space, empowering rural women, and deciding the guidelines surrounding human cloning in the medical field. We invited one organizer and two attendees to share their experiences with the club.

Twisting Fate for a Once-in-a-Lifetime International Performance

In this blog post, Stephanie Brink, who graduated from the UA in December 2013, shares her love of opera, and speaks about the definitive moment that led to her cha

Grad Represents Wildcat Nation in Enterprise Ad

A UA alum is featured in a new commercial about the high number of college graduates employed by Enterprise Rent-A-Car.

Thomas Welch, a 2010 graduate, works as one of the company's California branch managers.

Women's History Month: UA PhD Candidate Reflects on Influential Women

In honor of Women's History Month, UANews asked Jessica Edwards, a doctoral candidate in physical chemistry and astronomy, about women in her field. Edwards recalls an influential teacher, two members of the Harvard Computers group, and what she's learned from her faculty adviser.