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Joela Jacobs, Assistant Professor of German Studies, stands with Gene Bank by Alan Sonfist
An estimated 250 million roses are given each Valentine’s Day. But in a cultural context, that classic symbol of love reveals even more about the relationship between people and plants. Humanity is dependent on plants for survival, but scholars have recently begun turning their attention to the myriad ways in which plants also impact human cultures.
7 months ago
Professors in the UA College of Humanities shared music and topics related to Black History Month with KXCI Community Radio during the month of February. 
7 months ago
Congratulations to the Spring 2019 COH Graduate Student Research Grant awardees!    Spring 2019 COH Graduate Students Research Grant Awardees Marina Cárcamo García Spanish and Portuguese Project: Portuguese Language Acquisition in the Venezuelan...
7 months ago
Congratulations to the 2018-19 COH Teaching and Outreach Grant awardees!    2018-19 COH Teaching and Outreach Grant Awardees Carine Bourget French and Italian Project: French Language and Cultural Skills Development for Students in Health...
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The University of Arizona Poetry Center is among the beneficiaries of a $1 million grant to the Academy of American Poets from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, one of the largest investments in poetry ever made by the leading cultural institution.
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A sold-out Humanities Seminars Program lecture by OSIRIS-REx principal investigator Dante Lauretta is more than just a chance to learn the latest about the asteroid sample return mission. The event doubles as a fundraiser for students, now and in...
7 months ago
The University of Arizona ranks among the top 10 universities in the nation for producing graduates with foreign language degrees.
8 months ago
College of Humanities double major Rob Lisak is featured as the UA Honors College student of the week.  Lisak majors in Religious Studies and East Asian Studies and talked with the Honors College about his experiences studying abroad in Hangzhou.  
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A $50,000 commitment from Dr. Ross Schwartzberg will establish a new scholarship for UA students majoring in Religious Studies for Health Professionals, as well as an annual lecture series focusing on health and religion. Dr. Schwartzberg, who...
Joela Jacobs, Assistant Professor of German Studies, stands with Gene Bank by Alan Sonfist
8 months ago
An estimated 250 million roses are given each Valentine’s Day. But in a cultural context, that classic symbol of love reveals even more about the relationship between people and plants. Humanity is dependent on plants for survival, but scholars have...
8 months ago
Daisy Vargas, a UA Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, has been selected as one of 10 participants in the prestigious 2019 Young Scholars in American Religion Program.  Vargas, who joined the University of Arizona College of Humanities faculty...
8 months ago
The National Center for Interpretation and the Graduate College are pleased to announce the competition for the 2019-20 NCI Graduate Fellowships. Awards: Two cash awards, each consisting of $6,250, and three .50 Graduate Tuition Scholarships for a...
8 months ago
As the country’s national museum embarks on an effort to showcase the history and impact of video games in American society, two UA experts are advising the Smithsonian’s curators on the exhibit. Ken McAllister and Judd Ruggill, co-directors of the...
9 months ago
Three College of Humanities professors are assuming leadership roles in the Modern Language Association and Association of Departments of Foreign Languages. German Studies Department Head Barbara Kosta was elected to the executive committee of the...
9 months ago
UA professor argues in a new book that the complicated legacy of independence movements impacts issues of human rights and democracy to this day. 
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Denis M. Provencher, Head of the Department of French and Italian, is featured in the latest New Books in French Studies podcast. The interview centers on Provencher’s 2017 book Queer Maghrebi French: Language, Temporalities, Transfiliations, which...