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Renovations to begin at Camp Cooper!

Feb. 5, 2024

Exciting changes are in store for our friends over at Cooper Center for Environmental Learning (Camp Cooper)! We can’t wait...

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The Camp Cooper makeover has begun!

Jan. 30, 2024

We are extremely excited to announce that we are finally getting started on our restroom facility reconstruction in 2024!

This is phase one of Camp Cooper’s Master Plan and will include 2,030 square feet of bathroom facility space along with the addition of five toilets, one urinal and seven showers. Along with this, the construction will include sustainable features such as new solar panels, composting toilets, greywater systems for...

The Colorful World Beyond the Seven Hills exhibit

Exhibit: The Colorful World Beyond the Seven Hills.

Jan. 23, 2024

The Worlds of Words Center is the first location in the U.S. to receive “The Colorful World Beyond the Seven Hills.” To enhance the visitor experience, the center supplements the exhibit with versions of Grimm’s folktales from various global cultures and hands-on activities. It will be displayed in Worlds of Words through May 10, 2024.


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College of Education Borderlands Education Center Updates

Nov. 22, 2023

We are excited to share the impactful work of our Mexican American Student Services at TUSD and UArizona Early Academic Outreach through the College Academy for Parents (CAP) . CAP is a FREE, 12-week college...

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Worlds of Words launches first-ever crowdfunding campaign

Sept. 20, 2023

On October 1, the Worlds of Words of Global Literacies and Literatures housed on the fourth floor of the University of Arizona College of Education...

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A poetic journey unfolds along Mountain Avenue

Sept. 7, 2023

"Using the language, first of all just in Tucson, I think is important because this is traditional O'odham homeland," Ofelia Zepeda said. "So, just having the language visible for the public I think is a good thing, always."

The University of Arizona, Regents Professor of Linguistics and Director of the university's American Indian Language Development Institute and Tohono O'odham poet, Ofelia Zepeda was featured for her work as a...

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Cooper Center for Environmental Learning (Camp Cooper) annual crowdfunding campaign has officially begun!

Sept. 5, 2023

Cooper Center for Environmental Learning (Camp Cooper) annual crowdfunding campaign has officially begun! You can donate to the Cooper Center through our crowdfunding efforts from Sept. 1-30. Your gift provides direct support for Cooper Center's passionate team of educators. Camp Cooper educators. Camp Cooper educators help children become our community's next...

Rylan Pugliese (UArizona East Asian Studies graduate student) confers with Aika Adamson (WOW Staff)

Exhibit - Arizona Is a Story

Aug. 30, 2023

The rich and diverse stories of Arizona are on display in an original new exhibit of art, maps and books that showcase the history and perspectives of the state, highlighting this beautiful and complex place. For a limited time, the public can visit “Arizona Is a Story” at the Worlds of Words Center of Global Literacies and Literatures (WOW Center) in the UArizona College of Education.

The WOW Center hosts “Arizona Is a Story” through...

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Congratulations Dominique Washington!

Aug. 15, 2023

Dominique Washington, Leadership and Learning Innovation B.S. Class of 2019, is a Regional Director on the Campus Partnerships team for WorldStrides, in the Higher Education division. Dominique’s primary responsibilities include maintaining and developing relationships to promote study abroad programs to universities in Texas, Arkansas, New Mexico and Louisiana.