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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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Gatos Por Vida! Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 15 - Oct. 15

Sept. 15, 2023

At the University of Arizona, we recognize and celebrate our distinct cultures and communities year-round. During Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 - October 15, we will be celebrating and highlighting the research, the work and programs of faculty, staff and students who are working to make a positive impact or continuing to influence the culture of the University of Arizona College of Education, the University, the Tucson community, and...

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Dr. Meg Cota selected to serve on the U.S. Department of Education as a member of the Regional Advisory Committee (RAC)

Sept. 13, 2023

Please join the University of Arizona College of Education in congratulating Assistant Professor of Practice, Educational Policy Studies and Practice, Dr. Meg Cota for being selected to serve on the U.S. Department of Education as a member of the Regional Advisory Committee (RAC): West.

The objective of the RAC is to provide advice and...

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With new fellowship, UArizona researchers will study how to create inclusive STEM learning environments

Sept. 10, 2023

"Culturally responsive practices are not about the STEM discipline in and of itself; it's about how the discipline relates to our real experienced lives, our communities and the things we need in our communities," said program principal investigator Heather Haeger, research director for the University of Arizona STEM Learning Center and an assistant professor of education policy...

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Scientists from the University of Arizona are exploring cutting-edge sound research through a $30 million center

Sept. 8, 2023

On Thursday, The University of Arizona was granted $30 million over five years to establish a new NSF Science and Technology Center. The New Frontiers of Sound Science and Technology Center, which comes with an additional $30 million funding option over the following five years, will bring together researchers working in topological acoustics.

With topological acoustics, researchers exploit the properties of sound in ways that could...

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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...

HSI Hub LISTO Awarded by NSF

Sept. 5, 2023

The University of Arizona's initiatives aimed at serving the Hispanic community received an impressive sum of almost $3 million from the National Science Foundation and an additional $1 million from the Helios Education Foundation. This funding will be utilized to bolster the presence of the AZ HSI Consortium and to kickstart Project LISTO.

Read the full article featured in UANews.

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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...