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Join us in Tucson! Apply for $2,200 stipend for NEH Summer Institute 

Jan. 31, 2023

Join us for our upcoming residential summer institute with educators in your network. This institute, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, is a two-week residential professional opportunity for K-12 educators from all over the country. It will be held in person in Tucson, AZ, July 9 - July 21, 2023, and is hosted by the University of Arizona and...

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New program will boost support for K-12 students who are visually impaired

Jan. 17, 2023

A new program in the University of Arizona College of Education will focus on increasing the number of teachers serving K-12 students who are visually impaired and ensuring those students get the most comprehensive support possible.

"Teachers who work with visually impaired students address a critical need in K-12 education and ensuring Arizona's districts can meet that need is part of the university's role as a land-grant institution...

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AILDI Podcast, Episode 1

Jan. 12, 2023

In the first ever episode with the director of Native American Languages and Linguistics master's degree program, known as NAMA and assistant professor in the Department of Linguistics, Dr. Wilson de Lima Silva discusses why linguistics is so valuable for Indigenous communities. He also shares some information about the University of Arizona's M.A. program, NAMA.

The American Indian Language Development Institute (AILDI) podcast is...

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Big Read Tucson

Jan. 10, 2023

Big Read Tucson will showcase Arizona author Natalie Diaz's "Postcolonial Love Poem". 

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Desirée Cueto Interviewed On KJZZ

Dec. 14, 2022

Desirée Cueto was interviewed on KJZZ about Black mermaids. 

A Dozen Books on African Mythology: The Significance of Black Mermaids and Sirens, co-written by...

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Nitika Mehta, 2022 Centennial Award Winner

Dec. 12, 2022

Nitika Mehta is a master’s candidate in the department of Educational Psychology. She is from a small town in India and moved to the USA in 2021 to further her journey in academia. After completing an undergraduate degree in Psychology Honors from Delhi University in 2013, Nitika earned a gold medal award in 2016 for a master’s degree in Psychology. Along with her studies at the University of Arizona, she is also a Graduate Teaching Assistant...