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More Arizona Spotlight Stories from Jun 2016

Learning to Uncover

A Latina becomes proud of her body just the way that it is.

Jun 17, 2016

A Passion for People, A Love of Words

Retired teacher shares her knowledge with students about the power of words.

Jun 10, 2016

Shakespeare's Works Influenced by Science

The Bard's work references natural world

Mar 14, 2016

Diana Gabaldon's "Outlandish" Success

Best-selling author speaks about her novels and the process of adapting them for television.

Mar 10, 2016

Crossing the Line Tells of Love, Culture Across Borders

Author Linda Valdez discusses memoir about her marriage, life

Mar 10, 2016

"The Soul of an Octopus"

A conversation with naturalist and author Sy Montgomery about her ongoing quest to better understand the consciousness and emotions of animals.

Mar 3, 2016

UA Hosts William Shakespeare's First Folio

Scholar says that without this almost 400 year old book, only half of Shakespeare's plays would be known today.

Feb 12, 2016

Arizona Spotlight for January 29, 2016

Listen to the first Arizona Spotlight to be recorded in front of a live audinece, on Jan. 24, 2016 at the historic El Casino Ballroom in Tucson.

Jan 28, 2016

Sound Fiction: "The Hours Count" by Jillian Cantor

Using the true story of the Rosenberg espionage trial as a backdrop, Tucson author Jillian Cantor explores life for a young Jewish fanily in the 1950s.

Oct 23, 2015

"Occupying Our Space"

University of Arizona scholar Cristina Ramirez explores the legacy of Mexico's female journalists in a new book.

Aug 27, 2015

The Haunting of the Mexican Border

Artist, filmmaker and author Kathryn Ferguson discusses her book about the changing social and political landscape of the U.S. - Mexico Border.

Aug 7, 2015

Janni Lee Simner

Tucson author creates fantasy worlds from imagination, research, and a knack for creating sense of place.

Jul 10, 2015

How One Woman Learned to Redefine Food

Megan Kimble on her new book 'Unprocessed: My city-dwelling year of reclaiming real food'.

Jun 26, 2015

Finding Abbey

Sean Prentiss' book explores the complicated legacy of Edward Abbey, and follows his footsteps through the Sonoran Desert region.

Jun 4, 2015

MacArthur Fellow Gary Paul Nabhan

Scientist, food activist and writer raises awareness and enthusiam about plants, food, and a healthy environment.

Apr 23, 2015

MacArthur Fellow Brackette F. Williams

Ethnic studies connects UA anthropology professor with 'genius grant'

Mar 27, 2015

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