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Tucson, an Urban Classroom for German Students

University students visit the city to learn about global conditions

Cuba as a Classroom

Annual summer trips educate University of Arizona students about the culture, politics and daily life of an isolated island nation.

NAU Among Friendliest Universities for LGBT Students

Annual report puts university in top 50 thanks to programs, services it provides inclusive of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender community.

Archaeology, Adventures and Agaves

Tucson archaeologists are beginning new chapters after decades at the University of Arizona, reveal ancient culture's uses for tough native plant.

Friends of Stars, Skies in S. AZ

Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association is celebrating 60 years in the community; they are connected to all things astronomy.

Cuban Cinema Gains Audiences in Arizona and Elsewhere

Filmmakers are working on new projects that are being shown outside the island.

The Militant Baker's Body Love Revolution

Blogger and advocate Jes Baker asks 'What do you love about your body?'

The C.S.I. Effect

Alexis Gray, one of the nation's top forensic anthropologists, discusses how popular TV shows have changed the public's expectations about forensic science.

One, Dos, Drei: Tucson Girl Growing Up Trilingual

Thanks to parents who come from Germany, Mexico and school where 7-year-old learns English.

Scientists: Darkness Harder to Find Due to Overpopulation

Use of artificial lights is increasing around the world; experts say tens of millions of people have never experiences truly dark skies.

UA's Women Wheelchair Basketball Players Heading to 2016 Paralympics

Three team members have committed to travel to Rio de Janeiro for the games "Gold medal...that's what we want."

Tucson Students Traveling to China for Competition

The two are preparing to be tested on their knowledge of the Chinese language, culture this Oct.

Arizona 100: A Celebration Through the Lens of Time

Find out about a cross-college collaboration between U of A arts and sciences that honors a century of Arizona statehood.

University of Arizona President Robert Shelton Resigns

The UA community ponders a future with new leadership.

Teachers' Voices: Teacher Appreciation Day 2011

Listen to Arizona educators - and students - talk about what they appreciate the most about the educational experience.

Tucson's 235th Birthday

A number of events are being held this month, as part of the anniversary of the founding of Tucson, on August 20, 1775, when Hugo O'Connor established the new presidio.

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