Before the Applause
Before the curtain rises and the lights come on, UA students work behind the scenes to create an entire world for Arizona Repertory Theatre actors. Students in the Design and Technology division of the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television help bring the director's vision to life through lighting, sound, costumes and sets. The company's current production, "Boeing Boeing," runs through Sunday. Photo: Ed Flores.
UA-Led Arizona 4-H Celebrates 100 Years
Since its origin in the early 1900s, 4-H has offered important lessons in leadership, responsibility and service through hands-on activities to help young people reach their greatest potential. As Arizona's land-grant institution, the UA is charged with the stewardship of 4-H in Arizona, and will celebrate the Arizona 4-H Centennial this weekend.
UA Rodeo Club Rides Toward 75 Years
In 1939, the UA hosted the nation's first intercollegiate rodeo. Today, the Rodeo Club is gearing up for the UA rodeo's 75th anniversary in March. One of 600 members of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association, the UA competes in the Grand Canyon Region, against other schools from Arizona and New Mexico. Image: Will Seberger.
UA Cooperative Extension Inspires San Carlos Teens to Grow Heirloom Apache Crops
San Carlos teens are learning to plant traditional Apache gardens through a $5000 grant-funded project of the UA's Gila County Cooperative Extension. "Gardening is important to the community,” says 14-year old Noah Titla. “It's our culture and without our traditional food, we have nothing." Image: Bryce Barnes, SCAJRDC.
Higher Education Leaders from Mexico Visit UA to Explore Partnerships
Leaders from 29 universities in Mexico recently visited the UA to explore potential partnership opportunities. UA Global Initiatives hosted the delegation in an effort to get members of both the UA and Mexican higher education communities thinking about mutually beneficial collaborations.