• Congratulations to Confluence Graduate Fellowship recipient Gabriel Higuera (MAS) who is organizing an ethic studies conference for local high school students. (Image credit: Wikimedia Commons)


  • Christopher Yutzy (Anthropology) has been awarded a Confluence grant for his work on information access in urban slums. (Image credit: Wikimedia commons)


  • Congratulations to Confluence grant recipient Anabel Galindo (AIS/History), for her work on Yaqui mobility, labor and identity (image: California Historical Society Collection, ca 1910).

  • Did you know the University of Arizona was founded in the Arizona Territory, a quarter century before statehood?

  • Lydia Otero (MAS) and Elaine Romero (Theater Film, and Television) are collaborating with Borderlands Theater to perform oral stories they are collecting about Barrio Libre, Tucson. (Image: Wikimedia commons)

  • Congratulations to the Southwest Center team, lead by J.C. Mutchler and collaborating with Art professor Jackson Boelts, who have received  a Confluene faculty collaborative grant to study ranchers along the U.S. Mexico Border. (Image: Wikimedia commons)

  • Confluence has awarded a faculty collaboration grant to Thomas Bever (Linguistics), Martina Shenal (School of Art) and Keith Lehrer (Philosophy) on the behavioral and cognitive response to landscape art. (Image: Wikimedia commons)

  • SBS is proud to have 23 Regents' Professors.


  • The Guggenheim Memorial foundation has awarded Alison Deming (English) a 2015 Fellowship. Her project is on the loss of natural and cultural diversity from fishing off the coast of New Brunswick to gilded age high fashion in New York and Paris. (Image: Wikimedia commons)

  • Takeshi Inomata and Daniela Triadan (Anthropology)  were awarded residential fellowships at Dumbarton Oaks. They will be collaborating to write monographs on new insights into origins of Maya civilization gained through their excavation at Ceibal.

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