Alexander Goetting, a history major, will spend the spring semester in Turkey, funded at $4,000. Andrew is one of over a dozen UA students have been named Gilman Scholars, earning a collective $70,000 in scholarship funds to conduct research and study abroad during the spring and summer semesters of 2010. Established in 2000 as part of the International Academic Opportunity Act, the program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of... Read more

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Four Graduate Students from the University of Arizona's History department will be giving lectures on the theme "Pilgrimage" in the Bloom Music Center at St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church, 440 N. Campbell Avenue. The lectures are on Sunday mornings, and begin at 10:15.

The dates, speakers and subjects are as follows:

July 26: Sean Clark
Umbilicus Mundi: Jerusalem as a Medieval Pilgrimage Destination.

August 2: Paul Buehler
Roma Caput Mundi:... Read more

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Nature and History at the Nation's Edge: A Field Institute in Environmental and Borderlands History is a 2009 summer institute for university and college teachers, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. Centered at the University of Arizona, the four-week long interdisciplinary institute draws upon the resources of the university and the region. It brings together college teachers with scholars and experts to explore the Southwest borderlands.

Activities include... Read more

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The Tucson chapter of the Archaeological Institute of America (composed of faculty and graduate students from the University of Arizona) would like to announce upcoming outreach programs for the Spring Semester of 2009. Community members are encouraged to attend!



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Prof. Katherine Morrissey has received a National Endowment for the Humanities
grant for "Nature and History at the Nation's Edge: A Field Institute in Environmental and Borderlands History." Designated a NEH "We the People" project, the month-long summer 2009 institute will bring 20 faculty experts together with 25 university and college faculty from around the country to the University of Arizona, for study and travel through the arid lands and historical landscapes of Arizona, New... Read more

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Dr Martha Few has received an SBSRI Fellowship: Research Professorship, Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Institute, University of Arizona, 2008-2009.


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Dr Paul Milliman received the Ambassador Kazimierz Dziewanowski Memorial Award for the best doctoral dissertation on a Polish topic accepted at an American university in 2007, jointly sponsored by the Polish Institute of Arts & Sciences of America (PIASA) and the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Washington, DC. He also received a Junior Faculty Conference Grant from UA International Affairs to present a paper at the University of Leeds in September.


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Matthew J. Furlong received the American History Association's Bernadotte E. Schmitt
Grant for Research in European, African, or Asian History; the Albert J. Beveridge Grant for Research in the History of the Western Hemisphere (also from the AHA); a grant from Program for Cultural Cooperation from the Spanish Ministry of Culture; and the fellowship for the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad. The first three awards will fund dissertation research in Spain, while the... Read more

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Amanda Lopez received the Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship and have been invited to present her work on cremation and public health in Mexico at the annual Ford Fellows Conference in Washington DC in September.


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Amelia Kiddle was awarded the Manuscript Society's Maass Research Grant for
travel to Argentina, Chile, and Brazil to research her dissertation "La
Politica del Buen Amigo": Mexican Relations with Latin America during the
Presidency of Lazaro Cardenas, 1934-1940."


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