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In 2008, library staff began volunteering to bake homemade goodies to hand out to students studying for their final exams. A few years later, a staff member contacted Pet Partners of Southern Arizona after the all-volunteer group brought their adorable,...
On April 22, undergraduate students from across the state of Arizona gathered at Mesa Community College to present projects on Shakespeare. The collaboration crossed disciplinary boundaries and included scholars from English, theater, history, digital humanities, cultural studies, science and linguistics...
Associate Dean Jerry Perry has been selected as an Academic Champion by the Office of the Provost. This program invites colleges and units to nominate a faculty member who has received a significant award or recognition. University Libraries Dean Shan...
Jeff Oliver is our Data Science Specialist, fostering data and computational literacy across campus. As part of the Carpentries organization, he helps researchers and information professionals develop data skills. Jeff explains what Library Carpentry is and how it works...
Hilary Van Alsburg , Director of Development, was honored at the 31st Annual National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon on November 16 as the 2018 Outstanding Fundraising Executive. The Southern Arizona Association of Fundraising Professionals sponsors this annual...
Between tuition, textbooks, housing, groceries and other living expenses, university students experience significant financial challenges. According to a 2018 survey of students from 66 institutions , 36% said they struggled with food insecurity. Students at the University of Arizona are...
The University Libraries was honored by the Society of Human Resource Management Greater Tucson (SHRM-GT) with the Diversity & Inclusion award at their annual Celebrating Innovation in the Workplace awards event on November 1. Each year, SHRM-GT celebrates and...
University Libraries Dean Shan Sutton has been selected as the 2018 recipient of the Eugene G. Sander Faculty Fundraising Award . The Sander Faculty Fundraising Award was established by the UA Foundation Board of Trustees in 2008 to honor...
Cameron Wiles is the Content and Usability Specialist for our User Experience team. He started here as a student worker a couple years ago and has continued to work with us full-time since graduation. He filmed a student testimonial video...
#WeAreUAZLibraries is a bi-weekly series that introduces our staff on Facebook and Instagram . Meet Sarah Shreeves! What do you do? I’m the Vice Dean. Access & Information Services, Technology Strategy & Services, Special Collections, and The Office of Digital...

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