In August, the University of Arizona welcomed five Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistants from all over the world. The Fulbright FLTA program allows educators from different countries to come to the U.S. and participate in teaching assistantships at universities around the country. This allows them to teach Americans about their culture and language while having the chance to learn about U.S. culture. The UA FLTAs will be here for the 2019-2020 school year.
The Global Wildcat family is saddened to share that Aiman Sabbagh, a graduate of the University of Arizona School of Architecture, died on October 11 while trying to protect his home from the approaching Saddleridge Fire as it raged through his Porter Ranch community in Southern California.
Don't miss this opportunity to meet and network with fellow Global Wildcats! We have two upcoming receptions, in Paris and in London.
In August, the University of Arizona was one of seven universities nationwide to host summer orientation programming for incoming FLTAs, to facilitate their transition into the U.S. Joining the program for the first time, the UA organized a five-day orientation that acquainted 58 FLTAs who hail from 32 different countries, representing 25 languages, with the academic and social cultures of U.S. institutions. During their five days in Tucson, grantees attended workshops and sessions covering topics such as diversity, building professional community, teaching methodologies, academic evaluation, instructional technology, equity and inclusion, curriculum development, and student engagement. READ MORE
The University of Arizona is among 42 colleges and universities in the United States on the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings of the top 100 higher education institutions in the world.
One UA Study Abroad alum strongly believes in the professional power of studying abroad.
UA Passports is offering special hours this Saturday, July 27 and it's easier than ever with our new kiosk that allows applicants to leave the office while keeping their place in line.
Seventy-seven dual-degree students celebrated commencement in late June at Ocean University of China, the first four-year micro-campus cohort to graduate from the University of Arizona and a partner university.