The recent drought that began in 1998 in the eastern Mediterranean’s Levant region is likely the worst drought of the past nine centuries, according to new research from a team that includes three University of Arizona scientists. The Levant comprises Cyprus, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine and Syria.
As home to one of the largest Paul D. Coverdell Fellows programs in the country, the UA benefits from Peace Corps volunteers bringing back valuable experiences in more than 50 countries.
The University of Arizona (UA) is one of the Top Producers of Fulbright U.S. Scholars for 2015-2016. UA faculty members have traveled to various countries around the world to teach or conduct research on specific areas of expertise through the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program including Suzanne Dovi, Stephen Kobourov and Craig Palmer.
Since the first Arizona Chinese New Year Festival, held at the UA in 2010, Larry Lang, program manager at theConfucius Institute at the UA, has served as the artistic director for the event.
Dr. Salman Abdulrahman Al Sudairy, who was recently in Tucson as part of the UA-GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) reunion, is an entrepreneur in Saudi Arabia with many different business interests.
DP World, a Dubai-based company led by UA alumnus Mohammed Sharaf, has entered into an agreement with Eller Executive Education for a leadership program.
Hitomi Murai, a staff member of MEXT in Japan, is currently being hosted at the University of Arizona (UA) Office of Global Initiatives as part of her Long-term Educational Administrator Program (LEAP) experience. Previously, she worked for Elementary and Secondary Education and is interested in Special Education, especially Dyslexia.
The University of Arizona was selected as one of 12 universities by the International Academic Partnerships Program (IAPP) in Cuba to establish mutually beneficial academic and research programs of interest to Cuba.
Ohrid, Macedonia and Tucson, Arizona (December 15, 2015) – A five-year Memorandum of Agreement was signed last month between the University of Arizona in Tucson and the University of Information and Science Technology, St. Paul the Apostle, in Ohrid, Macedonia, outlining a series of steps both institutions will undertake to increase their collaboration in research and education.
An innovative partnership with Ocean University of China is hailed as a response to the globalization of legal practice.