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UA names Andrew Schulz as new VP for the Arts

The University of Arizona now has a vice president of the arts, a position that President Robert C. Robbins says will increase the university’s cultural profile. As the new arts VP, Andrew Schulz, dean of the College of Fine Arts, will oversee the School of Art, the Fred Fox School of Music, the School of Dance, the School of Theatre, Film, and Television, UA Presents, the Hanson Film Institute and the CFA in schools.  Read more

BICAS WTF: fixing bikes and fixing stereotypes

 BICAS, which stands for bicycle inter community art and salvage, hosts a Women Trans Femme (WTF) workshop every Monday night from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. The workshop is open to anyone who identifies as female, transgender, femme, genderqueer, trans-masculine or trans-feminine.  Read more

Q&A: Professor discusses the impact of xenophobia on international student enrollment

Jeffrey Kucik is an assistant professor in the School of Government & Public Policy at the University of Arizona. He recently co-authored an article published by RealClearPolicy regarding President Donald Trump’s xenophobia in relation to public higher education. The Daily Wildcat spoke with Kucik about his belief that Trump’s foreign policy and rhetoric could be deterring international students from enrolling in American public higher education institutions.   Read more

UA Health Sciences holds first LGBTQ symposium and community fair

University of Arizona students and staff joined members of the LGBTQ healthcare community at the first LGBTQ+ Symposium & Community Fair hosted by the UA Health Sciences' LGBTQ+ Interest Group on Feb. 5. UA professors, doctors and members of LGBTQ support organizations presented at the symposium on a variety of LGBTQ health topics. LGBTQ health groups set up booths for the community fair providing information on the services and support they provide. Read more

UA Black Student Union holds silent protest in honor of Trayvon Martin’s birthday

The University of Arizona’s Black Student Union held a protest in front of the Administration Building in order to protest injustice and violence against African Americans.  The majority of the protest was silent as protesters stood with signs that said phrases such as, “hands up means don’t shoot,” “blackness is a beauty not a bounty” and “dark skin is not a crime.” Read more