UA professor to testify as expert witness in Guatemalan trial

Elizabeth Oglesby, an associate professor of geography and Latin American studies, will testify as an expert witness in the trial of Efrain Rios Montt, who took office in Guatemala through a coup d’etat and reigned from March 1982 to August 1983. He is now being tried for genocide and human rights violations. Read more

UA dean to retire, tackle sex trafficking issue in India

Ray Umashankar isn’t in the habit of taking “no” for an answer. After having a total hip replacement surgery nearly 10 years ago, he was told that in the best-case scenario, he’d walk with a cane for the rest of his life. A little more than a year after the surgery, Umashankar and his wife hiked the Grand Canyon. Read more