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Travel the world at UA's 2017 Peace Corps Fair

The Peace Corps is bringing the world to the Student Union Memorial Center North Ballroom this Tuesday, Feb. 28 from 2 to 6 p.m. for the 2017 Peace Corps Fair. According to their mission statement, the Peace Corps endeavor to accomplish three goals in order to promote world peace and friendship and with this fair, they are working towards the third: “to help promote a better understanding of other peoples on the part of Americans.” Read more

UA COVID-19 Test Tracker

Daily (9/21)
993 29 2.9%
Total (8/2)
23,557 463 2.0%
Includes tests since August 2, 2021
Data from https://covid19.arizona.edu/updates
Updated September 21, 2021

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