Joaquin Ruiz, Dean of the UA College of Science and Vice President for Innovation, presents a new vision of Southern Arizona as a destination for international tourism by preserving and celebrating our region’s unique culture heritage, history, geology and biodiversity.

Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry & Institute for the Environment are teaming up for “Playground Games!" Five groups of UA faculty will speed-network + plan a project + pitch it and get funded before the night is over! Think speed dating meets Shark Tank. 
A panel of three judges evaluate the project pitches and the audience helps to make the final decision on what two teams are funded. Audience participate space is limited, so RSVP here today!

Veteran vaudevillian and Regents’ Professor Dr. David Soren (Classics) joins the inimitable pianist-singer Professor Emeritus Jeff Haskell to examine a time in American song when the classical and popular turned their backs on each other. Join us for some musical snapshots of one of the most engaging periods in all of music.