Headshot of Professor Ana Carvalho
Nov. 27, 2023
Professor Ana Carvalho has been awarded the Excellence in Graduate Teaching Mentoring Award by the Graduate College. This is an important award that recognizes her dedication to graduate teaching and mentoring. 
Headshot of Professor Simonet standing in front of a tree
Nov. 27, 2023
Finally, please join me in congratulating Professor Miquel Simonet; he has been awarded the Chatfield Outstanding Tenured Researcher Award!
Jessie Bustamente
Oct. 24, 2023
We are pleased to share that our alumna Jessie Bustamente is the COH nominee for the Arizona Alumni Association’s Young Professional Achievement Award. She graduated from the University of Arizona in 2006 with a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and a…
Professor Santa Arias standing outside in front of a tree
Sept. 8, 2023
Santa Arias, Professor and Head of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, is one of 20 faculty and staff members chosen for the 2023-24 Academic Leadership Institute.   In its 14th year, the nine-month program is designed to strengthen current…
Woman wearing a copper color blouse smiling with a tan background
May 9, 2023
 Prof. Ana Cornide will be the Project Director of the federally sponsored Project “ADELANTE: Advancing Culturally Responsive Place-Based Educational Opportunities for Latinx Students in the Borderlands”  (2023-2028). With this Title V grant ($3,000…
April 21, 2023
Prof. Ana Carvalho is the co-project director of Bilingual Voices in the U.S.—Mexico Borderlands: Preserving, Expanding & Elaborating Sociolinguistic Collections which was just awarded a NEH Grant: Humanities Collections and Reference Resources…
Lillian Gorman and Romy Ceron Canche Award
April 20, 2023
Two Office of the Provost Mentoring Awards went to the Department of Spanish and Portuguese this year! Congratulations to Prof. Lillian Gorman and Doctoral Student Romy Cerón Canché.
T&I event
April 13, 2023
Students in the Translation and Interpretation (T&I) Program provided interpretation services for the UA Arizona Model United Nations (AZMUN). A team of 13 T&I students participated in AZMUN’s 20th bilingual, binational, and bicultural…
2023 High School Campus Visit
April 12, 2023
On March 31st, 60 students and their teachers from Pueblo and Nogales HS took part in the department's inaugural Spanish-language tour. The program was an outreach effort aimed at first-generation Spanish-speaking students, with the goal of…
Spring 2023 COH Awardees
March 21, 2023
The Department of Spanish and Portuguese is proud to share the announcement of the Spring 2023 College of Humanities Awards.   Distinguished Teaching Award Marcy Ziska Instructor, Spanish & Portuguese   Outstanding Graduate Assistant in…