Luxe and highly saturated images were his trademark, and he brought surrealism to fashion photography using scale and color. Now, Bill Silano’s photos will expand the fashion collection at the University of Arizona’s Center for Creative Photography, thanks to his brother George Silano.
Ansel Adams said that the photographic negative was like a composer’s score, and the print a performance. As home of the Ansel Adams Archive, the Center for Creative Photography illustrates Adams’ meaning.
The Myth and The Mirror: Artwork of the American West examines the American West as both a real and an imagined place that embodies the fraught interconnections between exploration and colonization, national identity, and manifest destiny.
Dr. Robert C. Robbins considers himself a lifelong learner, and in his first few months as president of the University of Arizona, he’s been learning a lot about the state’s land-grant university.
The world’s population — already close to 8 billion — is expected to surpass 11 billion by the end of the century. How can we scale food, water and energy systems to sustain the generations to come during a time of rapid climate change?
For better or worse, Arizonans know the sun. It’s no surprise here that its rays could deliver all the world’s energy needs. University of Arizona experts are helping increase the use of solar energy through improvements in photovoltaic, or PV, technologies.
New ways of packaging the hundreds of inventions that emerge from the University of Arizona’s $600 million research enterprise and getting them into global markets are shaking up how the UA does business — and getting results.
Jonathan Rothbart ’94 spends his days in a movie dreamworld filled with fearsome giants, planet-hopping spacecraft and super-powered heroes. It’s a place where buildings vanish with the click of a mouse, real penguins hobnob alongside their computer-generated kin and the laws of gravity don’t always apply.
In response to interest from students, Assistant Professor and Technical Director Ted Kraus last year made the UA one of a handful of theater programs in the nation to teach automation
design using the Tait Navigator software system.
It was the summer of 1963 when Dick and June Scobee and their 2-year-old daughter Kathie arrived at a red-brick rental house on Mountain Avenue. The location was convenient: Dick could walk the five blocks to his aerospace engineering classes. From those classes, Scobee embarked on a long trajectory into space, where the United States needed him to help catch up with the Russians.