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5 days ago
If you are taking any RSSS classes as an undergraduate or a graduate student, you can enter our first ever Russian Art Challenge contest with a grand finale scheduled on April 28th at 5:30 p.m. The deadline for photo submissions is April 20th.  For...
2 months ago
The University of Arizona Russian program ranks fourth in North America for graduating majors in Russian Studies.   According to an annual survey of enrollments, the UA ranks behind the University of Chicago, University of Texas at Austin, and...
3 months ago
Two College of Humanities seniors have swept the university's 2020 Centennial Achievement Undergraduate Awards.  Derek Foehrkolb, graduating in December with degrees in Russian and Slavic Studies and public management and policy, and Armando Gavin...
4 months ago
Congratulations to the College of Humanities’ Outstanding Senior for Fall 2020, Derek Foehrkolb! Foehrkolb is graduating with a bachelor of arts in Russian & Slavic Studies and a bachelor of science in Public Management & Policy, with a 4.0...
5 months ago
Fulfill some of your General Education requirements with Russian and Slavic Studies. Tier II Individuals and Society - Honors Contract RSSS 315 Werewolves and Vampires: Slavic Folklore in our Culture  Instructor: Jessica Mattix 12/12/2020 - 1/12/...
6 months ago
Funding is available for UA undergraduates to take part in two exciting new opportunities to collaborate with fellow students from across the US! The Department of Russian and Slavic Studies invites applications for the following two programs, each...
10 months ago
Colleen Lucey, Assistant Professor of Russian and Slavic Studies, describes how figures from folklore, like vampires, are tied to outbreaks of disease, and how the development of these stories about vampire epidemics reflect the state of society,...
12 months ago
Jahnavi Akella, a double major in Russian Studies and Political Science, was named the 2020 Recipient of The ACTR Post-Secondary Russian Scholar Laureate Award for the University of Arizona! The American Council of Teachers of Russian (ACTR) Post-...
1 year ago
Dear College of Humanities Students, Despite the ever-changing challenges posed by the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), the College of Humanities remains focused on two priorities for students: your health and your academic progress toward...
1 year ago
Congratulations to the College of Humanities’ Outstanding Senior for Fall 2019, Frances Lee-Forbes!  Lee-Forbes is graduating with a double major in Russian and Linguistics, 3.95 GPA. She has studied abroad thrice, has been a member of the Russian...
1 year ago
Professor Colleen Lucey (Russian and Slavic Studies) was awarded the Association for Women in Slavic Studies (AWSS) Honorable Mention for best article in Slavic women's and gender studies for her recent publication, "Fallen but Charming Creatures:...
1 year ago
University of Arizona students from underrepresented backgrounds majoring in Russian and Slavic Studies joined peers from Howard University and the University of Puerto Rico in Washington, D.C. as part of a multifaceted effort to increase diversity...

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