After nearly a half-century, famed glass artist Tom Philabaum ’83 is retiring and closing up shop. But while he will no longer create glass masterpieces, his contribution to the community will live on.

Worlds of Words

Acting on a desire to “do what we can while we’re living,” Jerry and Kathy Short made a $1 million gift to establish the Founders Endowed Chair in Education for Global Children’s and Adolescent Literature within the University of Arizona College of Education’s Worlds of Words.

Ben Stewart

University of Arizona alumni Guy Weinzapfel ’65, Bill Brown ’62 and Fred Pace ’62 learned to plan, design and construct buildings in an unlikely place. In 1958, the College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture’s design studios were located in a former Safeway grocery store on Park Avenue, a block southwest of the college’s current location.

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