Wildcat Planet of Discovery - Podcasts

Collegiate and Campus Showcase

Homecoming is a wonderful opportunity to showcase the vast richness of University excellence — a Wildcat Planet that advances education and research with far-reaching impact, influencing the lives of global citizens.  

We recorded three of this year's events and published them as podcasts.  Listen on iTunesU.

Are You a True-Blue Wildcat?

UA Alumni Association

Test your knowledge in this fast-paced and entertaining presentation with classroom favorite Professor Jim Knight. Discover students’ most colorful pranks as well as UA’s most impressive achievements in 125 Years of UA Traditions. History class was never this much fun! 

Not Forgotten: Restoring Afghan Cultural Memory

University Libraries

Born and raised in Afghanistan, librarian Atifa Rawan, shares her story of salvaging literature from her home country and preserving and digitizing cultural memories that otherwise would have been lost in the rubble of war. In partnership with Kabul University. 

Living Well on Planet Earth

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Join the sustainability conversation with Diana Liverman, Regents’ Professor in the School of Geography and Development and co-director of the Institute of the Environment, as she discusses global questions from how to increase well-being while reducing pressures on the planet to ensuring water and food rights for future generations. Drawing on research by social and environmental scientists, she shares how individuals, businesses, and civic groups are reshaping a sustainable future.

Wildcat Planet Facts

With five UA faculty members being named recipients of the core U.S. Fulbright Scholar award, the University of Arizona tied for second among institutions across the nation. The Fulbright program is the nation’s flagship international educational exchange program. Other institutions sharing the No. 2 ranking include Rutgers University, the University of Washington, and Arizona State University.

Wildcat Planet Facts 

The University of Arizona is one of the nation’s top-ranking producers of Peace Corps volunteers including hundreds of alumni who go on to serve communities worldwide. And that’s not all. The UA also ranked second on the Peace Corps’ 2013 list of top Paul D. Coverdell Fellows programs.