Campus Fellows/Grantees Presentations

Presentations by CUES Distinguished fellows at University of Arizona.

DEC 2023 | Small Seeds, Big Change (Animated Short Film)

'What's Up, Docs?' Annual Documentary Showcase | Presented by University of Arizona's School of Theatre, Film & Television

A collaborative production facilitated by CUES Grantee, Nicole Antebi as part of the 2022 Spanning Boundaries Team's CUES project

OCT 2023 | Native America: Language is Life (Screening)

Hosted by PBS 6/Arizona Public Media (AZPM)

A screening of PBS documentary series "Native America: Language is Life", followed by a panel discussion featuring CUES Distinguished Fellow, Aresta Tsosie-Paddock and her CUES project

APR 2023 | Teaching with Primary Sources Symposium

Hosted by University of Arizona Libraries

A presentation featuring CUES Distinguished Fellow, Matthew Mugmon and his CUES project

APR 2023 | Premieres Across History: Fate Sisters (Musical Performance)

This 2023 World Premiere event is the fourth and final premiere sponsored by CUES and the Fred Fox School of Music, as part of Matthew Mugmon's CUES Distinguished Fellowship project.

Composed by Michael VinceFate Sisters is taken from Hesiod’s Theogony, translated by Richard Lattimore, with additional text by the composer.

APR 2023 | Skimming, Chunking, Annotating: Using Reading Technology for Students and Instructors

Monthly IDEA Meeting, Hosted by University of Arizona

A presentation featuring CUES Distinguished Fellow, Shelley Rodrigo and her CUES project (with Emily Jo Schwaller)

DEC 2022 | Ingrained (Animated Short Film)

'What's Up, Docs?' Annual Documentary Showcase | Presented by University of Arizona's School of Theatre, Film & Television

A collaborative production facilitated by CUES Grantee, Nicole Antebi as part of the 2022 Spanning Boundaries Team's CUES project

NOV 2022 | Communicative Spaces in Bilingual Contexts

Hosted by the University of Arizona's School of Journalism

A presentation featuring CUES Distinguished Fellow, Jessica Retis and her CUES project

NOV 2022 | Transnational Community Centered Animation: A conversation between Norma V Iglesias-Prieto and Nicole Antebi

10th Annual Emerging Conversations Symposium (EC2022), Hosted by the University of Arizona

A presentation featuring CUES 2022 Spanning Boundaries Challenge Grantee, Nicole Antebi and her team's CUES project (with Norma Iglesias-Prieto, San Diego State University)

SEP 2022 | The Cost of High Production Quality: A Preliminary Discussion of the Value of Production in Asynchronous Online Modalities

2022 Pacific Neighborhood Consortium Annual Conference and Joint Meetings (PNC)

A presentation featuring CUES Distinguished Fellow, Caleb Simmons and his CUES project

APR 2022 | Premieres Across History: Meet at 12 (Musical Performance)

This 2022 World Premiere event is the third of four premieres sponsored by CUES and the Fred Fox School of Music, as part of Matthew Mugmon's CUES Distinguished Fellowship project.

Composed by Meggie KeungMeet at 12 is inspired by Korean pop music and is scored for two flutes, two saxophones, and electronics.  Keung wrote this piece to connect different genres and cultures into one harmonious piece.

APR 2022 | Understanding database reconstruction: learn this one neat trick for identifying people in datasets!

As part of their Developing Socially-Aware Quantitative Intuition (QI) project, the CUES Spanning Boundaries (SB) Team will host the second annual QI grand challenge event on data privacy this Spring. 

  • This event will help participants explore important socially-aware QI skills, followed by a discussion with experts on how they use these skills in the real world.  
  • As part of this event, the SB Team will collect data in order to understand whether they have been effective at helping attendees learn socially-aware QI skills.  These data collection and analyses processes have been reviewed and approved by the University of Arizona IRB.
  • Participation in the research component of this event is voluntary, and attendees may still join the event without their data being collected.
  • All undergraduates, from all majors, are encouraged to participate.

FEB 2022 | The Missing Part of the Narrative: Hispanics in the US Media Industry

Hosted by the Bilingual Journalism M.A. and the Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) Initiatives at UArizona

A presentation featuring CUES Distinguished Fellow, Jessica Retis and her CUES project

JAN 2022 | Rethinking the Purpose of Laboratory Courses: What do students gain from Authentic Inquiry?

Hosted by UArizona Chemistry & Biochemistry

A presentation featuring CUES Distinguished Fellow, Molly Bolger and her CUES project

APR 2021 | Premieres Across History: Ibero-American Landscapes (Musical Performance)

This 2021 World Premiere event is the second of four premieres sponsored by CUES and the Fred Fox School of Music, as part of Matthew Mugmon's CUES Distinguished Fellowship project.

Composed by Edwin Guevara Gutiérrez, Ibero-American Landscapes draws on the music of multiple genres and regions from both Europe and the Americas, and it also encodes the world premiere performers’ names — all of whom come from different nations — in the musical material itself.

MAR-APR 2021 | Teaching through Primary Sources & Archival Materials: Six Workshops

Curated by Matthew Mugmon, CUES Distinguished Fellow, this multi-panel workshop series will address a significant pedagogical challenge in higher education: the lack of undergraduate opportunities to engage with primary sources. Each of the six workshops will feature a different aspect of using primary sources and archival materials in undergraduate teaching and research, and introduce some of the many archives available at the University. Faculty, researchers and students of all disciplines are encouraged to attend and explore strategies for using physical and digital archives in their work.

MAR 2021 | Herd COVID-19 Vaccination Challenge: An Online Policy Simulation for UArizona Students

As part of their Developing Socially-Aware Quantitative Intuition project, the CUES Spanning Boundaries Team hosted an online Herd COVID-19 Vaccination Challenge.  Asking "What if you got to choose who gets vaccinated?" this simulation explored the impact of various hypothetical COVID vaccine distribution plans.  A panel of Pima County leaders, policymakers, and faculty closed the event by discussing the real-world challenges of equitably distributing the COVID-19 vaccine.   

  • The event aimed to sensitize students to the ethnic, racial, and income inequalities underlying empirical evidence, and the importance of accounting for these factors in making policy decisions.  
  • All undergraduates, from all majors, were encouraged to participate.

APR 2020 | Quintetto Profano, A Piano Quintet for Quarantined Musicians

This 2020 World Premiere event, the first of four premieres sponsored by CUES and the Fred Fox School of Music as part of Matthew Mugmon's CUES Distinguished Fellowship project, was composed specifically for the possibilities and limitations of videoconferencing software at a time of social distancing and isolation.

Composed by graduate student Tom PetersonQuintetto Profano brings together music composition, performance, and scholarship to offer students and the public the opportunity to explore the meaning of art in a time of crisis.