The University of Arizona


From Margin to Center: Q&A with Marla Franco

This week on March 14th, the University of Arizona will host “From Margin to Center,” a panel discussion that explores the career paths of women of color in administrative leadership.

Marla Franco, Director of Divisional Assessment and Research, will serve as one of four featured panelists. In anticipation of the event, we caught up with Marla to talk about her career path and the lessons she has learned along the way.

Marla, leading up to this discussion, I...

LQP: Interview with Gabrielle Miller, Director of the SALT Center

In November, the Strategic Alternative Learning Techniques Center welcomed its new director, Gabrielle Miller, who has a passion for seeing students who learn differently succeed in school and in life.

Last month, she was...

The Fear of Automation

Over the past few years, much has been written about the threat automation poses to businesses, jobs, and industries.

For example, between 2015 and 2020, 7.1 million jobs are expected to be lost to automation, according to World Economic Forum (WEF). The WEF also predicts that 65 percent of today’s students will hold jobs that don’t yet exist.

But, do college students have the same fear and reservation of technology and robots...