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Red, Blue and Green: Old Main Renovation Reflects UA Commitment to Sustainability

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 12:00am
As part of the restoration, contemporary technology like lights that turn themselves off is being integrated with the building's original green features.

Professors: The No. 1 Resource For Those Considering Graduate School

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 12:00am
Part of a series on graduate programs at the UA, this article highlights the No. 1 resource for undergrads considering graduate school – their professors. At the UA, countless faculty members serve as advisers, mentors and champions of graduate education.

UA Undergoes Rebranding, Launches Redesigned Website

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 12:00am
The official launch of the UA’s new branding – which includes new advertising, a new UA homepage and updated design elements intended to give campus materials a more cohesive look and feel – has begun with a redesigned

UA Medical Students Show Off Creativity in Video Submitted for 'Memmy' Award

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 12:00am
A video produced by UA medical students highlights the lives of four students. The video, submitted this week to the annual Memmy Awards, gives health sciences students a chance to express themselves creatively.

Kimberly Andrews Espy Appointed UA's Senior Vice President for Research

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 12:00am
Kimberly Andrews Espy, PhD, has been appointed senior vice president for research at the University of Arizona. Espy will focus on current external relationships and building new ones to increase the University’s research enterprise.

UA’s Arizona Now Campaign Aims to Raise $1.5 Billion

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:00am
The UA kicked off Arizona Now, its largest fundraising campaign in University history, with multiple events and a fireworks display. The campaign aims to raise $1.5 billion over the next several years. Donors have already given nearly $860 million.

Marcia McNutt: Clean Energy Among Key Challenges for Geoscience Students

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:00am
Marcia McNutt, former head of the U.S. Geological Survey and current editor-in-chief of the journal Science, spoke during the UA's EarthWeek.

UA Opens Nation’s First Resource Center for Student Vets Studying Health Care

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 12:00am
Senior government officials in Arizona, along with key university leaders, introduced the UA's new VETS Center at the Arizona Health Sciences Center on Thursday. The center is part of an important national effort to ensure that veterans integrate into civilian life with opportunities not only for higher education, but also jobs.

Spring Fling Celebrates 40th Anniversary With Return to UA Mall

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 12:00am
UA's Spring Fling, the largest student-organized fair in the U.S., will be back in full swing on campus Friday. The band American Authors will get the fair started Friday at 7:30 p.m.

UA’s EarthWeek 2014 Kicks off Tuesday With Student Research

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 12:00am
The UA’s EarthWeek 2014, to run from April 8-11, will feature student research and guest speaker Marcia McNutt, editor of the journal Science.

VETS Center Expands to Arizona Health Sciences Center

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 12:00am
The UA will open its new VETS Center April 10. The center aims to provide veteran students with the guidance they need to pursue degrees and careers in the health sciences.

UA Conference to Focus on Closing Water Supply Gap in Arizona

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 12:00am
By the year 2060, the demand for water in Arizona may exceed renewable supplies by a significant margin. The UA Water Resources Research Center – a unit within the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences – will tackle this issue before a near-capacity crowd at its annual conference, "Closing the Gap Between Water Supply and Demand," happening Tuesday at the UA Student Union Memorial Center.

Two UA Professors Appointed Regents' Professors

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 12:00am
UA professors Mary C. Stiner and Jonathan T. Overpeck have been appointed as Regents' Professors, an honor reserved for faculty members whose exceptional achievements merit national and international distinction.

UA’s Guaranteed Tuition Plan Freezes Rates for Undergrads

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 12:00am
UA officials worked with undergraduate and graduate students to create the Guaranteed Tuition Plan – part of the University’s annual tuition and fees proposal – which goes into effect for all incoming freshmen and transfer students entering in the fall. More information about the UA's tuition recommendations is available online.

UA to Kick Off the Largest Campaign in its History on April 11

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:00am
In a comprehensive fundraising campaign being launched next week, the UA will aim to raise more than $1 billion to support the ambitious goals outlined in the University's Never Settle strategic plan.

UA Pest Control Experts to Create Nationwide Guidelines for Schools

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:00am
The Environmental Protection Agency has given the UA’s School IPM program $250,000 to create training materials that can be used in schools nationwide to safely and effectively eliminate insects, rodents and weeds.

Renowned African American Historian to Speak at the UA

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 12:00am
Saidiya Hartman is a historian and archivist who is recognized for her scholarly work investigating the representation of women and girls in American slavery. Hartman will present the fourth annual Miranda Joseph Endowed Lecture at the UA.

Grant From Beckman Foundation to Support UA's Future Leaders in Science, Medicine

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 12:00am
Recognizing the UA's success in sustained, in-depth undergraduate research, the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation has named the University a partner institution under its scholarship program. To help prepare future leaders in science and medicine the UA, a grant from the foundation will fund six undergraduate researchers and, for the first time, their mentors.

UA Earns 2013 Tree Campus USA Designation

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 12:00am
The UA may be in the desert, but it's known for its lush plant life. To recognize its efforts in growing and maintaining healthy trees, the Arbor Day Foundation has designated the UA as a 2013 Tree Campus.

Judith Heumann, Disability Rights Leader, to Speak at UA

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 12:00am
Judith Heumann, an internationally recognized disability rights leader, will present a talk this week at the UA on the global climate around disability rights. Heumann will highlight challenges and opportunities around the world and offer perspectives on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.