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Old Main Renovation Wins Several Awards

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 12:00am
The recent restoration of Old Main, a UA campus treasure, brought state and regional awards this month for its planning, design and construction team.

With Laughter and Tears, UA Sends Off Grads

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 12:00am
Tens of thousands attended the UA's 151st Commencement, where the Class of 2015 was encouraged to lead unselfish lives and help bring change to the world. More than 5,600 eligible students received their undergraduate and graduate degrees.

UA Employees, Programs Honored

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 12:00am
Congratulations to these recently honored University programs and employees.

And Now ... Commencement 2015!

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 12:00am
UA President Ann Weaver Hart will confer degrees upon thousands of eligible graduates during the 151st Commencement on Saturday night in Arizona Stadium. About 40,000 guests are expected.

UA to Grant Honorary Degrees to 7

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 12:00am
Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr., community activist Betsy Bolding and five others will be recognized at Commencement ceremonies on Saturday evening.

McCollum Earns Honorary Alumni Award

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 12:00am
Jane McCollum, general manager of the Marshall Foundation, oversees Main Gate Square and supports UA athletics and the Pride of Arizona marching band.

The Future Is Now at Engineering Design Day

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 12:00am
An engineer with Tucson Electric Power calls it "the most exciting event I attend all year." Interdisciplinary collaboration and enthusiastic corporate support are hallmarks of the UA's annual competition.

Tell Us About UANow and

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 12:00am
To help shape the evolution of two of the UA's central news vehicles, University Relations, Communications is encouraging students, employees, alumni, the public and members of the media to participate in a readership survey.

Guaranteed Tuition Rates Extended

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 12:00am
Program froze annual tuition and fees at $10,957 for resident students and at $29,421 for nonresidents, and those rates remain available to current undergraduates wishing to opt in.

Regents Approve UA Tuition Plan

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 12:00am
Current students who are in the guaranteed tuition program will see no increase in tuition or mandatory fees, and continuing students can opt in to the program at last year's tuition rate.

Doni Whitsett to Address 'Cult Dynamics'

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 12:00am
Doni Whitsett, clinical professor and associate director of faculty development at the University of Southern California's School of Social Work, will present a workshop titled "Cult Dynamics Within Organizations: A Contemporary Overview."

UA Scores Highest for Grads' Financial Prospects

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 12:00am
The University's scores were the highest among Arizona's four-year universities in key categories assessing career earnings potential by the Brookings Institution.

Countdown to Commencement Underway

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 12:00am
Our graduates are military veterans, entrepreneurs, parents and inventors: They're knitted together as the UA's Class of 2015 and the celebration is little more than two weeks away.

UA Launching New Degree Program in Phoenix

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 12:00am
Now enrolling for the fall, the UA North Valley initiative is the result of a unique partnership with the Maricopa County Community College District to offer a Bachelor of General Studies degree from the UA.

Seniors to Be Honored at Commencement

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 12:00am
Nominated by faculty and their peers, seven were selected for their notable accomplishments as undergraduates and will be recognized during the UA's ceremony on May 16.

Gary Harper Earns Alumni Achievement Award

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 12:00am
Gary Harper, who earned a mechanical engineering degree from the UA in 1971, remain connected to the University as he built his career, often serving as a member of councils and boards responsible for helping to shape the institution's future. Harper will receive the UA's Alumni Achievement Award during the Commencement ceremony.

Earth Day Celebrated Early by UA's Spring Fling

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 12:00am
Two student groups diverted nearly 1,300 pounds of compostable material and food scraps from landfills — about double the amount from last year's event.

Biosphere 2 Hosts Forum on Food, Energy and Water

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 12:00am
A National Science Foundation workshop attracted experts from across the U.S. and the globe to tackle questions about resources on a planet that soon will have 9 billion people.

UA Bolsters Opportunities for Online Students

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 12:00am
As part of the recently launched UA Online, a General Education Academy will deliver fully online composition courses, as well as other core courses such as second-language training for students who require it.

Parking Program Puts Citizenship Ahead of Fines

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 12:00am
Students who recently have received a parking citation on campus may be able to have the fine significantly reduced or waived entirely, thanks to a new diversion program adopted by the UA.