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More Than 100K People Expected on Campus for Tucson Festival of Books

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 12:00am
Whether you're a sci-fi junkie or can't read enough of the classics, the Tucson Festival of Books has something to suit all ages and interests. The festival brings more than 120,000 book lovers to campus from across the country, making it one of the largest festivals of its kind. Since its inception in 2009, the free public festival has donated more than $900,000 to local literacy initiatives and pumps around $4 million into Tucson's economy each year.

UANow Getting New Look

Thu, 03/06/2014 - 12:00am

Alum Says Time at UA Prepared Him for Unpredictable Career Path

Sun, 03/02/2014 - 5:00am
Ken Pisani has done stand-up comedy, written for television and won an award for a comic book. He credits his UA education for preparing him for the many turns his career has taken. "I didn't want to graduate only knowing art," he says. "I took astronomy, I took humanities, I took business courses and creative writing classes, and that strong foundation is all stuff that helps you in any career."

In Memoriam: Former AD Dave Strack

Sun, 03/02/2014 - 5:00am
During his 10 years at the UA, Dave Strack hired the first African-American head coach at a major university, oversaw the opening of McKale Memorial Center and was instrumental in Arizona’s transition from the Western Athletic Conference to the Pac-10. Strack died Saturday at the age of 90.