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Noam Chomsky to Return to UA

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 12:00am
Noam Chomsky, a world-renowned linguist, intellectual and political activist, will speak during this year's Tucson Festival of Books, held at the UA in mid-March.

CATS: Commitment to Athlete's Total Success

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 12:00am
Director of Athletics Greg Byrne has invested in top-notch academic support services to get student-athletes the help they need to stay on track in the classroom.

UA Student-Athletes Winning in Classroom

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 12:00am
Top academic performers say they're already looking beyond their athletic careers as Wildcats, and they're using resources and time-management skills to make the most of sports and school.

Panel to Discuss Dangers Facing Today's Journalists

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 12:00am
Former Middle East hostage Terry Anderson and the parents of slain freelance journalist James Foley are scheduled to participate in a discussion Feb. 26 on the UA campus.

Fulbright Week Coming to UA

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 12:00am
The UA is one of the nation's top 10 producers of Fulbright scholars and students, according to the Institute of International Education.

NBC on Campus to Recruit Journalism Interns

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 12:00am
In a first-ever visit to the UA, representatives conduct more than two dozen interviews for paid positions in New York and L.A., saying they plan to return.

Trilobites Were the First Arizonans

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 12:00am
A new Flandrau Science Center exhibit at the UA showcases the amazing creatures and what they have taught us about life on Earth. Trilobites' fossils are found in abundance in the Southwest.

Professor Supports Parkinson's Research Through Song

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 12:00am
Since being diagnosed with young-onset Parkinson's disease, the UA's Melissa Tatum has used songwriting as a creative outlet and is raising funds for medical research.

Richard Ruiz Remembered for His Passion and Humor

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 12:00am
A beloved UA faculty member and mentor who was head of the Department of Mexican American Studies, he died unexpectedly on Friday and leaves a legacy of kindness.

UA Shares 'Never Settle' Progress With Regents

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 12:00am
When the UA's strategic plan was unveiled in November 2013, it was called ambitious. On Thursday, UA President Ann Weaver Hart and other leaders presented a progress report to the Arizona Board of Regents detailing improvements in every performance measure outlined. "When I started 2.5 years ago, I received some very clear messages from all of you about the University of Arizona and our relationship with Arizona, and where you wanted us to go," Hart told the regents. "We are laser-focused on this plan, and focused on the outcomes."

New Wildcat Receives a Rousing Welcome

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 12:00am
Kelsey Luria of Tucson, who is undergoing cancer treatment at the UA Medical Center, gets the news of her acceptance to the University by special delivery.

UA Recognized for Value by Princeton Review

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 12:00am
University is among the 200 schools profiled by the education services company in its book, “Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Best Value Colleges and What It Takes to Get In.”

Border Region Students See Expanded Support

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 12:00am
The University South Foundation and Mexican Consulate have offered additional funds to aid UA students living in the border region.

UA Photo Exhibit Is a Shining Star of Its Own

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 12:00am
The Center for Creative Photography presents "Astronomical: Photographs of Our Solar System and Beyond," bringing an array of spectacular images into focus.

UA Employees Honored for Their Work

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 12:00am
Congratulations to these recently honored University employees.

Speaker Series to Feature 'Genius Grant' Winners

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 12:00am
For the first time, five MacArthur Fellows at the UA will come together to talk about research. Neuroscientist Nicholas Strausfeld tells how his work has been influenced by the fellowship.

A New Way to Visualize the UA's Statewide Impact

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 12:00am
Check it out: Our Impact Map is a treasure trove of data, providing a uniquely comprehensive illustration of the University's presence in Arizona.

UA Hosts Mexican Science Delegation

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 12:00am
The University's expertise in mining, engineering and technology attracts the interest of a Mexican senator who heads his country's Commission on Science and Technology, prompting a three-day visit.

UA Responds to Interest in Hebrew With New Course

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 12:00am
Structured as a small seminar, unique course offers students the opportunity to examine Israeli culture and its portrayal in the media.

What a Year! Remembering the Best of 2014

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 12:00am
A renovated Old Main, historic anniversaries for homecoming and Cooperative Extension, and growth in student enrollment and diversity were some of the highlights.