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'Arizona Illustrated' to Feature Inspirational UA Student

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:00am
The story of Samir Madden, a junior studying history and religious studies who is a quadruple amputee, will be featured in a segment produced by Arizona Public Media.

UA Student Leaders, Arizona Public Media to Co-Host Gubernatorial Forum

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 12:00am
ASUA and Arizona Public Media are co-hosting a Sept. 21 public forum with candidates in Arizona's November gubernatorial election.

Update: UA Campus Open for Classes Thursday

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 12:00am
After monitoring weather conditions throughout the day and into the evening Wednesday, UA administration determined that there was insufficient reason to close campus Thursday.

#WhyUA: Nationally Ranked Programs, Student Engagement, Beautiful Campus

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 12:00am
UANews asked students why they chose the UA, named by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation's premier higher education institutions. Here's what they had to say.

UA Takes Integrated Approach to Suicide Prevention

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 12:00am
A three-year grant created Project Lifeline, enabling the UA's Campus Health Service and its partners to collaborate on suicide prevention.

A Tuition Promise, Starting With the UA's Largest Freshman Class

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 12:00am
The UA's largest freshman class in history is also the first to enjoy the security provided by the University's Guaranteed Tuition Plan, which freezes undergraduate base tuition rates for four years. The plan aligns with one of the key goals of the UA's Never Settle strategic academic and business plan: to keep a UA education affordable for qualified students.

U.S. News & World Report Ranks UA as a Top University

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 12:00am
The UA was 121st in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of the best colleges and universities in the nation. The UA also ranked No. 31 on the publication’s list of best colleges for veterans.

UA Undergraduate Researchers Take to the Radio

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 12:00am
KXCI, Tucson's community radio station, has been working in partnership with the UA's Undergraduate Biology Research Program to highlight the work of undergraduate researchers. UA students conducting research at the University or in labs abroad speak about their work and their experiences.

Harvesting Monsoon Rains

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 12:00am
Water is arguably the most valuable resource in the Southwest. At the UA, water harvesting is integrated across campus and taught to students, who then take a hands-on approach and apply what they've learned.

Brown Family Leaves Lasting Legacy on UA, Community

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 12:00am
Strategically investing in the community is how Sarah Smallhouse is working to ensure a brighter future. Smallhouse's father was Thomas R. Brown, and she is president of the Thomas R. Brown Foundations. The philanthropic organization has gifted more than $26.6 million to the UA over the years, including a recent $2.5 million donation to launch the UA's Catapult Corporation.

Old Main Reopens Its Doors

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 12:00am
The restoration of Old Main was undertaken not only to make critical repairs, but also to return the building to its original function as the heart of campus. Improvements include new public meeting areas and a permanent art exhibition space.

New Veterinary Degree Program Made Possible by $9M Gift is Critical for State

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:00am
Thanks to a foundational gift of $9 million from the Kemper and Ethel Marley Foundation, the UA will soon be home to the state's first public veterinary medical and surgical program.

Wildcats Kick Off Season Against UNLV on Friday

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 12:00am
Arizona will play UNLV in a home game on Friday. The Wildcats are 2-0 against the Rebels and hope to continue the streak.

Everything You Need to Know About the Streetcar

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 12:00am
We've rounded up all the need-to-know information about the Sun Link streetcar.

UABack2School: A Website for New and Returning Wildcats

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 12:00am
Students, employees and alumni can get into the spirit of the new school year by visiting the UABack2School website, which offers news, events, photos, videos, social media and more.

UA Fall Enrollment Sets Record for Diversity, Number of Freshmen

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:00am
The UA will welcome more than 10,000 new students when classes start Monday, including the most diverse freshman class in UA history. They bring with them solid academic backgrounds as well as a strong interest in the STEM fields.

New Wildcats Will be Welcomed at UA Convocation

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:00am
The UA Pep Band, along with Wilbur and Wilma Wildcat, will help welcome thousands of incoming students into the Wildcat family during New Student Convocation this weekend.

A Record Year for Technology Commercialization at the UA

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 12:00am
With 167 patents filed and 11 startups launched in just a year, technology commercialization at the University of Arizona is kicking into high gear, with the UA's Never Settle strategic plan providing the road map.

Founding Faculty: Dr. Jack M. Layton Recalls 'Once-in-a-Lifetime' Opportunity

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 12:00am
In 1966, Dr. Jack Layton got an unexpected phone call asking him to help start the UA College of Medicine. He ended up saying yes and became the first department head in the college. The inaugural class later honored him as "The Father of the Class of '71."

Longtime Band Leader Jay Rees Returning to Alma Mater

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:00am
Over the past two decades, Rees has led the Pride of Arizona, known as the "World's First Alternative Music Marching Band." He leaves behind a legacy of passion, innovation and a commitment to pushing students to new heights.