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  • Geert Lovink, founding director of the Institute of Network Cultures, is a Dutch-Australian media theorist and critic. He will speak on "Social Media: From Monopolies to Alternatives."

  • This Spring 2013, Flandrau Science Center is proud to present the Sky Islands Science Lecture Series, a weekly lecture program that will explore the wonders of our unique Sky Island mountains ...

  • The University Awards for Excellence Committee invites the entire University community to know about ALL of the excellent employees on campus. This is your opportunity to share with everyone the special employees in your area.

  • Throughout the year, many of our fellow students, faculty, staff and organizations have made a difference in our community. Here is your chance to recognize them! Nominate them to receive an Accolade!

  • Suzan Shown Harjo (Cheyenne & Hodulgee Muscogee) is a poet, writer, lecturer, curator and policy advocate, who has helped Native Peoples protect sacred places and recover more than one million acres of land.

  • The Skin Cancer Institute and Skin Cancer Prevention Program at the University of Arizona Cancer Center are creating a sample repository or “bank” to be used for future research to better understand the biology and treatment of skin cancer.

  • Preparation is underway for our annual Supplier Showcase. Booth spaces are filling up quickly and we'd like to extend an invitation to the UA campus community to visit the Supplier Showcase. This year's spectacular networking event will give you an opportunity ...

  • Special Collections hosts the Early Books Lecture Series X, an annual lecture series where University of Arizona scholars explore the treasure trove of medieval texts held by the University Libraries.

  • Campus Recreation and Lululemon Athletica are hosting a free open-air yoga class on the UA Mall on Wednesday, April 3. Bring your yoga mat and enjoy the outdoor yoga experience.

  • These students embody the pursuit of excellence, scholarship and leadership, and the best that the University of Arizona has to offer. More than 100 students were nominated and applied for the Senior Awards.

  • The Summit will bring together the University's research, resources, and scholars for a one-day conference on sustainable agriculture to further collaboration and development of local and regional food systems.

  • In order to participate you must meet the following criteria: You have been living with a romantic partner for less than 1 year; both you and your partner must participate; both of you must be over 18; you must not have any children living with you.

  • Join Professor Kathy G. Short, an Outstanding Educator of the Language Arts by the National Council of Teachers of English, as she offers ideas on promoting family literacy and children's love of learning through community partnerships.

  • Arizona Assurance is excited to announce its second annual Talent Show. This is a fun and easy way to give back to the Arizona Assurance Scholarship Fund and support students at the UA.

  • Terry J. Lundgren, Chairman, CEO and President of Macy’s Inc. and a 1975 graduate of the University of Arizona, is one of the best business minds in the country and one of the best-known University of Arizona graduates.

  • Tune into PBS tonight to learn how the University of Arizona is on the forefront of detecting unexpected meteors and soon, even visiting one of them.

  • The library is conducting its annual Library Service Quality survey. The survey asks the University of Arizona's students, faculty and staff to assess the quality of library services from three aspects.

  • The College of Architecture + Planning + Landscape Architecture – CAPLA – offers four summer day-camps for middle school and high school students interested in design, drawing and building.

  • The Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health will offer a series of weeklong summer camps for children during the months of June and July. The Healthy 2 B Me Wellness Camp is designed for kids ages 7-10 and grades 2-5.

  • The Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health presents its annual Public Health Research Poster Forum from 2:30 to 5 p.m. March 29 in Room 103 of the Thomas W. Keating Bioresearch Building – the BIO5 Institute.

  • The Eller College of Management is seeking applicants for multiple positions of Adjunct Lecturer in the Business Communications Program. These are non-tenure track teaching positions, with responsibility of teaching a core undergraduate business communication course(s). 

  • I am pleased to announce and congratulate the recipients of the University of Arizona annual teaching awards.

  • I am pleased to announce that Dr. S. Peder Cuneo, Department of Veterinary Science and Microbiology, and Dr. Sally Reel, College of Nursing, are the recipients of the University Distinguished Outreach Faculty award.

  • The Native Peoples Technical Assistance Office, in partnership with the Department of Linguistics, is hosting a symposium to educate UA students majoring in the social sciences on conducting research with Native communities.

  • The Skin Cancer Institute and Skin Cancer Prevention Program at the University of Arizona Cancer Center are creating a sample repository or “bank” to be used for future research to better understand the biology and treatment of skin cancer.

  • The Office of Global Initiatives is pleased to announce the upcoming cycle of the International Research Development Grant (IRDG) program.

  • The symposium is a free, half-day event to promote social justice in Tucson's community. The theme of this year's symposium is "Access: Keys to Social Justice.”

  • From May 21-23rd, 50 undergraduate students from colleges and universities from all over the country will have a unique opportunity to explore, reflect on, and learn how to take action to address social injustices.

  • Please attend the first of three sessions of of the Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences' Progressive Tinnitus Management Program. A $25 fee covers the participant as well as a significant other.

  • "We Women Warriors" bears witness to neglected human rights catastrophes and interweaves character-driven stories about female empowerment, unshakable courage and faith in the endurance of indigenous culture.

  • Help the University of Arizona compete in the national RecycleMania contest. Collect all unneeded, unwanted or expired paperwork from around your office and take a picture as it goes into the right recycle bin!

  • Show opens April 7 with a specially priced preview performance. This is the final production of ART's 2012-2013 season. Discounts to most shows are available for UA employees and students.

  • Students employed by ASA gain valuable career skills and experience while providing leadership and mentorship to their peers in a supportive and challenging student services environment.

  • If you know of students in your area or program who have a passion for working on green projects, please encourage them to apply for a Green Fund Committee position.

  • While the RecycleMania contest has merit, please do not throw away any University materials that are official or scheduled records of the University.

  • The Office for the Responsible Conduct of Research is pleased to announce the launch of its new website. Please update your saved bookmarks and other references accordingly.

  • Parking & Transportation Services encourages the UA community to take part in Tucson's annual celebration of life on two wheels, including University of Arizona Bike to Work & School Day.

  • Zonathon at the UA will host a preview event from in the North Gym of the Student Recreation Center. Learn about Zonathon's mission and the dance marathon designated to take place in the fall.

  • In practice for more than 3,000 years, herbology uses the traditional Chinese philosophy of treating both the branches (symptoms) and roots (causes) of disease.

  • The Division of Human Resources is pleased to announce additional sessions for the newly developed "Managing the UA Way" orientation are now open for registration.

  • For a limited time only, UApresents is offering the UA community 50 percent off the ticket price to Underground Railroad: An Evening With Kathleen Battle.

  • The first meeting for the University of Arizona Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee was held on March 6.

  • The Office for the Responsible Conduct of Research will host a workshop from 12:45 to 5 p.m. April 8 in the Ventana Room of the Student Union Memorial Center.

  • Don't miss the Arizona Repertory Theatre's one-day CatCard sale for select performances of William Shakespeare's "Cymbeline." UA students and employees can purchase tickets at a discounted rate of $10.

  • The Express Document Center is having a sale through Sunday at the Main Library. Customers may receive 10 percent off the paper cost of poster prints, 50 percent off counter copies and $5 off flash drives.

  • The Gloria Feigenbaum Scholarship for Women Returning to School supports women who have previously attended college, but have had to interrupt their education for two or more years.

  • While the students are on spring break, employees can sit in student seats to watch the UA men's basketball team take on ASU at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in McKale Memorial Center.

  • Faculty, students and staff are invited to attend the following free session offered by the Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Institute (SBSRI) and the Office of the Senior Vice President of Research.

  • During the construction of tents for the Tucson Festival of Books, sections of University Boulevard between Cherry Avenue and Campbell Avenue may be closed for setup.

  • We're more committed to recycling than ever. Now, the eight-week RecycleMania campaign is off and running, and we need you to help the UA compete in this national competition.


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