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  • The College of Public Health will offer a series of weeklong summer camps for children. Activities are designed to teach wellness, including nutrition, cooking, swimming and dance.

  • Past students have created websites, brainstormed advertising campaigns, developed budgets, learned to do mail merges, designed and drawn storefronts, and much more.

  • Join us for a comprehensive, compassionate discussion about how to determine what in-home resources are important to support an aging family member or friend.

  • We are pleased to announce that the Office of Technology Transfer has moved as of April 1. We have new addresses for campus mail, U.S. mail, UPS and FedEx.

  • Participate in an informative and engaging discussion about the important issues facing the University of Arizona and the future of our institution.

  • Join us in celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month this April. The University of Arizona and Tucson communities have collaborated to create an amazing educational month.

  • The College of Optical Sciences is seeking applicants for the Graduate Academic Progress Coordinator. This position is open to UA internal candidates only.

  • An unprecedented flourishing of women's literature is one of the unexpected collateral benefits of the 1979 Islamic Revolution. This lecture will examine the role these writers have played at the forefront of sociopolitical movements in contemporary Iran.

  • The UA Hispanic Alumni Club is requesting nominations for the 2013 UAHA Outstanding Senior Award and Outstanding Graduate Student Award. Nomination and application deadline is 5 p.m., Friday, April 12.

    Student honorees receive $500 awards and will be recognized at the Chicano/Hispano Student Affairs Convocation on Wednesday, May 8. 

    Criteria: Please do not nominate students based...

  • The University of Arizona CATS Research Center is conducting a clinical trial for men and women between the ages of 18-40 years old who are non-smokers and in overall good health.

  • This colloquium and panel discussion features the University of Kentucky's Susan Larson and College of Charleston's Benjamin Fraser.

  • Join UITS, OIA, DRC, UA Libraries, and the UA BookStores in an exploration of the advancement of course materials from traditional textbooks to electronic content.

  • The Seventh Annual Young Women's Empowerment Academy will be held on April 13. This year's theme is "Teamwork: Together We Can Achieve!" Limited to youth participants 13-17 years old and their parents/caregivers.

  • A committee of 10 students solicits and reviews proposals and provides recommendations for allocating approximately about $400,000 each year to a range of projects that engage students and make the UA a more sustainable institution.

  • Critically acclaimed writer Kim Stanley Robinson, author of the Mars trilogy and the recent best-seller "2312," will share his insights. A reception will follow.

  • From 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, SAC will collect canned goods and nonperishable foods at Cherry Avenue and University Blvd. Community members are encouraged to swing by and drop off their food donations.

  • Graduation is less than two months away, making this the perfect time to send announcements to family and friends. Fast Copy offers a one-week turnaround as well as "rush" options to fill your order even faster.

  • The NSF-IGERT Program in Comparative Genomics at the University of Arizona is currently accepting applications from Ph.D. students. Students whose research interests are in the areas of evolutionary, functional, or computational genomics may be considered for a fellowship.

  • The IGERT Program in Comparative Genomics is sponsoring a symposium on "Genomics and Gene Expression" on Friday, April 26. This one-day event is open to everyone and will be held at the Marriott University Park Hotel.

  • Join together to save lives, and donate at the BIO5 Ambassadors, PAIN & IPSF Blood Drive. Show your support for this important cause, and donate on Tuesday, April 2! Walk-ins are welcome but appointments are also accepted.
  • Do you have a child who is a senior in high school or a transfer student who has applied to UA for the summer or fall 2013? Would you like assistance in navigating your next steps to help them become a Wildcat?

  • This symposium – sponsored by the UA College of Humanities – highlights literary, poetic and historical translating, particularly among working university scholars in various disciplines on campus.

  • Jones Benally is a leading Hataali (Traditional Healer) of the Dineh (Navajo) tradition from Big Mountain, Arizona. He was recently awarded the first "Hoop-Dance Legacy Award" by the Heard Museum in Phoenix ...

  • This event features speaker Patrisia Gonzales, author of "Red Medicine: Traditional Indigenous Rites of Birthing and Healing" and the granddaughter of Kickapoo, Comanche and Macehual peoples who migrated throughout the present-day United States and Mexico.

  • Should intelligent life someday be discovered somewhere in space, how will the news be interpreted by modern theologians? That question will be posed and explored by Father Thomas F. O’Meara when he visits the University of Arizona on Wednesday, April 3. Fascinated by astronomy and the stunning vastness of the universe, Father O’Meara accepts as possible the thought that intelligent life...

  • The College of Optical Sciences is seeking applicants for a Graduate Academic Progress Coordinator position.  Please visit the Human Resources website for more details. Job number 52169.

  • 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 ...

  • Explore your options in the fast-growing field of mobile web and app development with the Spring 2013 Mobile Matters Symposium, your personal launching pad into the world of mobile apps.

  • The Aurora Foundation of Southern Arizona, University of Arizona Disability Resource Center, Sonoran University Center for Excellence in Development Disabilities, and the Primavera Foundation


    The Aurora Foundation of Southern Arizona’s 2nd Annual Ideas Making a Difference Thought Leaders Speaker Series

    “Building a Village that Can Raise its Childrenâ...

  • Life expectancy plummets after a person suffers a hip or spinal fracture. Learn about the factors in bone health, osteoporosis, and what steps you can take immediately to stop bone loss, and even reverse osteoporosis!

  • 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."

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.


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