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  • Arizona Assurance, initiated by UA President Robert N. Shelton, pays college costs for in-state students whose families make $42,400 or less per year. UA first lady Adrian Shelton, the first in her family to graduate from college, is one of the strongest advocates of the initiative's faculty mentor program.

    When Adrian Shelton, wife of University of Arizona president Robert N. Shelton, started as a freshman at Stanford University, she didn't know what to make of the intimidating and unfamiliar college world. Though she'd done well in high... Read More

  • Joel Dvoskin, a consultant for the Threat Assessment Group, will lead a series of safety training workshops for University employees and students Nov. 12-14.

    In an effort to keep The University of Arizona safe, a series of training sessions will be held this month to teach UA community members how to identify and handle potential dangers or threats on campus in their earliest stages.

    ... Read More
  • Employees of The University of Arizona and their families are invited to attend Arizona Football's UA Faculty and Staff Night on Nov. 22.

    Tickets to the 5 p.m. game against the Oregon Sate Beavers are $22 for UA employees and... Read More

  • Amid the maelstrom of white papers, some wonder how the nonacademic units of the University are addressing the transformation process and looming budget cuts. I'd like to offer the process we are using in Student Affairs as one example... Read More

  • The UA's Steve Holland (right) was honored as a 2008 Distinguished Risk Manager, along with Mike Bale of Oklahoma State University.

    When you work or study at an institution that generates 1,000 tons of hazardous waste a year, you want to know those materials are being disposed of safely.

    Enter The University of Arizona's Department of Risk Management and... Read More

  • What if your laptop or personal computer login and password were the final security measures keeping your identity from being stolen and sold to the highest bidder on the Internet?

    In fact, they are, says The University of... Read More

  • Last year, in the context of economic realities of budget cuts coupled with no new money to balance the increasing inflation in library acquisitions costs, the University Libraries and Center for Creative Photography recognized the... Read More

  • Free massages are among the features during "Stress Buster Days" at the Student Recreation Center.

    What do people do when the economy is in flux, gas and food prices are rising and the holiday season is just around the corner?

    Most of them stress out, according to a nationwide survey the American Psychological Association... Read More

  • One new program being implemented in the next three years will allow campus community members to reserve automobiles or bicycles for temporary use.

    Campus parking permits prices will rise this coming fall as part of a three-year plan to help fund new garage construction and on-campus sustainability programs, such as car and bike sharing programs.

    The plan was developed in... Read More

  • How do you host 50,000 to 60,000 people coming to campus this week for The University of Arizona's 94th Homecoming?

    "Don't think people just show up, and poof – there's a party, because a lot goes into planning this," said... Read More

  • The bell of the USS Arizona was rung last week to honor University of Arizona head softball coach Mike Candrea.

    The bell – which is rung only on significant occasions in the life of the UA – is tolled at the Student Union... Read More

  • Students are an important part of the Transformation process and are strongly encouraged to give their feedback on the proposals being considered for reorganization and consolidation, President Robert N. Shelton told students during a... Read More

  • Jarita Holbrook

    Jarita Holbrook, a research scientist in the Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at The University of Arizona, has been elected as vice president of the European Society for... Read More

  • The Mosaic Project, The University of Arizona's massive technology replacement program, is ahead of schedule with the human resources/payroll implementation reaching its first milestone several weeks early.

    A test of the new... Read More

  • Patricia Rodriguez

    It is an exciting time to be the new associate director of the Office of Outreach and Multicultural Affairs for the College of Medicine-Phoenix.

    The campus is growing fast! CoM-P is located in the heart of downtown, at Van... Read More

  • Provost Meredith Hay

    Seventy-five white papers have been submitted for reorganizations and consolidations of units from across campus. We have received proposals on how to merge and reconfigure colleges, recommendations on how to realign advising and... Read More

  • Provost Meredith Hay

    The upcoming white papers are the first step in the first phase of the Transformation Plan process, which will continue through the spring and into next year. After we have reviewed how academic and business units are structured, we... Read More

  • The University of Arizona's annual charitable campaign gives employees an opportunity each year to prove true that old axiom that to give is to receive.

    Employees participating in the UA Cares campaign can donate to any... Read More

  • UA President Robert N. Shelton answered question after question during the town hall held on the Transformation Plan.

    The Transformation Plan proposals due next week will be posted on the provost's Web site as soon as possible and every one will be considered regardless of where it came from, Provost Meredith Hay told members of The University of... Read More

  • Edith Sayre Auslander

    The University of Arizona Office of Diversity has selected three individuals, a program and a department as winners of the 2007-2008 Peter W. Likins Inclusive Excellence Awards.

    The recipients are a distinguished group of... Read More


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