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  • Wanda Howell

    The University of Arizona needs to do a better job of defining what a research university is in light of events at last week's Arizona Board of Regents meeting, Faculty Chair Wanda Howell said yesterday during an open forum with... Read More

  • The Arizona Board of Regents last week approved a revised version of The University of Arizona's five-year strategic plan, which has been visually redesigned and updated to include information relevant to the University'... Read More

  • Sons of Orpheus (Image courtesy of Gary Smyth).

    These are tough times for the Tucson Community Food Bank. The sour economy is being blamed for both a slowdown in donations and a corresponding increase in the number of families needing assistance.

    ... Read More
  • For anyone who's ever been a part of The University of Arizona family or just has a soft spot for the UA, a new coffee-table book released by the Alumni Association offers a broad look at campus with more than 150 professional, never-... Read More

  • Two University of Arizona employees have been honored for their devotion to international education and outreach.

    Christian Sinclair, assistant director of the UA's Center for Middle Eastern... Read More

  • University of Arizona employees are invited to a continental breakfast and poster presentation Friday morning to celebrate the inaugural year of research and outreach at the UA's solar energy institute. The event runs from 8 a.m. to 10... Read More

  • The campus community is being asked to vote on a new name for the Cellar restaurant in the Student Union Memorial Center.

    The restaurant, formerly with a burger joint feel, was transformed into a healthy eatery this fall in... Read More

  • Finals are upon us, as are a number of major holidays. Then there is the stress associated with concerns for the economy. For those reasons, the UA's campus recreation department put on a series of events to help students, employees and community members deal with stress. The final day of events will be held on Thursday.

    Stress Buster Days, offered by Campus Recreation, are coming to a close.

    The final Stress Buster Days event will be held tomorow at the Student Recreation Center.
    The department has been offering free days at the center... Read More

  • Proposed 2009-2010 tution and fees at the three state universities will go before the Arizona Board of Regents when it meets this week at Arizona State University.

    After additional discussions with student leaders and other... Read More

  • Provost Meredith Hay urged the Faculty Senate on Monday not to get hung up on the idea of saving enough money to cover The University of Arizona's immediate budget concerns through the Transformation Plan.

    While cost cutting... Read More

  • The University community is invited to attend an open forum at 11:30 a.m. today to discuss campus parking price increases planned over the next three years.

    Parking and Transportation Services originally called for the... Read More

  • (Photo by Tim Fuller)

    Museums may be great places to learn about art, history and culture, but their "keep your hands to yourself" vibe doesn't always appeal to children, or even some adults.

    This Saturday, kids of all ages will be able to... Read More

  • Regents' Professor Mark Nichter

    Mark Nichter, a Regents' Professor of anthropology at The University of Arizona, is one of two recipients of the Society for Medical Anthropology's Career Achievement Award. The award – the highest honor awarded by the 1,400-member... Read More

  • Soyeon Shim

    After spearheading a $25 million fundraising campaign to build the new McClelland Park building to house the John and Doris Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences, school director Soyeon Shim has been honored with The University... Read More

  • With the holidays approaching, many of us will begin draping our homes with strings of twinkling lights. But have you ever wondered where this tradition came from?

    The University of Arizona's... Read More

  • Manuel Muñoz, a UA assistant professor of English and a fiction writer, is one of 10 writers across the nation to receive an award from the Whiting Foundation. (Photo courtesy of Helena María Viramontes)

    Manuel Muñoz was well aware of the Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation prior to receiving a recent phone call from the New York-based organization.

    When the call came, it was to inform Muñoz – a University of Arizona assistant... Read More

  • Jeffrey F. Milem, associate dean for the college and a UA higher education professor

    An associate dean for The University of Arizona College of Education has begun his term as president of the Association for the Study of Higher Education.

    Jeffrey F. Milem will serve through November 2009.

    "It is my... Read More

  • In an effort to allow more international students to meet college admission requirements, The University of Arizona has begun offering a new English language proficiency exam that is available nowhere else in the state.

    The UA... Read More

  • Carla Bitter

    For the past 26 months, the education and public outreach manager for the Phoenix Mission has shared her excitement for science and engineering aspects of the UA-led Mars mission with literally millions of schoolchildren, teachers,... Read More

  • The University of Arizona Office of External Relations has made some significant changes and additions to the Red Bar Café, the University’s source for information and resources regarding the UA Identification Program. UA employees... Read More


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