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  • (Click to enlarge) Solar panels recently were installed atop the Second Street garage. (Photo by Leslie Johnston)

    With a mix of presentations, performances and discussions by professors in music, poetry, science, engineering, business and architecture, the Solar Fusion event happening later this month will be a daylong celebration of The... Read More

  • Frank Montaño's signature carrot cake is available in several campus eateries.

    Name
    Frank Montaño

    Position
    Lead Baker, Student Food Service

    Number of years at the UA
    27

    Favorite part about working at the UA
    "Working with people, having a lot of friends. When I... Read More

  • University of Arizona e-mail inboxes are flooded with messages every day, which can make it tricky to pick out which ones are important. As part of an effort to get health and wellness information to the UA's 11,000-plus employees,... Read More

  • Linda Seitz, vice president for development of university programs for The University of Arizona Foundation.

    The University of Arizona Foundation has named Linda Seitz vice president for development of university programs.

    Seitz's responsibilities include providing executive leadership, vision and strategic direction for college and... Read More

  • Chase Amling joined his father, Charly, in the UA glass shop in 2004.

    Not everyone could handle working side by side with a loved one day in and day out, but for one father and son duo at The University of Arizona, the on-the-job relationship is anything but fragile.

    Of course, the same can't be... Read More

  • As The University of Arizona campus prepares for the start of a new school year, the winter flu season looms just around the corner, along with the threat of a second wave of the H1N1 virus, also called the swine flu.

    Federal... Read More

  • Dena Yoder leads a team of student workers in preparing formulas to aid UA scientists in their research.

    Name
    Dena Yoder

    Position
    Media and Glassware Facility Supervisor, BIO5 Institute

    Number of years at the UA
    2

    Favorite part about working at the UA
    "Working in BIO5 is fabulous. The... Read More

  • UA President Robert N. Shelton and Provost Meredith Hay with new UA faculty during last fall's New Faculty Orientation.

    Students don't return for the fall semester until Aug. 24, but campus will be a busy place next week as new and returning faculty members get ready for their first day of school.

    On Monday, the 70 new members of The University... Read More

  • The Open Enrollment Benefit Guide, originally due in employee mailboxes Aug. 1, has been delayed.

    The Arizona Department of Administration announced yesterday that the annual Benefits Open Enrollment period will begin on Aug. 20 and continue through Sept. 4.

    The original enrollment period, scheduled for Aug. 10-30, was... Read More

  • Carl Olson was bitten by bug love when he was knee-high to a grasshopper.

    Name
    Carl Olson

    Title
    Associate curator, assistant in extension and lecturer, department of entomology 

    Number of years at the UA
    34

    Favorite part about working at the UA
    "It's a... Read More

  • Steel framework is being constructed to support more than 1,100 solar panels on the top floor of the Second Street Garage.

    Drivers who park in the Second Street Garage on campus may have noticed that it's getting a makeover. It's all part of The University of Arizona's effort to become a greener campus.

    A framework is being constructed this week... Read More

  • Michele Norin, chief information officer

    Throughout the course of a day, employees at The University of Arizona are likely to visit several UA Web sites related to their work on campus. They might log on to Employee Link to view their current pay stub, or sign in to WebMail to... Read More

  • One of several upcoming offerings UA employees can take to improve their skills is the Professional Success Institute, which begins Aug. 13.

    University of Arizona employees looking for help in reaching their professional goals are invited to participate in the Professional Success Institute, a certificate program that gets under way next week.

    The institute is an "... Read More

  • The Open Enrollment Benefit Guide, originally due in employee mailboxes Aug. 1, has been delayed.

    The state's Open Enrollment Benefit Guide, originally scheduled to be sent to state employees around Aug. 1, has been delayed due to a challenge to the state's contract awards for 2009-2010.

    It is not clear how the delay... Read More

  • Kyle Morrison and his dog, Michael, patrol UA sporting events, political visits and more as UAPD's canine explosive detection team.

    Name
    Kyle Morrison

    Position
    Police officer, The University of Arizona Police Department K-9 Unit

    Number of Years at the UA
    9 1/2

    Favorite part about working at the UA... Read More

  • Simone Gorete Machado, Biosphere 2 artist-in-residence

    Biosphere 2 is where science lives.

    Biosphere 2 is also where science fuses with art and music, a melding that takes place as part of the B2 Institute Artist-in-Residence program.

    "It's a very important... Read More

  • They've been swinging all summer, and now players in the Faculty/Staff Softball League are preparing to slide into home with the league's championship game. Seven teams of about 20 members took to the field this summer to show off... Read More

  • Beginning Aug. 1, UA employees and students will be able to rent cars on campus.

    The University of Arizona next month will launch a car-sharing program in an effort to promote the use of mass transportation while reducing the number of vehicles driven to campus each day.

    Under a partnership with the Hertz... Read More

  • Gerald "Skip" Jubb

    For Gerald "Skip" Jubb, dean of The University of Arizona South, it's the commencement ceremonies that make the job so worthwhile, the opportunity to see the faces of students preparing to begin a new chapter of their lives.

    ... Read More

  • Ken Marcus

    Sprawled across 1,345 acres, The University of Arizona's Science and Technology Park comprises nearly 2 million square feet and is home to the Arizona Center for Innovation, 40 science and technology companies, a branch of the UA South... Read More

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