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  • UA student researchers (Credit: Robert Walker)

    The University of Arizona will host its sixth annual Innovation Day later this month, celebrating the UA's success in technology development and innovation by highlighting the research achievements
    of students,... Read More

  • A Web site launched this month provides University of Arizona sudents and employees with a central hub of information on campus drug and alcohol policies and programs.

    In addition to outlining the University's policies on... Read More

  • Marie Chisholm-Burns

    When children get sick, it can be hard for busy parents to rearrange their schedules or find a last-minute babysitter, but for University of Arizona employees and students enrolled in the Sick Child/Emergency Back-Up Care Program, help... Read More

  • Officials at The University of Arizona are turning to a widely used business tool to help guide the current Transformation process.

    Several campus teams are using "Lean Six Sigma," originally developed to streamline... Read More

  • Leslie Porter

    Leslie Porter began her career at The University of Arizona on the basketball court. Nearly 30 years later, the former student-athlete now works as director of recruitment and employee advising in the Human Resources department and... Read More

  • You may not know it, but University of Arizona School of Music faculty, students and guest artists have been performing, not just in Crowder and Holsclaw halls, but in your homes and cars.

    But it'... Read More

  • Jim Watson

    It's a job that might send shivers down many people's spines, but giving dental exams to some of the world's oldest mummies will soon become part of a routine day at the office for one University of Arizona professor.

    Jim... Read More

  • The white walls around the Project YES after-school tutoring facility in South Tucson are a magnet for graffiti. So, thinking a permanent mural might help deter the vandals, Sheri Ramirez, director of development and public affairs for... Read More

  • Welcoming panel of "Changing the Face of Medicine: Celebrating America's Women Physicians."

    Several women physicians from the Arizona Health Sciences Center are being recognized in conjunction with a National Library of Medicine traveling exhibition that highlights the achievements of women physicians.

    A reception... Read More

  • Lanin A. Gyurko

    The bell of the USS Arizona was rung today to honor Lanin A. Gyurko, a professor in the Spanish and Portuguese department.

    The bell – which is rung only on significant occasions in the life of The University of Arizona –... Read More

  • Want to use an official University of Arizona logo to dress up a T-shirt for your club or department? There's more to it than stamping the block A on a white pocket tee.

    Whether you want to use a University logo on a banner,... Read More

  • The Alumni Plaza fountain, in front of the Administration building, will only operate during Homecoming and graduation.

    The University of Arizona campus will be a little drier and a little less green, as the University prepares to turn off its fountains and cut back on replanting in an effort to trim costs.

    ... Read More

  • University of Arizona President Robert N. Shelton has selected faculty recruitment and retention as the funding priority for a donor-supported discretionary fund.

    Shelton has created a faculty chair position that will rotate... Read More

  • Ned Schaper, better known in the art world as Mat Bevel, created the kinetic sculpture awarded by the UA Cares Campaign to a top campaign contributor. (Photo courtesy of Holly Altman)

    Gold trophies and engraved plaques – they've been done before. So when it came time for the UA Cares Awards Committee to decide on a special way to recognize some of the top campaign contributors, they opted for something a little... Read More

  • UA Honors College students Jamie Howard and Alice Ferng have a lighthearted moment with John Szivek, a UA orthopaedic surgery professor, who volunteers as a faculty mentor with the Undergraduate Biology Research Program. Both Howard and Ferng have worked in Szivek's laboratory. (Credit: Undergraduate Biology Research Program)

    The work is unpaid, time consuming and oftentimes may go unrecognized, yet faculty in units across The University of Arizona spent countless hours mentoring students academically and professionally.

    Consider John Szivek.... Read More

  • Associate Art Professor Keith McElroy will sell his "Minutes from Faculty Meetings" doodles at Continuum.

    Many of us have been caught doodling in the margins of our notepads to pass the time during a lecture or meeting, but associate art professor Keith McElroy has taken the habit to a whole new level, and he may even stand to profit from... Read More

  • "Optics Building" by Abigail Sorg

    Three University of Arizona employees were named winners in a contest that invited amateur photographers to point, shoot and submit their best pictures of campus.

    UA faculty and staff won three of six categories with their... Read More

  • In this photo, taken shortly after he arrived at the UA, President Robert N. Shelton speaks on the phone in his office.

    Mandatory furloughs for University of Arizona employees could save the University at least $6 million to help with anticipated future budget cuts, President Robert N. Shelton told the Faculty Senate on Monday.

    In a memo sent... Read More

  • 24

    It's the middle of the night and you're four cups of coffee deep, squinting at your computer screen and putting the finishing touches on a project that's due the next morning. Then, suddenly, the screen goes black. Your heart plummets... Read More

  • Armando Vargas turned to the UA Caregiver Support Group for help with balancing work and caring for his mother.

    When Armando Vargas made the difficult decision to move his mother into an assisted living facility, it became challenging to leave his personal life at the door when he went to work.

    Then an associate accountant in The... Read More


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