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  • As details begin to emerge about federal stimulus money available through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, the Office of the Vice President for Research, Graduate Studies and Economic Development at The University of... Read More

  • In these challenging economic times, everyone is looking for ways to save a few bucks. One way University of Arizona employees can pinch pennies is to take advantage of the variety of employee discounts available at businesses in... Read More

  • Koi pond near North Park Avenue and East Second Street

    Whether it's the best place to read a book, relax in the shade, enjoy your lunch or people watch, campus is filled with unique nooks and crannies, and everyone has their favorites.

    The University of Arizona Visitor Center is... Read More

  • Peter Smith

    The bell of the USS Arizona was rung today to honor Peter Smith, principal investigator for the Phoenix Mars Mission.

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

  • Elena Díaz Björkquist began working with Rosi Andrade nearly 10 years ago on an initiative that is gearing up to produce an anthology featuring the writings of local women.

    Rosi Andrade and Elena Díaz Björkquist constantly consider the relevance and impact of writing and storytelling.

    Both forms provide opportunity for education, connection, cultural preservation and, when inclusive of people... Read More

  • Saundra Taylor

    Nominations are being accepted through Tuesday for the first Saundra Taylor University Citizen Award, presented to one University of Arizona employee (classified staff, appointed personnel or administrative staff member) and one... Read More

  • The Arizona Board of Regents, which begins its two-day meeting at Arizona State University tomorrow,  is expected to hear from the presidents of all three state universities about the impact state budget cuts have had, and continue to... Read More

  • The Arizona Board of Regents, during its meeting at Arizona State University this week, is expected to approve a two-year exception to board policies that would allow university presidents to release certain employees at any time... Read More

  • Carla Nunn has seen a lot throughout her years coordinating Arizona Board of Regents meetings – from heated budget battles to protesters dressed as wildlife. But it was this January's meeting on The University of Arizona campus that... Read More

  • H. Jay Melosh

    University of Arizona planetary scientist and impact specialist H. Jay Melosh is this year's recipient of the Eugene Shoemaker Memorial Award presented by the BEYOND Center for Fundamental Concepts in Science at Arizona State... Read More

  • Volunteers painted a mural on the playground walls at Project YES  during last year's Cats in the Community Day.

    About  300 volunteers from The University of Arizona, armed with paint brushes and power tools, worked to make over the facility of the Tucson Urban League's Project YES, an after-school tutoring and mentoring center that serves about... Read More

  • A new committee is being created to examine The University of Arizona's investment in strategic priorities as budget struggles continue.

    Miranda Joseph, chair of the Strategic Planning and Budget Advisory Committee, said... Read More

  • Jaime Gutierrez

    Two University of Arizona employees will be honored Friday with a community service award for their leadership of Cats in the Community Day, the UA's annual volunteer project.

    Jaime Gutierrez, the UA's associate vice president... Read More

  • It's a bookworm's paradise and an opportunity for aspiring writers to hear from the pros. The first-ever Tucson Festival of Books takes place next weekend on The University of Arizona campus.

    About 400 authors and 200... Read More

  • 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


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