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  • 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.

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  • 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

  • For this year's UA Cares campaign, the Office of Student Financial Aid quite literally dared to care. The office raised more than $500 in the annual employee giving campaign – and had some fun in the process – through its innovative... Read More

  • Astronaut Joseph M. Acaba, STS-119 mission specialist, dons a training version of the Extravehicular Mobility Unit spacesuit prior to being submerged in the waters of the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory near NASA's Johnson Space Center. Suit technicians assisted Acaba.

    By the time Joseph M. Acaba completed his master's degree in geology from The University of Arizona in 1992, his academic adviser and thesis director, Joseph F. Schreiber Jr., knew that Acaba had "the right stuff."

    Schreiber,... Read More

  • In a show of support for Walk Across Arizona, University of Arizona Provost Meredith Hay invites the campus community to join her for a stroll on Tuesday.

    The Feb. 10 walk will begin on the east side of Old Main on the UA Mall... Read More

  • Proposed state budget cuts would have devastating effects on The University of Arizona, President Robert N. Shelton said Wednesday during a news conference in Phoenix, where he was joined by the presidents of the other two state... Read More

  • As the question of state budget cuts looms large for The University of Arizona, the transformation process initiated in the fall to evaluate and reorganize units and business practices across campus continues to move forward.

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  • As state funding for universities declines and The University of Arizona works to reorganize through the Transformation Plan, it's becoming increasingly important to evaluate what works and what doesn't work about the way the UA does... Read More


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