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  • Fernando Martinez, Regents' Professor of Pediatrics

    Five University of Arizona professors and 12 Honors College students will be honored Thursday during the annual Pillars of Excellence reception.

    During the event, slated for 4:30 p.m. in the lower level of the UA BookStore,... Read More

  • Ronald Harvey and UA student Emily Kleinkauf wipe down The Watercarrier sculpture. (Photo by Jeff Harrison)

    There are about three dozen of them in all on the University of Arizona campus. Some are impossible to ignore. A few go virtually unnoticed. And just about all of them need some looking after.

    The UA's collection of outdoor... Read More

  • President Shelton will lead a short campus walk on Monday. Everyone is invited to join.

    University of Arizona employees are invited to pull on their walking shoes and take a stroll around campus with President Robert N. Shelton on Monday as part of the annual Walk Across Arizona campaign to promote physical fitness.... Read More

  • After taking a job at the UA, Christina Scheer, a creative projects manager, didn't conceive of pursuing a graduate degree until a colleague mentioned the University's tuition reduction program for benefits-eligible employees.

    The thought of pursuing a master's degree didn't occur to Christine Scheer until she was having a conversation with a co-worker. 

    Scheer, who was a new University of Arizona employee at the time, didn't realize that the... Read More

  • University of Arizona departments involved in outreach activities are invited to show their stuff at the first UA Outreach Meet Yourself event on March 4.

    The showcase, organized by the UA Collaborative for Community Outreach... Read More

  • Barbara Elgutaa works to answer transfer students' questions as the UA's transition facilitator.

    Name
    Barbara Elgutaa

    Title
    Transition Facilitator

    Number of years at the UA
    3

    Favorite part about working at the UA
    "I think it's exciting... Read More

  • Cheri Darling, chairwoman of the UA Web Developers Group

    Creating an effective and attractive Web site can be a daunting task, especially for those who don't have a background in Web development or programming. But one group at the University of Arizona is working to support... Read More

  • The Office of Instruction and Assessment, in partnership with University Information Technology Services, has launched Elluminate, a Web-based virtual classroom and meeting environment that provides a suite of online meeting tools. UA... Read More

  • Donna Rabuck, assistant director of the Writing Skills Improvement Program, offers free professional tutoring to members of the UA community.

    As those first essay assignments of the spring semester start rolling in, instructors at the University of Arizona are reminded that the Writing Skills Improvement Program can help their students hone their writing abilities.

    ... Read More
  • Norman Weinberg (Photo by Sandra Contreras)

    LQP Asks is a new feature in which we ask random employees their thoughts on a variety of topics. This feature will run every other week. Our popular Employee Q&A will run on alternate weeks.

    With a new semester in full... Read More

  • Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is scheduled to make remarks on redesigning the state's university system during the Arizona Board of Regents meeting on Thursday.

    During the meeting, which is being held on the Arizona... Read More

  • The UA's newly approved School of Theatre, Film and Television will help save the College of Fine Arts $300,000.

    The Faculty Senate voted unanimously Monday to approve the creation of two new schools.

    The School of Theatre Arts and the School of Media Arts, both part of the College of Fine Arts, will merge... Read More

  • Ron Marx, dean of the College of Education, will give the first lecture in the "Higher Education and the New Economy" series, along with Joaquin Ruiz, dean of the College of Science.

    A new lecture series, hosted by the University of Arizona's Center for the Study of Higher Education, will examine the economic crisis facing higher education institutions across the United States.

    ... Read More
  • Deanna Fitzgerald lights up the stage during UA theatre performances.

    Name
    Deanna Fitzgerald

    Position
    Assistant Professor, Lighting Designer, School of Theatre Arts

    Number of years at the UA
    1 1/2

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

  • The Office of International Student Programs and Services is one of several UA units that have collected donated supplies to aid in Haiti. (Photo by Sandra Contreras)

    Two weeks after a deadly earthquake hit Haiti, the country continues to need significant aid. Members of the University of Arizona community are invited to come together to contribute to Haiti relief efforts during an on... Read More

  • Parking & Transportation Services has announced it will not increase permit prices by more than $100 as planned in July.

    The proposed increase of $116, the second in a series of three planned... Read More

  • Peter Beudert, professor of theater arts, is one of three faculty remembers to be awarded a grant from the UA's new Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Grants Program.

    More than $82,000 in grant money has been awarded by the Office of the Provost to three faculty members doing interdisciplinary work in the arts, humanities and social sciences. Their diverse projects range from preserving recorded... Read More

  • From left: Peter G. DeCelles, Michael W. Nachman, Renu Malhotra, Shlomo P. Neuman, and Jeff Greenberg.(Photo © 2009 FOTOSMITH)

    Five faculty members of the University of Arizona College of Science have been named 2010 Galileo Circle Fellows, one of the highest honors bestowed upon faculty in the college.

    The awards, established through... Read More

  • Kim Celaya manages the Student Union's warehouse, which contains up to $300,000 worth of inventory on any given day.

    Name
    Kim Celaya

    Position
    Material Supply Keeper, Student Food Service

    Number of years at the UA
    25

    Favorite part about working at the UA
    "It's always changing, it's definitely not... Read More

  • Volunteers are needed to make over a charter middle school for the annual Cats in the Community Day.

    Registration is now open for University of Arizona employees and students who want to make a... Read More

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