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  • In an effort to increase the security of campus computers, employees and students who access University of Arizona computers remotely will need to follow new procedures.

    Beginning Sept. 2, those who use... Read More

  • From left to right: Rose Ylimaki associate professor of educational administration, Betul Ozkan assistant professor of educational technology Sierra Vista campus, Provost Hays, President Shelton, Tami Draves assistant professor of music education and Brigitta Lee assistant professor of East Asian Studies-Chinese Literature.

    University of Arizona President Robert N. Shelton welcomed more than 70 new faculty members to the UA, “a premier institution of the world, nation and the state,” on Monday at a luncheon held during the New... Read More

  • Ruth Claros-Kartchner is the first person from the UA to receive the federally administered E. (Kika) De La Garza Fellowship.

    An associate professor at The University of Arizona South is one of only a few people across the country who were selected to receive a federal fellowship that focuses on Hispanic students.

    Ruth Claros-Kartchner, an associate... Read More

  • Junior faculty members have until Sept. 1 to apply for grants that will help cover the cost of international travel to multinational conferences.

    The University of Arizona’s International Affairs division is accepting... Read More

  • An artistic rendering of a new UA residence hall proposed for Sixth Street near Tyndall Avenue.

    Among the issues before the Arizona Board of Regents, which meets in Flagstaff this week, are the 2009 budget for the Technology and Research Initiative and a request for two new residence halls at The University of Arizona.

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  • Juliette Moore, who was among those to found Wildcat Welcome 10 years ago, helps sort through T-shirts.

    In what has become a tradition, between 250 and 300 volunteers help welcome incoming students to The University of Arizona campus each year.

    Many of those are UA staff members, who help answer questions, direct students and move... Read More

  • The University of Arizona has joined in an effort to collect school supplies for Tucson schoolchildren who can't afford them.

    The project, called Tools for Schools, is a partnership between KOLD News 13 and Tucson-based... Read More

  • Paul G. Allvin, associate vice president for communications

    This just in: News about The University of Arizona is spreading again. The news is good, and it is plentiful.

    This truth, of course, runs cross-grain to a running institutional rant that... Read More

  • Vanessa Guess-Johnson, left, rehearses for her upcoming performance as one of Lyle Lovett's background singers.

    Vanessa Guess-Johnson recalls waking early on Saturday mornings with her mother and sister and singing to the rhythm of the wringer washing machine as they cleaned together.

    Guess-Johnson, now a library assistant senior at The... Read More

  • This Friday, University Information Technology Services will implement two changes to enhance the quality of the computing experience for University of Arizona employees and students.

    As part of its efforts to enhance the... Read More

  • "Wild Man Phil" Rakoci and friend.

    Boyce Thompson Arboretum, located near the historic copper-mining town of Superior, Ariz., offers the quirky and popular “Learn Your Lizards” guided walking tour this Saturday.

    Casa Grande ecologist and reptile enthusiast... Read More

  • National retailer Target has awarded a $5,000 corporate grant to a new University of Arizona program focused on increasing retention and graduation rates of Asian American and Pacific Islander students.

    The program –... Read More

  • Imagine riding the bus into work four days a week and working from home on the fifth. Imagine using a University-provided car to take care of a midday doctor's appointment or attend a meeting off campus.

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  • Centennial Hall is one of the UA facilities that will receive a makeover thanks to passage of the Stimulus Plan for Economic and Educational Development.

    The Arizona Board of Regents held a special meeting Thursday to decide how to split up a $50 million reduction in state funding for the Arizona university system and to allocate $1 billion for new construction and building renewal... Read More

  • The Human Subjects Protection Program at The University of Arizona is seeking individuals – especially members of the Hispanic community – to serve on its Institutional Review Board.

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  • Pamela K. White is a content producer for Arizona Public Media.

    A greater public awareness about the field of science is increasingly important given the increased focus on science across the nation at a time of decreased federal funding supporting the sciences.

    That is the opinion of Pamela... Read More

  • Gail Burd

    Gail Burd, distinguished professor of molecular and cellular biology and associate dean of The University of Arizona College of Science, has been appointed to serve as vice provost for academic affairs.

    As vice provost, Burd... Read More

  • Dick Kaler watches storm runoff erode a section of the San Francisco River running through his ranch in eastern Arizona.

    The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension and the Gila Watershed Partnership will use a $35,500 grant to offer a series of classes on watershed science in eastern Arizona beginning in early 2009.

    The Arizona Department... Read More

  • The "Things to Do at the U!" brochure, free and available now from the UA Office of External Relations, is ideal for groups visiting from out of town for conferences and special events.

    The brochure is a useful guide for... Read More

  • Paul Kohn, vice provost for enrollment management and dean of admissions.

    The University of Arizona has taken another step to strengthen the collaboration between units on campus that handle all things student related.

    The UA Office of Enrollment Management, the division that handles student... Read More


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