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  • UA employees are eligible for a 15 percent discount on up to two season football tickets.

    University of Arizona employees are invited to meet members of the Arizona Football staff and learn about discounts on season tickets at one of three free faculty and staff luncheons.

    The first luncheon, catered by Famous Dave... Read More

  • The Arizona Board of Regents will discuss the master land use plan that the UA has proposed for the Arizona Bioscience Park, a facility created to help boost the state's bioscience industry.

    A proposed plan for the Arizona university system that would mean new learning sites, accelerated degree programs and community college partnerships is at the top of the agenda for the Arizona Board of Regents.

    The draft plan... Read More

  • Kitt Peak National Observatory is home to the world's largest collection of optical telescopes.

    If you're looking for ways to escape the heat with your family this summer, you might want to think about a day trip to one of The University of Arizona's "cool" off-campus attractions.

    Lower temperatures and fun family... Read More

  • Hamilton's book, "The Scalpel and the Soul: Encounters with Surgery, the Supernatural, and the Healing Power of Hope," received a 2009 Nautilus Silver Award.

    Dr. Allan J. Hamilton, a neurosurgeon and professor of surgery at The University of Arizona, has been awarded a 2009 Nautilus Silver Award for his book "The Scalpel and the Soul: Encounters with Surgery, the Supernatural, and the... Read More

  • Eric Hobson helps UA students and employees meet their fitness goals as a personal trainer for Campus Recreation.

    Name
    Eric Hobson

    Position
    Personal Trainer, Campus Recreation

    How long he's worked for the UA
    Three months

    Favorite part about working at the UA
    "I really have enjoyed getting back... Read More

  • Photo of UA seal by Scott Kirkessner

    A new committee, established by The University of Arizona's Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost, is examining ways in which the University can more effectively offer instructional support services to faculty on campus... Read More

  • A new survey asks campus community members for feedback on a variety of potential new retail opportunities at the UA, from new snack cart offerings to spa services and more.

    If you've ever wished you could drop off your dry cleaning, rent a car or get a pedicure without leaving campus, now could be the time to have your voice heard.

    A new survey, created by The University of Arizona's Student... Read More

  • Agi Bakonyi is one of seven dispatchers with The University of Arizona Police Department.

    Name
    Agi Bakonyi

    Position
    Police dispatcher, University of Arizona Police Department

    Number of years at the UA
    8

    Favorite part about working at the UA
    "My co-workers. They're a fun bunch... Read More

  • The UA is considering replacing the campuswide e-mail and calendaring systems and wants feedback from employees.

    University of Arizona employees are being asked for their input on a potential replacement for the University e-mail and online calendar systems.

    University Information Technology Services is hosting a series of open... Read More

  • The people who kill viruses on your computer, teach you how to use new software and route calls to the right people are now part of the same team.

    The University of Arizona Information Technology Services unit has moved the... Read More

  • (Photo credit: James Gathany, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta)

    If you're in the habit of pitching half-full soda bottles or leaving the lid on the trashcan open, it could come back to bite you, campus officials are warning.

    With the mercury on the rise, peak mosquito season is upon us,... Read More

  • Mary Lor enjoys keeping an eye on campus happenings from behind the wheel of a CatTran shuttle.

    Name
    Mary Lor
    Position
    Cat Tran Driver, Parking and Transportation Services
    Number of years at the UA
    5
    Favorite part about working at the UA
    "The students, and just being on campus. There's... Read More

  • The University of Arizona's ADVANCE program is accepting nominations for speakers for its campus lecture series next year. The series brings female junior scientists and distinguished lecturers from other campuses to the UA as part of... Read More

  • Farmers' Market regulars who feared the end of the school year meant the end of easy access to fresh, locally grown fruits and veggies needn't worry. The weekly University of Arizona Farmers' Market will continue throughout the summer... Read More

  • Susan Morrison has a hand in creating costumes for every show performed by the Arizona Repertory Theatre.

    Name
    Susan Morrison
    Position
    Costume shop supervisor, School of Theatre Arts
    Number of years at the UA
    5
    Favorite part of working at the UA
    Working with students

    If you've ever attended an... Read More

  • About 500 UA students and employees volunteered to clean up seven campus-area neighborhoods. (Photo courtesy of the Office of Community Relations)

    Relationships between University of Arizona students and their nonstudent neighbors aren't always easy. In an effort to improve them, a team of UA students and employees recently took to the streets to clean up seven neighborhoods near... Read More

  • Anoop Chandola, author of "The Dharma Videos of Lust: Mysteries of Indian Religions"

    There have long been two sides to Anoop Chandola. There's the academician – a liberal university professor and linguist-anthropologist. Then there's a Hindu priest, who performs marriage, child naming and other traditional Hindu... Read More

  • Vincent Dixon, senior supervisor of the Student Union Memorial Center's production kitchen, is celebrating his 10th year at the UA.

    In the depths of Student Union Memorial Center exists a hidden, bustling world. It's the union's production kitchen, where cooks busily prepare meals for campus's long list of eateries, catered events and convenience stores.

    ... Read More

  • Christine Dykgraaf

    Three faculty members with distinguished careers in the classroom were presented with 2009 Magellan Circle Teaching Awards during the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences convocation ceremony.

    Christine Dykgraaf,... Read More

  • As some campus units seek out new sources of funding in challenging economic times, The University of Arizona community is asked to review campus policies regarding advertising and sponsor recognition on UA Web sites.

    A team... Read More

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