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  • 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

  • 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.

    ... Read More

  • 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

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