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  • Jennifer Barton

    University of Arizona neuroscientist Carol Barnes has been named associate director of the BIO5 Institute and UA biomedical engineer Jennifer Barton has been named assistant director.

    Pharmacy professor Laurence Hurley is... Read More

  • George Domino, professor emeritus of psychology at the UA, is the author of "Picasso, Mozart, and You: Unleashing Your Creative Self."

    We can't all be skilled painters like Picasso. Or gifted musicians like Mozart. Or genius scientists like Einstein. But that doesn't mean we can't tap into our inner creativity in other ways.

    That's the topic of "Picasso,... Read More

  • As the University of Arizona's Mosaic Project to replace aging administrative computer systems on campus continues on schedule, a variety of new training options are being made available to help UA employees learn to use the new... Read More

  • On Saturday, many Tucson families will take to the streets in search of the perfect perch for watching Fourth of July fireworks. But University of Arizona community members looking to avoid the holiday traffic jam are invited to view... Read More

  • Peder Cuneo provides veterinary care for the UA's large animals.

    Name
    Peder Cuneo

    Position
    Extension veterinarian, department of veterinary science and microbiology
    Associate director, University Animal Care

    Number of years at the UA
    21

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  • To mark the 40th anniversary of Apollo 11's arrival on the moon, Lo Que Pasa is asking readers to submit memories, stories or snapshots that capture what it felt like on that day.

    What were you doing on July 20, 1969? Where... Read More

  • CatTran coordinator Glenn Grafton.

    On Aug. 17, Parking and Transportation Services at The University of Arizona will resume its regular CatTran shuttle service in and around campus.

    The most noticeable change will be an additional route, the Green Line, which... Read More

  • Shaun O. Sommerer

    The University of Arizona Foundation has hired Shaun O. Sommerer as vice president for Arizona Health Sciences development.

    The office of the vice president for development directs and facilitates efforts to build... Read More

  • A new club is helping women in biosciences improve their public speaking skills.

    Researchers and scientists at The University of Arizona are often charged with communicating their findings to their peers, but when it comes to explaining them to the general public it can sometimes be challenging to boil complex work... Read More

  • Michele Norin said UA's InCommon Federation membership will mean more streamlined Web-based service between the three state universities.

    The ability for faculty, students and staff to have a simplified, seamless and secure connection to Web-based services between the state's three universities is the reason behind The University of Arizona's decision to become a member... Read More

  • Heather Ewing does sign language interpreting for UA classes, performances, tours, lectures and more.

    Name
    Heather Ewing

    Position
    Interpreter, Disability Resource Center

    Number of years at the UA
    2

    Favorite thing about working at the UA
    "It's just a huge community. I love it, I really do.... Read More

  • Participants in "A" Camp and Teen Camp enjoy a wide array of aquatic activities.

    The University of Arizona department of campus recreation is currently in the midst of hosting hundreds of children for its summer programming.

    Campus Recreation's popular "A" Camp, Teen Camp and Kids Summer Swim provide... Read More

  • UA employees are encouraged to attend a six-week session offered by UA's Life & Work Connections that will cover topics related to health, wellness and fitness.

    A free, six-week workshop geared toward University of Arizona employees will explore ways to boost energy levels while reducing health risks. 

    The "You and Your Health" will focus on life choices and is designed to help... Read More

  • Information on official UA logos is just one part of the 'A' chart now available for UA employees.

    Have a question about the how to use an official University of Arizona logo or where to download it? The new ‘A' chart – now available for free to all employees – provides a quick visual guide on the University's graphic... Read More

  • 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

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