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  • Jay Nunamaker won the 2008 Technology Innovation Award for his work in software development.

    Nominations are being accepted for the 2009 Technology Innovation Award, given annually to a University of Arizona researcher who has successfully translated original and innovative technology ideas from the laboratory to the... Read More

  • From left to right, past NCPA President Stephen Giroux, MaHuong Nguyen, David Jacobson, Katie Schiraldi, Lauren Bartoli and team adviser Kevin Boesen.

    The bell of the USS Arizona was to be rung today to honor a team of students from The University of Arizona's College of Pharmacy.

    The bell – which is rung only on significant occasions in the life of the UA – is tolled at... Read More

  • Employees in Student Financial Aid are giving via "I Dare You" Jars.

    UA Cares events are springing up throughout campus to support a wide range of causes, including student scholarships and critical community services. The University of Arizona's annual employee-giving campaign kicked off Oct. 14 and... Read More

  • UA President Robert N. Shelton

    For those who can't get away from the office to hear President Robert N. Shelton's State of the University address tomorrow, a live webcast will allow them to tune in to the speech on their desktops.

    At 12:30 p.m., individuals... Read More

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    Creating flipbooks, designing skateboards and telling stories with string are just a few of the activities planned for "Culture Craft Saturday: Pictures in Motion" at the Arizona State Museum.

    The event, taking place in... Read More

  • Sue Kroeger, director of the Disability Resource Center (holding plaque) was honored with a 2008 Vision Award by the UA Commission on the Status of Women. She is shown here with (left to right) Amanda Kraus, Linda Breci, Christine Salvesen, Lynette Cook-Francis and Laura Todd Johnson. (Photo by Ernie Webster)

    Sue Kroeger's career path hasn't always been the most straight or narrow. The director of The University of Arizona's Disability Resource Center studied history, worked on political campaigns in Washington, D.C., and even joined a... Read More

  • Three faculty members of The University of Arizona College of Social and Behavioral Sciences have been named 2008 Magellan Circle Earl H. Carroll Fellows.

    Professors Susan Karant-Nunn, Charles Ragin and Mary Stiner are... Read More

  • Human Resources' redesigned Web site has categories for prospective employers, current employees, managers and supervisors and transitioning employees.

    University of Arizona employees may have noticed something a little different about the Human Resources Web site this semester. The design has been updated – but more importantly, HR officials have made changes they hope will make... Read More

  • The University of Arizona Office of External Relations invites amateur photographers to bring their cameras and tripods to campus and then enter their best photographs in the UA FotoCat Contest.

    Winning photographers will... Read More

  • At the first in a series of forums designed to allow faculty members to give their input on The University of Arizona Transformation Plan, attendees voiced concerns that the plan has created a culture of fear on campus and questioned... Read More

  • Vehicle identification numbers etched into a car's windows can help deter thieves and make stolen automobiles easier to recover.

    The University of Arizona Police Department will offer free Vehicle Identification Number etching Friday to help combat car theft on campus.

    In 2007, 80 on-campus car thefts were reported to UAPD, said Sgt. Juan Alvarez,... Read More

  • Researchers at The University of Arizona, one of the top 20 public research universities in the United States, bring in more than a half a billion dollars of external funding each year, creating thousands of jobs for Arizona residents... Read More

  • Arizona Assurance, initiated by UA President Robert N. Shelton, pays college costs for in-state students whose families make $42,400 or less per year. UA first lady Adrian Shelton, the first in her family to graduate from college, is one of the strongest advocates of the initiative's faculty mentor program.

    When Adrian Shelton, wife of University of Arizona president Robert N. Shelton, started as a freshman at Stanford University, she didn't know what to make of the intimidating and unfamiliar college world. Though she'd done well in high... Read More

  • Joel Dvoskin, a consultant for the Threat Assessment Group, will lead a series of safety training workshops for University employees and students Nov. 12-14.

    In an effort to keep The University of Arizona safe, a series of training sessions will be held this month to teach UA community members how to identify and handle potential dangers or threats on campus in their earliest stages.

    ... Read More
  • Employees of The University of Arizona and their families are invited to attend Arizona Football's UA Faculty and Staff Night on Nov. 22.

    Tickets to the 5 p.m. game against the Oregon Sate Beavers are $22 for UA employees and... Read More

  • Amid the maelstrom of white papers, some wonder how the nonacademic units of the University are addressing the transformation process and looming budget cuts. I'd like to offer the process we are using in Student Affairs as one example... Read More

  • The UA's Steve Holland (right) was honored as a 2008 Distinguished Risk Manager, along with Mike Bale of Oklahoma State University.

    When you work or study at an institution that generates 1,000 tons of hazardous waste a year, you want to know those materials are being disposed of safely.

    Enter The University of Arizona's Department of Risk Management and... Read More

  • What if your laptop or personal computer login and password were the final security measures keeping your identity from being stolen and sold to the highest bidder on the Internet?

    In fact, they are, says The University of... Read More

  • Last year, in the context of economic realities of budget cuts coupled with no new money to balance the increasing inflation in library acquisitions costs, the University Libraries and Center for Creative Photography recognized the... Read More

  • Free massages are among the features during "Stress Buster Days" at the Student Recreation Center.

    What do people do when the economy is in flux, gas and food prices are rising and the holiday season is just around the corner?

    Most of them stress out, according to a nationwide survey the American Psychological Association... Read More

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