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  • The campus community is being asked to vote on a new name for the Cellar restaurant in the Student Union Memorial Center.

    The restaurant, formerly with a burger joint feel, was transformed into a healthy eatery this fall in... Read More

  • Proposed 2009-2010 tution and fees at the three state universities will go before the Arizona Board of Regents when it meets this week at Arizona State University.

    After additional discussions with student leaders and other... Read More

  • Provost Meredith Hay urged the Faculty Senate on Monday not to get hung up on the idea of saving enough money to cover The University of Arizona's immediate budget concerns through the Transformation Plan.

    While cost cutting... Read More

  • The University community is invited to attend an open forum at 11:30 a.m. today to discuss campus parking price increases planned over the next three years.

    Parking and Transportation Services originally called for the... Read More

  • (Photo by Tim Fuller)

    Museums may be great places to learn about art, history and culture, but their "keep your hands to yourself" vibe doesn't always appeal to children, or even some adults.

    This Saturday, kids of all ages will be able to... Read More

  • Regents' Professor Mark Nichter

    Mark Nichter, a Regents' Professor of anthropology at The University of Arizona, is one of two recipients of the Society for Medical Anthropology's Career Achievement Award. The award – the highest honor awarded by the 1,400-member... Read More

  • Soyeon Shim

    After spearheading a $25 million fundraising campaign to build the new McClelland Park building to house the John and Doris Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences, school director Soyeon Shim has been honored with The University... Read More

  • With the holidays approaching, many of us will begin draping our homes with strings of twinkling lights. But have you ever wondered where this tradition came from?

    The University of Arizona's... Read More

  • Manuel Muñoz, a UA assistant professor of English and a fiction writer, is one of 10 writers across the nation to receive an award from the Whiting Foundation. (Photo courtesy of Helena María Viramontes)

    Manuel Muñoz was well aware of the Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation prior to receiving a recent phone call from the New York-based organization.

    When the call came, it was to inform Muñoz – a University of Arizona assistant... Read More

  • Jeffrey F. Milem, associate dean for the college and a UA higher education professor

    An associate dean for The University of Arizona College of Education has begun his term as president of the Association for the Study of Higher Education.

    Jeffrey F. Milem will serve through November 2009.

    "It is my... Read More

  • In an effort to allow more international students to meet college admission requirements, The University of Arizona has begun offering a new English language proficiency exam that is available nowhere else in the state.

    The UA... Read More

  • Carla Bitter

    For the past 26 months, the education and public outreach manager for the Phoenix Mission has shared her excitement for science and engineering aspects of the UA-led Mars mission with literally millions of schoolchildren, teachers,... Read More

  • The University of Arizona Office of External Relations has made some significant changes and additions to the Red Bar Café, the University’s source for information and resources regarding the UA Identification Program. UA employees... Read More

  • 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

  • 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


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