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  • The U.S. Census Bureau reports that 20 percent, or more than 100,000 people, in Tucson are living below the poverty line.

    That is the central focus of an upcoming “Poverty and Prescriptive Solutions Forum,” which will be... Read More

  • Academic performance is on the rise in 10 sports programs, UA Athletics Director Jim Livengood told the Faculty Senate this week.

    A recent NCAA Academic Progress Report, known as the APR, shows an increase in academic... Read More

  • Elizabeth Boyd

    As The University of Arizona's first assistant vice president for research compliance and policy, Elizabeth Boyd is tasked with bringing together the various compliance offices around campus while helping make the UA a leader in... Read More

  • This month’s “got Science Café” offers a chance to load up on information about the Phoenix Mars Mission, which is due to land on the Martian surface in less than a month.

    Mission scientists Patrick Woida and Rigel... Read More

  • How has research from The University of Arizona made the world a better place?

    If you have a great example, please send it on to the UA marketing department for possible use in the "Thanks to the U" advertising campaign, which... Read More

  • Ruth Claros-Kartchner never imagined she would return to her birthplace in Chile to conduct research.

    But return she will. She has been invited by the Chilean Ministry of Education to study the country’s deaf education, to... Read More

  • President Robert N. Shelton asks that all employees review the University's policies regarding the use of illicit drugs and abuse of alcohol and renew their commitment to promoting and maintaining a drug-free campus.

    Under the... Read More

  • In recognition of all they do for us every day, administrative professionals are being celebrated in workplaces around the country today.

    Administrative Professionals Day, begun in 1952 as part of National Secretaries Week,... Read More

  • The University of Arizona tomorrow will seek approval to designate three new Regents' Professors, the highest honor awarded by the University to its faculty members.

    The names go before the Arizona Board of Regents during its... Read More

  • Perplexed by podcasting?

    Learn what they're all about, and how to produce your very own podcast, during events being held tomorrow by The University of Arizona BookStores and Apple Inc.

    The UA BookStores' Computer and... Read More

  • Annabelle Nunez

    Three University of Arizona graduates – two of whom now work at the University – are among a group of librarians that have been recognized for going beyond the traditional realm of librarianship by doing innovative work that is... Read More

  • The Arizona State Museum is home to the largest collection of Southwest Indian pottery in the world and on May 10 the museum will open its newest exhibition, "The Pottery Project," to show it off.

    With some 20,000 whole... Read More

  • Hands-On Instructional Technology is the theme of the 13th Annual Learning Technologies Showcase, a day of events designed to help instructors learn to use technology in their classrooms.

    The showcase, co-sponsored by Learning... Read More

  • Jacqueline L. Mok

    President Robert N. Shelton has selected Jacqueline L. Mok, currently the vice provost for academic affairs at The University of Arizona, as the next vice president and chief of staff.

    Her appointment, announced today, is... Read More

  • Allison M. Vaillancourt

    Allison M. Vaillancourt, currently associate vice president for human resources at The University of Arizona, has been appointed by President Robert N. Shelton as vice president for human resources.

    Her appointment is subject... Read More

  • Kylee Eblin.

    The bell of the USS Arizona was to be rung today to honor Kylee Eblin, a University of Arizona doctoral student in pharmacology and toxicology, who recently won the Society of Toxicology's Women in Toxicology Student Achievement Award... Read More

  • "The World Without Us," written by University of Arizona journalism professor Alan Weisman, continues to earn kudos.

    The book, which theorizes what the planet would look like if all humans vanished, has been named a "... Read More

  • Each year around August, the Wildcat Pow Wow Society begins planning for an event that works to unify not only the campus community but American Indian populations in the region.

    Now in its 13th year, the "Wildcat Pow Wow" is... Read More

  • The dance performed by the Whirling Dervishes was inspired by Rumi.

    To commemorate the 800th anniversary of the birth of Jalal al-Din Muhammad Rumi, the prominent Muslim poet commonly known as Rumi, The University of Arizona is screening a documentary about his life and the following he inspired.

    ... Read More
  • The University of Arizona College of Medicine plays a critical role in the UA's national reputation, President Robert N. Shelton told members of the Faculty Senate on Monday, while acknowledging that its unique relationship with... Read More

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