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Celebrating Black History Every Day

What year was President Barack Obama's first inauguration? 2009.

What is the name of Jada Pinkett-Smith's band? Wicked Wisdom. 

In 1863, who issued the Emancipation Proclamation symbolically freeing all slaves? Abraham Lincoln. Two years later marked the beginning of Juneteenth, which is now the oldest known event established to commemorate the end of slavery in the U.S.

Commencement Was a Family Affair

There are countless proud moments in a parent's life.

From a child's first steps to the first day of school and beyond, these moments compose the richly rewarding experience of parenthood.

UA Grads Put a Ring on It

When thousands of University of Arizona graduates step off campus later this month, they will go forth and continue representing their alma mater.

How to Build Your Best Resume

For the modern employee, the traditional resume no longer works.

Wildcat Review: A Tale of Two Coaches

Since following in his father's footsteps, University of Arizona alumnus Michael Lopez has seen his relationship grow stronger with his dad, UA head baseball coach Andy Lopez.

Medicine Alumna of the Year: Adele Marie O'Sullivan

Leading up to the UA's 100th Homecoming, we are highlighting UA alumni who are being honored by their colleges with alumni of the year awards.

Her religious community, the Sisters of St. Joseph, led Adele Marie O'Sullivan to the UA to study toward becoming a "sister doctor" with a career focused on caring for the poor and homeless.

Eller Alumna of the Year: Sarah Brown Smallhouse

Leading up to the UA's 100th Homecoming, we are highlighting UA alumni who are being honored with alumni of the year awards.

Tucson native and UA alumna Sarah Brown Smallhouse is president of the Thomas R. Brown Foundations, named for her late father.

Honors College Alumnus of the Year: Nick T. Spark

Leading up to the UA's 100th Homecoming, we are highlighting UA alumni who are being honored by their colleges with alumni of the year awards.

Nick T. Spark enrolled at the UA as a Flinn Scholar.

Science Alumnus of the Year: Kenneth Krane

Leading up to the UA's 100th Homecoming, we are highlighting UA alumni who are being honored by their colleges with alumni of the year awards.

Kenneth Krane, a Professor Emeritus of Physics at Oregon State University, is a prominent experimentalist in nuclear physics, and he is the Alumnus of the Year for the College of Science.

Engineering Alumnus of the Year: David Hutchens

Leading up to the UA's 100th Homecoming, we are highlighting UA alumni who are being honored by their colleges with alumni of the year awards.

David Hutchens is president and CEO of UniSource Energy Corporation, the parent company of Tucson Electric Power. Since joining UNS Energy in 1995, he has held various management positions, including vice president of energy efficiency and resource planning, vice president of wholesale energy and vice president of UNS Gas.

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