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Apollo 11: Remembering One of the Most Important Moments in Human History

This guest column is part of a two-part blog series on UA's involved in the Apollo 11 mission. Also read "Apollo 11: Reaching for the Moon." The package is part of UANews coverage on the UA Lunar and Planetary Laboratory's historic involvement with NASA missions.

Advice From a UA Alumnus

Luis Ramírez Thomas is president of Ramírez Advisors Inter-National LLC and has more than 25 years of experience working on infrastructure projects along the U.S.-Mexico border. 

How to Make Prickly Pear Pad Tacos

Carolyn Niethammer, a 1966 and 1980 University of Arizona graduate, authored "The Prickly Pear Cookbook" and "Cooking the Wild Southwest," published by the UA Press. Both books offer many recipes for prickly pear fruit.

Grad Represents Wildcat Nation in Enterprise Ad

A UA alum is featured in a new commercial about the high number of college graduates employed by Enterprise Rent-A-Car.

Thomas Welch, a 2010 graduate, works as one of the company's California branch managers.

Test Your Wildcat Spirit

In honor of the 100-year anniversary of the crossword puzzle, we've made a puzzle of our own – the UA Challenge. Are you up for it?

And here's more trivia: Did you know that UA alumnus Merl Reagle sold his first crossword puzzle to The New York Times when he was 16? Now a nationally syndicated crossword expert, Reagle presented "Crossword Puzzles – The 100-Year 'Fad'" during the Tucson Festival of Books.

Celebrating Black Alumni

Photo credit: Patrick McArdle/UANews

Theatre Alums Make It ‘Big’ in New Commercial

Screen capture from the Big Lots commercial featuring UA alumni.

Wildcat Couples Share Their Love Stories

On a campus bustling with more than 50,000 students and employees, it's inevitable. Maybe it happens at a residence hall social, in the line at a campus restaurant or in the stands of a Wildcat sports event.

The 10 Most Tweeted-About Super Bowl Ads

Doritos ad

Baby Boomers, the Generation in Transition

This guest post is the third piece in a four-part series about similarities and differences between baby boomers, Millennials and a newly defined subculture, Generation Z.

I have never really thought of myself as a baby boomer, but I know I must be because I was born in the Post-World War II baby boom between 1945 and 1964. So, I guess I fit that part of the definition but, there is more.

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