The University of Arizona

Humanities Alumnus of the Year: Eric Scott Baker

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.

Old Main: The Best of Times

What is it about Old Main that draws people to it? Why do University of Arizona students, employees and visitors consistently stop in for a stroll around the veranda or take a seat nearby for lunch? Decade after decade, people have taken photos with the building, planned romantic dates to visit Old Main and even proposed marriage on the site. Photo opportunities have become part of the life of the building. 

Career After College: Alumni Share Tips for New Students

For students hoping to be competitive in the job market after graduating, the hard work must begin now – during college.

UA Alumni: Why They Give

When students attend the University of Arizona, they usually expect to get something out of their college experience: top-rated academics, a new social life, a sense of community and more.

What they don’t always anticipate is how much they will want to give back.

In Arizona Alumni Magazine's annual "10 by 10 feature," a group of 10 alumni who graduated 10 years ago speak about why they have decided to make financial gifts to the UA.

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

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