The University of Arizona

UA Grad Injured in Boston Marathon Bombing Makes Triumphant Comeback

UANews | April 23, 2014
It's been a year since UA alumna Jessica Kensky lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombing. After dozens of surgeries, she and her husband, who also lost a leg in the bombing, returned to compete in the race's handcycle division.

Kimberly Andrews Espy Appointed UA's Senior Vice President for Research

UANews | April 15, 2014
Kimberly Andrews Espy, PhD, has been appointed senior vice president for research at the University of Arizona. Espy will focus on current external relationships and building new ones to increase the University’s research enterprise.

UA’s Arizona Now Campaign Aims to Raise $1.5 Billion

UANews | April 14, 2014
The UA kicked off Arizona Now, its largest fundraising campaign in University history, with multiple events and a fireworks display. The campaign aims to raise $1.5 billion over the next several years. Donors have already given nearly $860 million.

Marcia McNutt: Clean Energy Among Key Challenges for Geoscience Students

UANews | April 14, 2014
Marcia McNutt, former head of the U.S. Geological Survey and current editor-in-chief of the journal Science, spoke during the UA's EarthWeek.

UA Opens Nation’s First Resource Center for Student Vets Studying Health Care

UANews | April 10, 2014
Senior government officials in Arizona, along with key university leaders, introduced the UA's new VETS Center at the Arizona Health Sciences Center on Thursday. The center is part of an important national effort to ensure that veterans integrate into civilian life with opportunities not only for higher education, but also jobs.

VETS Center Expands to Arizona Health Sciences Center

UANews | April 7, 2014
The UA will open its new VETS Center April 10. The center aims to provide veteran students with the guidance they need to pursue degrees and careers in the health sciences.

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