The University of Arizona

Tumamoc Hill Promotes Learning, Stewardship

UANews | August 26, 2015
New signs along the popular trail at Tumamoc Hill encourage hikers to appreciate the ecology of the hill.

UA Again Named a Top College by Princeton Review

UANews | August 4, 2015
In the annual guide to nearly 400 schools, the University is rated highly for campus sustainability or "green" initiatives, quality of life, and entrepreneurial programs.

UA Part of National Team to Receive $110M to Launch Photonics Institute

UANews | July 27, 2015
The UA College of Optical Sciences is part of a national public-private partnership set to receive $110 million in federal funding to revolutionize Internet communication, with other benefits expected to impact multiple commercial technology sectors.

William R. Dickinson, Major Figure in Plate Tectonics and Pacific Archaeology, Dies

UANews | July 27, 2015
UA geoscientist William R. Dickinson, 83, integrated the fields of plate tectonics and sedimentology and helped trace the migration of humans through the Pacific. He died in his sleep on July 21 while on an archeological field trip in Nuku'alofa, Tonga.

UA Director Speaks Before U.S. House Subcommittee about Rural Health Care Disparities

UANews | July 27, 2015
Dr. Dan Derksen, director of the Center for Rural Health at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, will provide a testimony about the disparities created in rural areas by Medicare regulations and payment.

UA Improves to No. 68 Ranking Worldwide, No. 42 in US

UANews | July 17, 2015
The Center for World University Rankings used quantitative measures to assess the quality of education, the prestige of faculty members and the quality of faculty research.