The University of Arizona

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 Launches College-Access Initiative

UANews | July 1, 2015
Five recent UA graduates will be placed in Tucson high schools this fall as part of the College Advising Corps, which works to increase the number of first-generation college students.

Pac-12 Follows UA's Lead, Joins Green Alliance

UANews | June 30, 2015
With a history of commitment to sustainability, the UA has been a member of the Green Sports Alliance since 2013 and in March hosted a "zero waste" men's basketball game.

Meet the UA North Valley Team

UANews | June 25, 2015
Students have the opportunity to earn a UA Bachelor of General Studies degree by taking classes on the Paradise Valley Community College campus.

UA Recognized for Innovation and Impact

UANews | June 24, 2015
The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities awards an elite designation to the University for its ability to translate research into technology innovation and commercialization.