The University of Arizona

White House Honors Founder of UA’s Sky School Project

UANews | March 17, 2014
A passion for science, nature and education led the UA's Benjamin Blonder to create Sky School, a project that has won him presidential recognition as a White House Champion of Change. Blonder founded Sky School in 2012 to give lower-income children the chance to step outside their urban settings and learn about nature alongside experts.

UA Proposes Inflationary Increase in Tuition for Arizona Students, Guaranteed Tuition Plan

UANews | March 14, 2014
In its annual tuition and fees proposal to the Arizona Board of Regents, the UA has recommended a 2 percent increase for all resident students and a 5 percent increase for all nonresident students. The University also has proposed a guaranteed tuition rate plan for all incoming undergraduate students.

Debunking Hollywood Myths About Forensic Science

UANews | March 13, 2014
Think your crime-solving skills are sharp after binge-watching all those episodes of "CSI"? Think again, says forensic anthropologist Alexis Gray. Gray, who has done consulting for the Fox series "Bones," will give a talk on campus about how forensic science in real life differs from what we see on TV.

UA to Join Fall and Spring Commencement Ceremonies Into One

UANews | March 13, 2014
December graduates may choose to walk in the commencement ceremony in May, either the semester prior to or after their official graduation.

How to Land a Job

UANews | March 13, 2014
This year’s UA's Spring Career Days included employer representatives from 27 states and Toronto. Officials from more than 130 companies and organizations met with UA students for job interviews. UA students are considered especially strong candidates for positions with Apple, Inc., Charles Schwab, IBM, the Social Security Administration and Yelp, which will have representatives on site.

Several UA Graduate Programs Reach New Heights

UANews | March 11, 2014
The UA’s part-time master's program in business administration, computer science, education and mathematics saw ranking gains in the 2015 U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of Best Graduate Schools. “It’s gratifying to see hard work in graduate programs recognized and these are competitive programs,” said Andrew Carnie, dean of the UA Graduate College.

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