The University of Arizona

UA Celebrates 100 Years of Community Partnership Through Cooperative Extension

UANews | May 12, 2014
Arizona Cooperative Extension's century of service was celebrated during an event that included a special message sent by the governor. Last year, the program engaged about 20,000 volunteers and nearly 200,000 youth across Arizona.

UA is No. 2 on Peace Corps Fellows List

UANews | May 9, 2014
Higher education institutions across the nation that support returned Peace Corps volunteers through the Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program, the UA ranks second. Currently, 63 returned volunteers affiliated with the UA are in the program, which provides graduate school scholarships and other support students pursuing graduate studies.

Vito Testifies on UA Student Vets Programs Before Congressional Subcommittee

UANews | May 8, 2014
Senior Vice President Melissa Vito outlined the UA's efforts to support student veterans, including the VETS Centers on the main campus and the Arizona Health Sciences Center campus and a special curriculum that was created to help veterans transition to college life.

UA's Phoenix Cancer Center is 'Topped Off,' Joins Award-Winning Medical School Building

UANews | May 7, 2014
The five-story University of Arizona Cancer Center is the newest addition to the Phoenix Biomedical Campus, home to the award-winning Health Sciences Education Building.

Dr. Leigh A. Neumayer Appointed First Female Head of UA Department of Surgery

UANews | May 7, 2014
Dr. Leigh A. Neumayer, a renowned expert in breast cancer, women’s health and surgical education, will be the first woman to lead the UA's surgery department and one of only six women surgery department heads in the nation.

Seven Students to be Honored at Commencement

UANews | May 7, 2014
Nominated by faculty and peers, six UA seniors have been selected to receive awards at the UA's spring commencement ceremony in recognition of their exemplary work and service. A seventh student has been chosen to receive the first Provost Award, given to a student who transferred to the UA from an Arizona community college.