The University of Arizona

President Hart to Address Higher Education Funding on Board of New National Project

UANews | October 3, 2013
UA President Ann Weaver Hart is on the advisory board for a national project created to address challenges related to declining state funding for public higher education. The Lincoln Project: Excellence and Access in Public Higher Education is an initiative of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. The project board will meet for the first time this month.

Reported Gunman in Cherry Street Garage: UAPD Gives All-Clear

UANews | October 3, 2013
The University of Arizona Police Department investigated a report Thursday afternoon that there was a man in the Cherry Street garage with a rifle. UAPD immediately responded, secured the area and conducted a thorough search of the garage, McKale Memorial Center and the surrounding area. No gunman was found. An all-clear was issued later in the afternoon.

War in the 21st Century

UANews | October 2, 2013
Peter Warren Singer, senior fellow and director of the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence at the Brookings Institution, will speak at the UA Oct. 3. The lecture, sponsored by the UA Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry, is free and open to the public, and will be held in the South Ballroom of the Student Union Memorial Center.

Hart Visits Prescott to Expand, Cultivate Synergistic Partnerships

UANews | October 1, 2013
UA President Ann Weaver Hart visited Prescott, Ariz. to lay foundations for new and expanded partnerships there. While there, Hart also presented the UA's strategic plan, "Never Settle," to alumni groups, government officials, business leaders and others.

Saving Old Main, the UA's Oldest Building

UANews | October 1, 2013
UA President Ann Weaver Hart and UA Foundation President James H. Moore Jr. launched a $13.5 million fundraising campaign to advance the continued restoration and preservation of Old Main. The iconic building is one of the oldest in the state of Arizona and the restoration project is the most comprehensive rehabilitation Old Main has undergone.

Eller College Announces Dave Sitton Student Mentorship Grant

UANews | September 30, 2013
The UA's Eller College of Management has announced an anonymous commitment that honors the memory of Dave Sitton, a UA and community leader who died Aug. 12. Jim Click, who leads one of the nation's largest automotive dealer groups, has matched the commitment. The Dave Sitton Student Mentorship Grant will support mentorship in the UA's top-ranked McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship.