The University of Arizona

UA's Vito to Testify on Student Veteran Success Before Congressional Subcommittee

UANews | May 7, 2014
The UA has dramatically increased its student veteran services over the last few years. Today, Senior Vice President Melissa Vito will share the UA's success stories with a congressional subcommittee.

Girl Scouts CEO to Address UA Grads During 150th Commencement

UANews | May 5, 2014
Girl Scouts CEO Anna Maria Chavez, an alum of the College of Law, will be the keynote speaker at Commencement, when more than 7,500 degrees will be conferred upon new UA graduates.

University of Arizona to Offer Nation’s First Bachelor of Arts in Law

UANews | May 5, 2014
The UA will be the first university in the nation to offer a Bachelor of Arts in Law, starting this fall. The new degree will prepare graduates for careers in which a strong knowledge of law is advantageous, including those in fields such as city planning, business management, health care administration and human resources, among others.

Event Organized to Train People to be 'Modern-Day Abolitionists'

UANews | April 30, 2014
UA student Oumou Bah wants to educate the public on the horrors of human trafficking. To do that, she has organized the Human Trafficking Symposium.

UA Part of National Conversation Around Innovation Deficit

UANews | April 30, 2014
The importance of closing the innovation deficit — a priority of UA President Ann Weaver Hart and other higher education leaders — was the focus of a Senate hearing this week. The depth of the problem is illustrated in an infographic the UA created in partnership with the Association of American Universities and the Association of Public Land-Grant Universities.

UA Grad Injured in Boston Marathon Bombing Makes Triumphant Comeback

UANews | April 23, 2014
It's been a year since UA alumna Jessica Kensky lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombing. After dozens of surgeries, she and her husband, who also lost a leg in the bombing, returned to compete in the race's handcycle division.