The University of Arizona

Paralyzed Professor Returns to Classroom

UANews | June 25, 2010
Sheila Pitt, a professor in the UA School of Art, had to quit working when she was paralyzed after a horseback riding accident in 2008. This year, Pitt began teaching again and also began relearning to walk.

Staff Conference Sees Record Turnout

UANews | June 23, 2010
The Staff Advisory Council's fourth annual Crossroads conference attracted more than 200 University employees, who attended a variety of workshops for personal and professional development.

Aiding Teen Gang Members is Employee's Passion

UANews | June 23, 2010
Isaac Villegas-Durgin, a research technician and prevention specialist at the University of Arizona's Southwest Institute for Research on Women, has helped ex-gang members and young addicts.

Japanese Prints Exhibition Opening at UA Museum of Art

UANews | June 22, 2010
The artwork explores the print-making process, everyday life in pre-modern Japan, and the cultural exchange that took place between Japan and the Western world. The exhibition opens June 24.

Commitments to Service, Off Hours

UANews | June 18, 2010
In addition to working full time, raising children and pursuing advanced degrees - among a host of other commitments - UA faculty and staff members also carve out time to volunteer off campus.

Employee Q&A: Research Animal Vet Gail Stevenson

UANews | June 16, 2010
Veterinarian Gail Stevenson works with rodents used in University research, taking images that can provide information about a variety of health ailments, including stroke, cancer and heart disease.