The University of Arizona

UA to Kick Off the Largest Campaign in its History on April 11

UANews | April 2, 2014
In a comprehensive fundraising campaign being launched next week, the UA will aim to raise more than $1 billion to support the ambitious goals outlined in the University's Never Settle strategic plan.

UA Pest Control Experts to Create Nationwide Guidelines for Schools

UANews | April 2, 2014
The Environmental Protection Agency has given the UA’s School IPM program $250,000 to create training materials that can be used in schools nationwide to safely and effectively eliminate insects, rodents and weeds.

Renowned African American Historian to Speak at the UA

UANews | April 1, 2014
Saidiya Hartman is a historian and archivist who is recognized for her scholarly work investigating the representation of women and girls in American slavery. Hartman will present the fourth annual Miranda Joseph Endowed Lecture at the UA.

Grant From Beckman Foundation to Support UA's Future Leaders in Science, Medicine

UANews | March 28, 2014
Recognizing the UA's success in sustained, in-depth undergraduate research, the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation has named the University a partner institution under its scholarship program. To help prepare future leaders in science and medicine the UA, a grant from the foundation will fund six undergraduate researchers and, for the first time, their mentors.

Judith Heumann, Disability Rights Leader, to Speak at UA

UANews | March 25, 2014
Judith Heumann, an internationally recognized disability rights leader, will present a talk this week at the UA on the global climate around disability rights. Heumann will highlight challenges and opportunities around the world and offer perspectives on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

UA Earns 2013 Tree Campus USA Designation

UANews | March 25, 2014
The UA may be in the desert, but it's known for its lush plant life. To recognize its efforts in growing and maintaining healthy trees, the Arbor Day Foundation has designated the UA as a 2013 Tree Campus.