The University of Arizona

New Institute to Prep University Leaders

UANews | April 21, 2010
President Robert N. Shelton has established, through the help of donations, the UA Academic Leadership Institute to educate emerging campus leaders on how to navigate the challenges facing universities.

Campus Community Invited to Retirement Reception for Joel Valdez

UANews | April 21, 2010
All members of the campus community are welcome to attend Monday's reception for Joel Valdez, the UA's senior vice president for business affairs, who will retire this summer after 20 years at the University.

Happy Administrative Professionals Day

UANews | April 21, 2010
Departments across campus will recognize their administrative employees with cards, lunches and other tokens of appreciation in celebration of Administrative Professionals Day.

UA Named 'Tree Campus USA' University

UANews | April 21, 2010
The Arbor Day Foundation has named the UA as a Tree Campus USA university, an honor shared by just over 100 schools across the country. The Campus Arboretum manages approximately 8,000 trees on what is the oldest continuously maintained green space in Arizona.

Writing in the Digital Age

UANews | April 19, 2010
Hundreds of UA students will present their research April 20 during the First Year Writing Showcase.

In Memoriam: Marvin A. Stokes, Professor Emeritus of Dendrochronology

UANews | April 15, 2010
Marvin A. Stokes, a UA professor who studied tree rings in ancient Navajo sites and in Spanish Colonial mission churches, died April 7. He was 82.