The University of Arizona

UA Employees Instrumental in Tucson Book Festival

UANews | March 10, 2010
UA employees are helping coordinate the Tucson Festival of Books, but more volunteers are needed.

Regents to Consider Tuition Increase

UANews | March 10, 2010
As state financial support for higher education declines, the Arizona Board of Regents is being asked to approve increased tuition and fees for the state's three public universities.

Cats in the Community to Renovate the Wildcat School

UANews | March 5, 2010
Three hundred volunteers will work on the middle school campus on Saturday to provide renovations for the soon to be K-8 school that provides science and technology education to low-income students.

Joel Valdez to Step Down at Midyear

UANews | March 4, 2010
Joel Valdez, who graduated from the UA in 1959, went on to become Tucson's first Hispanic city manager, a post he held for 16 years, is retiring after 20 years at the helm of the UA's business affairs. Through four UA presidential administrations, Valdez shepherded dozens of building projects on and off campus.

Sheltons Lunch With Arizona Assurance Scholars

UANews | March 3, 2010
President Robert N. Shleton and his wife, Adrian, spoke during a luncheon celebrating Arizona Assurance scholars whose academic successes have earned them a spot on the Honorable Mention List, Dean’s List, or Dean’s List with Distinction.

Science Writers Workshop to Focus on Communicating Research

UANews | March 3, 2010
The Science Writers Workshop, new to this year's Tucson Festival of Books, will focus on educating writers and scientists on how best to communicate scientific findings to the public.