The University of Arizona

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.

Walk and Talk With Provost Meredith Hay

UANews | March 3, 2010
Provost Meredith Hay will lead a short campus walk as part of the Walk Across Arizona campaign to promote physical fitness.

Video: Daring Fundraiser Entertains

UANews | March 3, 2010
Employees from the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid performed a series of dares as part of a fundraiser for the Tucson Comunity Food Bank.