The University of Arizona

UA Opens New Sports Field, Offers More Fitness Opportunities

UANews | August 23, 2013
The intramural sports program at UA Campus Recreation offers a wide variety of activities for students, faculty and staff. The UA also now boasts a new on-campus recreational venue, the Cherry Street Field, which will be used for a variety of intramural and club sports and leisure activities.

UAPD Chief Daykin to Retire

UANews | August 22, 2013
UA Police Chief Anthony Daykin, who began as a street cop 41 years ago, has announced that he will retire at the year's end. Daykin a central role in policing a community in the tens of thousands and was responsible for hiring and promoting most of the people in the UA police force.

Thousands Prep to Welcome New, Returning Students

UANews | August 21, 2013
UA students, faculty and staff are hosting events across campus to welcome new and returning students to the University. The events are geared toward making sure undergraduate and graduate students feel a close bond to the University early in their academic careers.

Son or Daughter Off to College? UA Offers Resources to Help Parents Transition

UANews | August 20, 2013
As a new class of UA freshmen is preparing for the start of classes, a new crop of parents is preparing to be Wildcat moms and dads. The UA offers several resources to help parents of incoming freshmen through the college transition, including the Wildcat Family Conference.

UA Maintains its Top Global University Status

UANews | August 20, 2013
One of the world's most reputable ranking systems has placed the UA as the 78th best higher education institution in the world. The UA also had strong placement in physics and the combined category of natural sciences and mathematics.

UA Named a Top College in Forbes List

UANews | August 19, 2013
In a Forbes ranking of public and private institutions in the U.S., the UA placed at No. 211. The ranking team considered, among other factors, four-year graduation rates, the amount of debt students took on to earn their degrees and the likelihood of strong job placement after college.