The University of Arizona

UA Shifts Administrative Oversight to Boost Online Courses and Global Initiatives

UANews | September 4, 2013
UA President Ann Weaver Hart has announced two appointments designed to increase student accomplishment in online and off-campus courses and give more emphasis to UA initiatives around the world. Melissa Vito will hold the titles of vice provost for academic initiatives and student success, and senior vice president for student affairs and enrollment management. Michael Proctor will be vice president for global initiatives.

ROTC Instructors Arrive with Leadership, Global Experiences

UANews | August 30, 2013
With decades of experience commanding troops between them, UA ROTC instructors Benjamin J. Walters, Brian Donahoo and Michael Kuhn have a wealth of leadership knowledge to share. Here, each of them talks about their years of service and worldwide travels, finding parallels between military leadership and their current capacities at the UA.

Mountain Biking, Investor Boot Camp Among New UA Course Offerings for Public

UANews | August 28, 2013
This fall, the UA Outreach College is offering more than 150 new non-credit continuing education courses for adults in the general community. The courses, on topics ranging from mountain biking to investing, will be offered through the college's new division of continuing education.

UA, Tucson Community Members Host 'Sunrise Ceremony' to Welcome New School Year

UANews | August 27, 2013
To welcome students and the new academic year, UA and Tucson community members gathered for a "sunrise ceremony" led by local American Indian leaders. The University tradition began about five years ago with graduate students.

UA to Commemorate Anniversary of King's 'Dream' Speech With Bell Ringing

UANews | August 27, 2013
To commemorate the 50-year anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, the UA will join the statewide community in ringing bells today (Aug. 28) at noon. Gov. Jan Brewer encouraged all Arizonans to proudly ring their bells in tribute to the memory of King.

New, Improved Technology Makes Students' Lives Easier

UANews | August 27, 2013
New technology offerings help students ease into the fall semester with new and improved classroom equipment, a career-planning tool, online textbooks and the latest gadgets available for checkout from the UA libraries.