The University of Arizona

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.

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.

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.

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.