The University of Arizona

USS Arizona Memorial Events to be Held at UA, President Hart and Rep Barber to Speak

UANews | November 27, 2013
In honor of the National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, UA President Ann Weaver Hart and U.S. Rep. Ron Barber will speak during the USS Arizona Ceremony, being held on the UA campus. In advance of the event, Lauren Bruner, one of the few remaining survivors of the USS Arizona bombing, will tour parts of the UA and speak with students, veterans and members of the public.

UA Named a Top University for Student Veterans

UANews | November 26, 2013
U.S. News & World Report has ranked the UA as one of the nation's top universities for veterans. Ranked No. 23, the UA offers a range of programs and services geared toward student veterans, including a new student center at the Arizona Health Sciences Center.

Teri Lucie Thompson Elected to APLU Strategic Communications Council

UANews | November 24, 2013
As a member of the APLU Council for Strategic Communications and Advancement Executive Committee, UA Senior Vice President for University Relations Teri Lucie Thompson will help advance the communications agenda and aggressively advocate for the achievements of public research, land-grant and urban universities to the nation.

Creating the ‘Super Land-Grant’ University

UANews | November 21, 2013
Never Settle, the UA’s strategic academic and business plan, will position the University to become a “super land-grant” institution. In a presentation to the Arizona Board of Regents, UA President Ann Weaver Hart and other UA leaders laid out plans for enrollment growth, faculty development, increased research expenditures and improved technology commercialization. Such efforts, Hart said, will help improve the workforce, grow the state economy and aid in national competitiveness.

Three UA Faculty Members Inducted as Regents' Professors, Two as Distinguished Professors

UANews | November 21, 2013
Three UA faculty members have been conferred with the highly prestigious rank of Regents' Professor: Hsinchun Chen, Xiaohui Fan and Neal R. Armstrong in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Eric A. Betterton and Charles W. Scruggs were inducted as Distinguished Professors.

New University Approach to Intellectual Property Optimizes IP Disposition

UANews | November 21, 2013
Tech Launch Arizona has established The Arizona Choice, a new and innovative approach to help the UA and industry foster productive collaborations while reducing the complexity of the intellectual property disposition process. Through the new approach, UA faculty and researchers can work collaboratively with industry partners to determine disposition terms in research agreements, improving transparency and flexibility while maximizing benefits for all partners involved.