The University of Arizona

Bringing UA Research to the Community

UANews | December 10, 2013
The UA College of Science's popular Science Cafés represent an important educational and outreach effort aimed at breaking down barriers between the scientific community and general public. This fall's slate of talks will wrap up with subjects of general community interest in the areas of behavioral sciences and environmental research.

Warren Underpass Near UA Campus Reopens to Pedestrians

UANews | December 9, 2013
The Warren Underpass near the UA campus has reopened to pedestrians after being closed for nearly a year while tracks were laid for Tucson's Sun Link streetcar. Because the underpass will be shared by the streetcar, motorized vehicles and golf carts are prohibited in the area, and bicyclists must walk their bikes through the underpass.

20 Tons of Glass, Fresh from the Oven

UANews | December 6, 2013
The Giant Magellan Telescope’s third primary mirror was unveiled at the University of Arizona’s Steward Observatory Mirror Lab on Friday. The UA is producing a total of seven mirrors. They'll be combined into a light-gathering surface 80 feet in diameter - creating the largest telescope ever built.

UA Alum and Three-Time Tony Award Winner to Speak at Commencement

UANews | December 5, 2013
UA alumnus and three-time Tony Award-winning scenic and costume designer Scott Pask has been named the University's commencement speaker. Pask will give his remarks at the fall commencement, happening Dec. 21 ceremony at the UA's McKale Memorial Center.

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.