The University of Arizona

Brain Evolution to be Explored During UA College of Science Lecture Series

UANews | January 17, 2014
This year’s talks, beginning Jan. 27, will focus on how brains originated and where the evolution of our own brain will take us. The topics to be covered over the entire series include brain imaging, the history of brain surgery, the ancestral circuits that can be found in the modern brain and the essentially perfect way our brains solve problems.

National Weather Service Names UA Arizona's First 'StormReady' University

UANews | January 16, 2014
From ferocious flash floods to hazardous haboobs, the UA is officially prepared to handle weather-related emergencies, according to the National Weather Service. The organization has named the UA Arizona's first StormReady university. In order to be designated StormReady, the UA had to meet several criteria, such as having a formal hazardous weather plan and 24-hour communication channels.

UA Chosen for International Partnership Program in Brazil

UANews | January 7, 2014
The UA is one of only 16 universities in the U.S. chosen by the Institute of International Education to participate in the International Academic Partnership Program. The program works to build the capacity of institutions and provide a global environment of partnership and exchange for students and faculty.

Six UA Students to Receive Centennial Awards at Commencement

UANews | December 17, 2013
Six outstanding UA students will be honored with Centennial Achievement Awards during Saturday's commencement ceremony. The award recognizes students who have demonstrated integrity and overcome enormous challenges to achieve a college education while making important contributions to their families and community.

ABOR Revises Residency Policy for Enrolled Members of Arizona Tribes

UANews | December 17, 2013
A change in ABOR residency policy provides an incentive for American Indian students from Arizona tribes who attend out-of-state colleges to return to Arizona to complete their degrees. The change goes into effect for the spring 2014 semester.

Two Faculty Earn Distinguished Outreach Awards

UANews | December 17, 2013
The UA will confer the title of University Distinguished Outreach Faculty on S. Peder Cuneo and Sally J. Reel during the UA's 149th commencement ceremony on Saturday. The title signals that Cuneo and Reel are highly invested in work beyond the University and have demonstrated a significant record of creative scholarship while also advancing University outreach efforts.