The University of Arizona

UA Named Top 'Green' School by Princeton Review

UANews | April 16, 2013
The University of Arizona has been named among the top "green" colleges in the country in "The Princeton Review's Guide to 322 Green Colleges: 2013 Edition." The guidebook, released just in time for Earth Day on April 22, reviews colleges' commitments to sustainability in academic offerings, campus infrastructure, activities and career preparation.

UA Adds Tech Transfer to Promotion, Tenure Criteria

UANews | April 8, 2013
New faculty promotion and tenure guidelines take into account efforts in technology commercialization. The move is a cultural shift that emphasizes developing ideas with the potential to benefit the local and state economy, and beyond.

UA Law Students Will See Tuition Decrease in 2013-14

UANews | April 4, 2013
The Arizona Board of Regents has approved the UA's tuition proposal for 2013-14, sharply reducing overall tuition for law students and modestly increasing base tuition for undergraduate, graduate and medical students. Tuition revenue will support key initiatives including the retention and graduation of students, seeding research and making engagement experiences possible for all students, among other priorities.

Tech Launch Arizona Releases 'Roadmap' for Commercializing Research

UANews | April 2, 2013
Tech Launch Arizona, a technology commercialization center at the UA, celebrated its grand opening and new strategic plan during an event on April 1. UA President Ann Weaver Hart said Tech Launch Arizona, which focuses on moving UA knowledge and inventions to market, will play an important role in the University's future.

Camp Wildcat Encourages College-Going Culture in Youth

UANews | April 2, 2013
Camp Wildcat is a student-run UA organization that has, for decades, worked to encourage a college-going culture among Tucson-area youth. With a fundraiser forthcoming, the organization's volunteers hope to gain support to ensure that the program continues to make an impact in the lives of children.

UA Dedicates New School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences

UANews | April 1, 2013
The UA has established a new School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences that will bring together teaching, research and extension resources from across the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to focus on animal health, growth, nutrition and disease, and human health challenges facing Arizona and the global community. The new school likely will host the proposed Arizona Veterinary Medical Education program.