The University of Arizona

UA Fall Enrollment Sets Record for Diversity, Number of Freshmen

UANews | August 20, 2014
The UA will welcome more than 10,000 new students when classes start Monday, including the most diverse freshman class in UA history. They bring with them solid academic backgrounds as well as a strong interest in the STEM fields.

New Wildcats Will be Welcomed at UA Convocation

UANews | August 20, 2014
The UA Pep Band, along with Wilbur and Wilma Wildcat, will help welcome thousands of incoming students into the Wildcat family during New Student Convocation this weekend.

A Record Year for Technology Commercialization at the UA

UANews | August 1, 2014
With 167 patents filed and 11 startups launched in just a year, technology commercialization at the University of Arizona is kicking into high gear, with the UA's Never Settle strategic plan providing the road map.

Founding Faculty: Dr. Jack M. Layton Recalls 'Once-in-a-Lifetime' Opportunity

UANews | July 30, 2014
In 1966, Dr. Jack Layton got an unexpected phone call asking him to help start the UA College of Medicine. He ended up saying yes and became the first department head in the college. The inaugural class later honored him as "The Father of the Class of '71."

Longtime Band Leader Jay Rees Returning to Alma Mater

UANews | July 28, 2014
Over the past two decades, Rees has led the Pride of Arizona, known as the "World's First Alternative Music Marching Band." He leaves behind a legacy of passion, innovation and a commitment to pushing students to new heights.

College Guide Lists UA Among Schools With Strongest Support for Students With Learning Disabilities

UANews | July 14, 2014
The Fiske Guide to Colleges has again named the University of Arizona among the best in the nation in support of students with learning disabilities.

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