The University of Arizona

Girl Scouts CEO to Address UA Grads During 150th Commencement

UANews | May 5, 2014
Girl Scouts CEO Anna Maria Chavez, an alum of the College of Law, will be the keynote speaker at Commencement, when more than 7,500 degrees will be conferred upon new UA graduates.

Event Organized to Train People to be 'Modern-Day Abolitionists'

UANews | April 30, 2014
UA student Oumou Bah wants to educate the public on the horrors of human trafficking. To do that, she has organized the Human Trafficking Symposium.

UA Part of National Conversation Around Innovation Deficit

UANews | April 30, 2014
The importance of closing the innovation deficit — a priority of UA President Ann Weaver Hart and other higher education leaders — was the focus of a Senate hearing this week. The depth of the problem is illustrated in an infographic the UA created in partnership with the Association of American Universities and the Association of Public Land-Grant Universities.

A Century-Long Track Record of Serving Arizona and Benefiting the State's Economy

UANews | April 23, 2014
The UA's Cooperative Extension program is celebrating 100 years of serving Arizonans through programs designed to support agriculture, business, the community and the state's economy.

UA Grad Injured in Boston Marathon Bombing Makes Triumphant Comeback

UANews | April 23, 2014
It's been a year since UA alumna Jessica Kensky lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombing. After dozens of surgeries, she and her husband, who also lost a leg in the bombing, returned to compete in the race's handcycle division.

Red, Blue and Green: Old Main Renovation Reflects UA Commitment to Sustainability

UANews | April 21, 2014
As part of the restoration, contemporary technology like lights that turn themselves off is being integrated with the building's original green features.