The UA's largest freshman class in history is also the first to enjoy the security provided by the University's Guaranteed Tuition Plan, which freezes undergraduate base tuition rates for four years. The plan aligns with one of the key goals of the UA's Never Settle strategic academic and business plan: to keep a UA education affordable for qualified students.
KXCI, Tucson's community radio station, has been working in partnership with the UA's Undergraduate Biology Research Program to highlight the work of undergraduate researchers. UA students conducting research at the University or in labs abroad speak about their work and their experiences.
Water is arguably the most valuable resource in the Southwest. At the UA, water harvesting is integrated across campus and taught to students, who then take a hands-on approach and apply what they've learned.