The University of Arizona

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.

UA South Students Headed for Fall Internships in DC

UANews | July 9, 2014
UA South students Beatriz Greeno and Juan Andres Espinoza are among 28 students nationwide who were selected for the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute's Congressional Internship Program. Both came to the UA as community college transfer students.

American Indian Studies Becomes Department, Plans to Offer Bachelor's Degree

UANews | July 7, 2014
American Indian Studies has become a department within the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, a move that will foster more interdisciplinary partnerships and help with the creation of an undergraduate degree.

Landmark Merger to Benefit Clinical Research, Student Training and Health Care in Arizona

UANews | June 26, 2014
The University of Arizona Health Network and the University of Arizona have entered into an agreement with Banner Health that will result in improved facilities, expanded research, stronger physician training and better health care for Arizonans.

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