The University of Arizona

ABOR Revises Residency Policy for Enrolled Members of Arizona Tribes

UANews | December 17, 2013
A change in ABOR residency policy provides an incentive for American Indian students from Arizona tribes who attend out-of-state colleges to return to Arizona to complete their degrees. The change goes into effect for the spring 2014 semester.

Two Faculty Earn Distinguished Outreach Awards

UANews | December 17, 2013
The UA will confer the title of University Distinguished Outreach Faculty on S. Peder Cuneo and Sally J. Reel during the UA's 149th commencement ceremony on Saturday. The title signals that Cuneo and Reel are highly invested in work beyond the University and have demonstrated a significant record of creative scholarship while also advancing University outreach efforts.

Six UA Students to Receive Centennial Awards at Commencement

UANews | December 17, 2013
Six outstanding UA students will be honored with Centennial Achievement Awards during Saturday's commencement ceremony. The award recognizes students who have demonstrated integrity and overcome enormous challenges to achieve a college education while making important contributions to their families and community.

UA to Celebrate 149th Commencement on Saturday

UANews | December 16, 2013
Commencement, one of the most important ceremonies for the UA community, will be held Saturday to celebrate the achievements of students receiving their bachelor's, master's, doctoral and professional degrees. Provost Andrew Comrie will confer the degrees while UA alum and Tony Award winner Scott Pask will deliver the keynote address.

Bringing UA Research to the Community

UANews | December 10, 2013
The UA College of Science's popular Science Cafés represent an important educational and outreach effort aimed at breaking down barriers between the scientific community and general public. This fall's slate of talks will wrap up with subjects of general community interest in the areas of behavioral sciences and environmental research.

Warren Underpass Near UA Campus Reopens to Pedestrians

UANews | December 9, 2013
The Warren Underpass near the UA campus has reopened to pedestrians after being closed for nearly a year while tracks were laid for Tucson's Sun Link streetcar. Because the underpass will be shared by the streetcar, motorized vehicles and golf carts are prohibited in the area, and bicyclists must walk their bikes through the underpass.