The University of Arizona

'What I Wish I Had Known as a Freshman'

Reflecting on their time as undergraduate students, three University of Arizona Regents' Professors say that collaborative work is underrated, humanities and history courses are indeed valuable, and mistakes can be a great teacher.

A Tribute to Outgoing Pride of Arizona Band Director, Jay Rees

Video produced by Kirk Sibley

Those who have befriended, worked and studied under Jay Rees over his nearly 20 years at the University of Arizona describe him as a tenacious leader who, through fierce commitment, has worked to elevate music education and the Pride of Arizona marching band's image and stature.

Photo Essay: UA Training the Next Generation of STEM Specialists

This summer, 45 high school students from Tucson, Tuba City, Scottsdale, Phoenix and Nogales took part in an innovative University of Arizona program called KEYS – Keep Engaging Youth in Science. During the seven-week immersion program, the students served as interns alongside faculty members, postdoctoral students and graduate students in various UA laboratories.

Apollo 11: Reaching for the Moon

This guest column is part of a two-part blog series on UA's involved in the Apollo 11 mission. Also read "Apollo 11: Remembering One of the Most Important Moments in Human History." The package is part of UANews coverage on the UA Lunar and Planetary Laboratory's historic involvement with NASA missions.

Apollo 11: Remembering One of the Most Important Moments in Human History

This guest column is part of a two-part blog series on UA's involved in the Apollo 11 mission. Also read "Apollo 11: Reaching for the Moon." The package is part of UANews coverage on the UA Lunar and Planetary Laboratory's historic involvement with NASA missions.

Tips for Preventing Wildfires

As people are gearing up for Fourth of July celebrations, and Arizona remembers the Yarnell Hill Fire a year later, it's important to be reminded of the high fire risk throughout much of the state.

Arizona Facing High Fire Danger a Year After Yarnell

Photo courtesy of the Arizona Department of Health Services

Students, Master Artists Collaborate to Mass Produce Prints

At the School of Art, students have access to a sizable printmaking facility where they are able to produce lithography, relief and intaglio works. It is part of the University of Arizona's effort to train students in classical artistic works at a time when students also are helping to drive the re-emerging popularity of printmaking.

Some of the Sweet Moments from UA's 150th Commencement

One of the sweetest moments during the UA's 150th Commencement on Saturday included the engagement of graduates Brian Lamhang and Shannon Lim, both Doctor of Pharmacy graduates. On bended knee, Lamhang prosed to Lim while preparing for the procession to start.

UA Singers in Europe to Perform the Famed 'Stabat Mater'

Members of the Arizona Choir and the UA Symphonic Choir are in Europe to perform at Vienna's Musikverein and Prague's Dvořák Hall in a once-in-a-lifetime experience after having received a personal invitation to present.

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