The University of Arizona

Ebola: What Are We Learning?

UANews | August 6, 2015
The UA is hosting a panel of experts who will discuss the continuing Ebola epidemic.

UA Announces Creation of Global Mining Law Center

UANews | August 5, 2015
Curriculum is expected to include specialty courses on the intellectual property of mining, water law, multinational taxation, and mining workplace safety and legal responsibility.

UA Again Named a Top College by Princeton Review

UANews | August 4, 2015
In the annual guide to nearly 400 schools, the University is rated highly for campus sustainability or "green" initiatives, quality of life, and entrepreneurial programs.

Student Receives Inaugural Huerta Scholarship

UANews | August 21, 2015
Four UA alumni working for a law firm in Seattle provided donations to establish the award, which has been given to law student Francisco Olea, a member of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe.

Icy Secrets From the Dawn of Time

UANews | August 4, 2015
UA planetary scientist Shane Byrne was selected by NASA to study ice formation processes on the dwarf planet Ceres, a mysterious world believed to hold clues about how the planets formed.

Leading the Way on Never Settle: Vincent Del Casino

The University of Arizona has made major strides with its 100% Engagement initiative, which guarantees all undergraduate students an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in their chosen field before they graduate.

The initiative, an important component of the University's Never Settle plan, provides students with formally documented, experiential education opportunities in the form of internships, research projects, service learning, community volunteerism and other activities.

UA Announces Partnership With Air Force Research Lab

UANews | August 3, 2015
A collaborative agreement with AFRL New Mexico in Albuquerque is expected to improve career opportunities for students and provide access to specialized test facilities.

UA Center Educates Public on Water Issues

UANews | August 3, 2015
The UA Water Resources Research Center recently released its 2015 Arroyo newsletter, which covers an "enormous topic" — Arizona’s water situation, and its challenges and options.

An 'A' for Arizona Assurance

The Arizona Assurance Scholars Program, begun in 2008 at the University of Arizona, provides low-income students with the opportunity to pursue a college education through a combination of resources.

The program, funded with public and private support, covers students' tuition, fees and books for four years and campus residence for the freshman year. To qualify, students must document their financial need and have a 3.0 grade-point average. Funding comes from federal aid, grants, donors and the students' part-time jobs. About 70 percent are first-generation college students.

UA Backs Movement in Financial Education for Teens

UANews | August 3, 2015
Across the country, middle and high schools have begun incorporating personal financial education into their curricula. A UA-launched website supplies teachers with resources.