The University of Arizona

UA Launches Documentary Film Center and Public Series

UANews | February 16, 2015
Students from a range of disciplines will receive support in making documentary films, and a new film series, DocScapes, will engage the public on societal issues.

Solidarity Week to Focus on Compassionate Care

UANews | February 5, 2015
Medical schools, patient-care institutions and other health care organizations around the country will demonstrate of the importance of kindness to patients.

Trilobites Were the First Arizonans

UANews | February 9, 2015
A new Flandrau Science Center exhibit at the UA showcases the amazing creatures and what they have taught us about life on Earth. Trilobites' fossils are found in abundance in the Southwest.

Meet the Docs Who Rock

There's no doubt about it: Medical school is demanding. Between studying and working in the hospital, free time can be hard to come by.

But a group of University of Arizona medical students has found a way to take the edge off — with music.

Every Sunday night, the members of the aptly named DocApella gather in student Alex Sandweiss' living to room to take a deep breath in and sing it out.

Alumnus Pledges $1M Matching Gift to Athletics

UANews | February 5, 2015
Douglas Allred's donation has been earmarked for the Lowell-Stevens Football Facility, which opened less than two years ago and has become a hub for the UA athletic program.

UA Leads Effort to Build Mexican Extension

UANews | February 5, 2015
Project REINU will serve Mexico as a national university-based network of scientists and educators to provide resources and educational services.

UA's Efforts Address National STEM Demand

UANews | February 18, 2015
New approaches are in place to maintain students' interest in STEM and support them to degree completion. Active-learning teaching methods and re-engineered instructional spaces are part of the strategy.

Walter Piegorsch: UA's Wizard of Odds Does the Math

UANews | February 11, 2015
Calculating uncertainty and probability? The BIO5 statistics expert has co-authored the most comprehensive statistics resource available online, with 6,000-plus articles.

UA Recognized for Value by Princeton Review

UANews | February 4, 2015
University is among the 200 schools profiled by the education services company in its book, “Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Best Value Colleges and What It Takes to Get In.”

UA Shares 'Never Settle' Progress With Regents

UANews | February 5, 2015
When the UA's strategic plan was unveiled in November 2013, it was called ambitious. On Thursday, UA President Ann Weaver Hart and other leaders presented a progress report to the Arizona Board of Regents detailing improvements in every performance measure outlined. "When I started 2.5 years ago, I received some very clear messages from all of you about the University of Arizona and our relationship with Arizona, and where you wanted us to go," Hart told the regents. "We are laser-focused on this plan, and focused on the outcomes."

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