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UA Team Promotes Equity With Translation Project

UANews | November 4, 2014
UA language specialists Jaime Fatás-Cabeza, Lizbeth Feria and Leonardo Vega are being honored by the city of Tucson for translating official city webpages into Spanish.

SBS Alumna of the Year: Melody S. Robidoux

Leading up to the UA's 100th Homecoming, we are highlighting UA alumni who are being honored by their colleges with alumni of the year awards.

On an August day in 1976, Melody Robidoux's grandparents dropped her off at the UA's Maricopa Residence Hall. She remembers feeling slightly overwhelmed — and very warm. The campus was far different from her hometown of Flagstaff, Ariz., but her adventure was about to begin.

UA Student Chapter Earns National Award

UANews | November 3, 2014
A UA student chapter earned the 2014 SACNAS Role Model Award for Outstanding Native American Outreach.

Tech Park Celebrates Solar Zone Milestone

UANews | October 29, 2014
Facility that occupies 165 acres of land at the UA Tech Park in southeastern Tucson had 10 participants in its first phase.

Fine Arts Alumnus of the Year: Jeffrey Haskell

Leading up to the UA's 100th Homecoming, we are highlighting UA alumni who are being honored by their colleges with alumni of the year awards.

Jeff Haskell, a pianist, arranger and conductor, entered the world of professional music at age 12, working along jazz greats such as Ray Smyth and Jackie Davis. He began as a scat-singing boy soprano and, by age 16, he was working with saxophonist Lew Tabackin.

A Little Halloween Love for Bats

UANews | October 29, 2014
Yes, they have an image problem, but give them credit for saving cotton farmers millions of dollars in crop damage and insecticide costs. However, their role in pest control is changing, a UA scientist says.

No Better Day Than Band Day

The Pride of Arizona hosted the University of Arizona's annual Band Day, which brought together 37 high school bands from across the state on Oct. 25 to be evaluated on their musical and marching abilities at Arizona Stadium. 

Education Alumna of the Year: Colleen Niccum

Leading up to the UA's 100th Homecoming, we are highlighting UA alumni who are being honored by their colleges with alumni of the year awards.

UA Ranked No. 64 of Best Global Universities

UANews | October 28, 2014
Acclaimed program in space science merits No. 5 ranking, and nine others are listed in the top 100 in their categories.

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