The University of Arizona

UA Adds a Leaf to Its Sustainability Portfolio

UANews | April 21, 2011
The UA will receive an all-electric car for its car-sharing fleet on Earth Day – Friday, April 22. Through its partnership with Connect by Hertz, UA employees and students will be able to choose a zero-emissions Nissan Leaf in addition to several fuel-efficient vehicles already available.

UA Students Named Goldwater Scholars

UANews | April 18, 2011
UA students Derek Huang and Ersilia Anghel have been named recipients of Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education awards. The scholarship is one of the nation’s most important awards for top undergraduates in the mathematics, science and engineering disciplines.

At the UA, It's Earth Day All Week Long

UANews | April 14, 2011
Coordinated by the UA's Office of Sustainability, special events include a lecture series, Campus Arboretum tours, open houses, exhibits, film screenings and more. Earth Day is April 22.

UA Scholarship Honors Fallen Soldier

UANews | April 13, 2011
Susie Tipton was using the Internet to look up information about her late husband's military unit when she came upon a site about a UA scholarship created in his memory. Tipton said the scholarship is an honorable memorial.

UA Math Center Receives National Award

UANews | April 13, 2011
The UA's Math Center has won a major award for exemplary achievement. The center has had a marked impact on student interest in math, as the number of mathematics majors at the UA has more than doubled since 2004.

Desert Plant Seeds Added to International Vault

UANews | April 11, 2011
The UA's Desert Legumes Program has stored part of its collection in the vast underground Svalbard Global Seed Vault near the North Pole. DELEP is one of only three U.S. agencies given access to the Norwegian vault.