The University of Arizona

Students Head to Mexico-Guatemala Border to Study Migration

UANews | May 9, 2012
For nine days in May, a team of UA graduate students from the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and the College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture School of Landscape Architecture and Planning will study the effects of migration on health in the border communities of Chiapas, Mexico and San Marcos, Guatemala.

UA Studies Social Dynamics in Post-Katrina New Orleans

UANews | May 7, 2012
UA researchers who studied Mardi Gras in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina found that collective gift giving played an important role in rebuilding the social and cultural fabric of the community. The study originated in the Eller College of Management.

Grant Funds STEM Program for American Indian, Hispanic Youth

UANews | May 4, 2012
Over the next three years, the UA Southwest Institute for Research on Women and its partners will involve 60 American Indian and Hispanic students in a program incorporating mentoring and informal scientific exploration.

Binational Migration Institute Celebrates Five-Year Mark

UANews | April 27, 2012
The UA's Binational Migration Institute is now officially a part of the department of Mexican American Studies.

Arizona's Greenspace Honored

UANews | April 26, 2012
The UA has again been selected as a "Tree Campus USA" school. The Campus Arboretum manages several thousand trees, some nearly as old as the university itself.

Federal Grant Funds UA Educational Software Expansion

UANews | April 24, 2012
UA professor Carole R. Beal and her collaborators have earned a $1.2 million federal grant to make AnimalWatch, the web-based tutoring program for algebra readiness, accessible for visually impaired students.