The University of Arizona

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.

Mexican Poet, Peace Activist to Speak at UA

UANews | April 24, 2012
Javier Sicilia, a Mexican poet, essayist, novelist, journalist and now peace activist, will speak at the UA on April 30 to share his experience becoming the most prominent voice protesting Mexico's militarized war against drug cartels. The talk is free and open to the public.

C-Sections a Measure of Ethnic, Economic Disparities

UANews | April 13, 2012
UA sociologist Louise Roth says the increasing number of cesarean deliveries negatively impacts the health of women and their children and health-care costs. Roth's study will be published in the sociology journal Social Problems.