The University of Arizona

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.

Education Dean Receives Endowed Chair

UANews | April 13, 2012
With funding from multiple donors, the Paul L. Lindsey & Kathy J. Alexander Dean's Chair in the UA College of Education has been established. UA College of Education Dean Ronald W. Marx has been named the endowed chair's first recipient.

UA Grants Seek to Bolster Ties With the Americas

UANews | April 5, 2012
The UA, a national leader in collaborations with the Americas, is looking to further bolster its ties with the region through grants to host visiting scholars, develop student exchange programs and promote research opportunities, among other initiatives.

UA Legislative Interns Spring Into Action

UANews | April 4, 2012
Each year, UA students spend a semester in Phoenix working with the state Legislature as part of an internship program organized by the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. This year, 17 participating students are writing speeches, summarizing bills and conducting research.