The UA is participating in a nationwide initiative to expand higher-education access for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. "You're going to love it here," students and families are told as a dream comes true.
Assisted by a $500,000 federal grant from the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program, the UA's Knowledge River program is training librarians to meet the technological and cultural needs of underserved communities.
UA School of Journalism students are producing news stories, in English and Spanish, for the entire region as part of the student-run Arizona Sonora News. Their content is appearing in newspapers and news sites on both sides of the border.