The University of Arizona

$50M Gift From Haury Estate to Focus on Environment, Society and Southwest

UANews | September 22, 2014
A large bequest to the UA Foundation from the estate of Agnese Nelms Haury, a longtime friend of the University, has pushed the Arizona NOW fundraising campaign past the billion-dollar mark.

New 'Arizona Illustrated' Premieres This Weekend

UANews | September 4, 2014
"Arizona Illustrated" will continue is its legacy of engaging southern Arizona's viewers with thought-provoking, diverse stories. The Arizona Public Media series premieres Sept. 7.

The Rigors and Rewards of Teaching STEM Along the Border

UANews | September 3, 2014
Southern Arizona schools are facing an enormous need for qualified STEM teachers. The UA Transition to Teaching program offers a solution by providing training in poverty-level schools in Cochise and Santa Cruz counties for UA students who want to be STEM teachers.

Can We Really Eradicate Polio?

UANews | August 11, 2014
In a world that is constantly changing, attempts to eradicate diseases like polio may be unrealistic, according to a commentary written by a UA geography expert and two doctoral students.

Are Millennials Redefining Adulthood?

UANews | July 28, 2014
What does it mean to be a "grown-up?" Once upon a time, the typical hallmarks of adulthood were a spouse, a home and children. But that definition may be changing for millennials, UA-led research suggests.

Renters Spend Less on Housing But More on Energy, UA Study Finds

UANews | July 14, 2014
Multifamily housing is often an affordable option for low-income families in the U.S., but a new UA study finds those families could be spending hundreds of dollars more on utility costs every year due to a lack of energy-efficient housing features in their buildings.