The University of Arizona

Center Focuses on Compassion to Improve Ethics, Health

UANews | January 5, 2015
The UA's new Center for Compassion Studies will be the nation’s first collegiate center to study how mindfulness and compassion can impact aspects of daily life.

SBS Advisory Council Delivers Holiday Cheer

UANews | December 16, 2014
Second annual drive brings food, toys and gift cards to needy students and families at Peter Howell Elementary School in Tucson.

Addressing Poverty, One Data Point at a Time

UANews | December 15, 2014
Tucson has one of the nation's highest poverty rates among large cities. UA faculty and students are tackling the issue through a course that continues in the spring.

UA International Centers Receive Title VI Funds

UANews | December 12, 2014
Grants establish the UA as a leader in foreign language instruction and Middle Eastern studies, and are funded under programs authorized by Title VI of the Higher Education Act of 1965.

Students With Disabilities Become Wildcats

UANews | December 10, 2014
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.

Improving Access to Libraries for All

UANews | December 8, 2014
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.