The University of Arizona

Wildcat Draft Legacy Still Going Strong

UANews | July 2, 2014
Since 1988, the UA has had 38 players selected for the NBA draft, which ties the Wildcats with Duke and Kentucky for the most in the nation over that span. Five of the UA’s last eight NBA draft picks went in the first round.

Arizona Gymnastics Earns Perfect Academic Progress Rate Score

UANews | May 27, 2014
The UA's women's gymnastics team has earned a perfect Academic Progress Rate score from the NCAA, a mark of academic excellence among the squad's members.

Lalang Garners Scholar Athlete of the Year, National Athlete of the Week Honors

UANews | May 21, 2014
UA senior Lawi Lalang, one of the most successful distance runners in collegiate history, has two more honors under his belt: the 2014 Pac-12 Scholar Athlete of the Year and National Athlete of the Week.

Lapan Family Donates $1M for UA Softball Facility Upgrades

UANews | May 19, 2014
Dr. David Lapan and his family, in conjunction with the Lapan Charitable Trust and the Lapan Memorial Sunshine Fund, have committed $1 million to begin the first phase of upgrades to the UA's softball facilities. The project will include space for a locker area and study center.

UA Encourages Wildcat Fans to Celebrate Safely and Bear Down With Pride

UANews | March 24, 2014
An awareness campaign launched by the UA and TPD encourages smart, safe and fun celebrations during the NCAA tournament.

Twice Torn Apart: A UA Alumna's Road to the Paralympic Games

UANews | March 17, 2014
At age 17, Alana Nichols was paralyzed in a snowboarding accident, but it didn't stop her from pursuing her passion for athletics. The UA alumna recently won a silver medal at the Paralympics in Sochi, Russia. Nichols says her time at the UA helped her get where she is today. "I found my potential, and it has really motivated me."