The University of Arizona

New, Improved Technology Makes Students' Lives Easier

UANews | August 27, 2013
New technology offerings help students ease into the fall semester with new and improved classroom equipment, a career-planning tool, online textbooks and the latest gadgets available for checkout from the UA libraries.

UA Incoming Class Built With Intention, Increased Support

UANews | August 26, 2013
On the first day of classes, the UA welcomed about 9,600 diverse and academically accomplished new undergraduate students to campus. Early enrollment figures indicate increased student diversity, as well as strong enrollment of Arizona residents and former UA students who have re-enrolled to obtain their degrees.

UA is a National Leader in Choral Conducting

UANews | August 16, 2013
The UA maintains one of the largest and most prestigious choral studies programs in the United States for graduate students. Students and faculty are consistently invited to perform nationally and internationally with students earning highly competitive awards and strong job placement after their time at the UA.

First Nurses Graduate from UA College of Nursing Phoenix Campus

UANews | August 13, 2013
The UA's Master of Science for Entry to the Profession of Nursing is the only program of its kind in Arizona, and it has just graduated its first group of students at its Phoenix campus. The 16 new nurses hold degrees in disciplines that include education, veterinary science, anthropology and law.

UA Wins Grant to Nurture Digital Activism in Youth

UANews | August 13, 2013
The UA has been awarded a “Project:Connect” grant for the project “LoveMaps for Middle School: Nurturing Digital Activism for Social Justice.” The UA project, in partnership with The Feminist Wire, trains youth how to connect digital technology with social justice practices. It is one of just 16 projects funded out of 266 applicants.

Future Doctors Receive White Coats

UANews | August 12, 2013
Incoming students at the UA College of Medicine - Tucson donned their physician’s coats for the first time during the 19th annual White Coat Ceremony. The event marked the start of medical training for the class of 2017, which includes 62 women and 53 men, ranging in age from 21 to 48.

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