The University of Arizona

How to Learn on Your Feet

UANews | September 3, 2013
A variety of courses at the UA are taking students outside of the traditional lecture hall and into the community, the lab or the field to engage them in active learning. Such courses actively work to involve students in service learning, community engagement and fieldwork so that they are better prepared for post-University work.

ROTC Instructors Arrive with Leadership, Global Experiences

UANews | August 30, 2013
With decades of experience commanding troops between them, UA ROTC instructors Benjamin J. Walters, Brian Donahoo and Michael Kuhn have a wealth of leadership knowledge to share. Here, each of them talks about their years of service and worldwide travels, finding parallels between military leadership and their current capacities at the UA.

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.

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.