The University of Arizona

UA Fall Enrollment Sets Record for Diversity, Number of Freshmen

UANews | August 20, 2014
The UA will welcome more than 10,000 new students when classes start Monday, including the most diverse freshman class in UA history. They bring with them solid academic backgrounds as well as a strong interest in the STEM fields.

UA Project Trains Native American High School Students to Build Aquaponic Systems

UANews | August 18, 2014
An idea proposed by a high school student has blossomed into a partnership that trains Native American teens to build and manage aquaponic systems so they can grow indigenous plants in their communities.

Remarkable Résumé: UA Student Journalist's Career Includes CNN, New York Times

UANews | August 18, 2014
UA journalism senior Amer Taleb already has worked in a number of high-profile newsrooms. Behind his passion for the field is a desire to improve the lives of others.

The UA Named a Top College by The Princeton Review

UANews | August 4, 2014
The Princeton Review has named the UA one of the best higher education institutions in the nation for undergraduate education. In its annual college guide, "The Best 379 Colleges: 2015 Edition," the UA is recognized for its academic and career support for students, as well as its sustainability initiatives and financial aid offerings.

UA Engineering Student Holding Her Own in Multiple Mining Internships

UANews | July 30, 2014
Danielle Taran’s internships have zigzagged her across Texas and stepped her through the life of a mine – from digging coal to reclaiming land. The first-generation college student played at Carnegie Hall in high school and is now holding her own in a field where men have dominated for centuries.

Support for UA Native American Grad Students Gets Boost With $2.4M Grant

UANews | July 23, 2014
The UA and three other higher education institutions have united to increase the number of American Indian and Alaska Native students in the STEM fields. The collaboration has just received a $2.4 million grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for the program, which was founded at the UA.

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