The UA Named a Top College by The Princeton Review
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.
Support for UA Native American Grad Students Gets Boost With $2.4M Grant
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.
UA-Neighborhood Partnership Makes a Garden Grow
The Rincon Heights Community Garden, born out of a partnership between the UA and a neighborhood association, gives residents a place to grow organic fruits and vegetables while giving UA students a place to learn about nutrition, native ecology and landscape design.
Recent and soon-to-be graduates from the UA, ASU and NAU will gather June 5 for a first-of-its-kind career mixer on the UA College of Medicine-Phoenix campus. The event aims to connect Arizona employers with graduates of the state's three public universities.
UA graduate students in the College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture are working on a proposal to bring water to the Santa Cruz and other areas in downtown Tucson and to revitalize the area and inspire city planners with new ideas.
Seven student teams from the College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture are in a juried competition to design communities of the future. The winners will be announced during an event on May 23.
Seven of the top 15 high schools in Arizona ranked by U.S. News & World Report offer ENGR 102 HS, the engineering introduction course from the UA College of Engineering. For fall 2012, 25 Arizona high schools are scheduled to offer the course in cities ranging from Yuma to Phoenix.
They come from San Tan Valley, Athem, Ariz. and many cities in between. With the start of the UA's summer pre-session, the first crop of University students began classes at a new site, the Chandler Community Center.
The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, a club at the UA committed to community outreach and recruitment, has been recognized with Raytheon's Eagle Award. The award pays tribute to the armed forces for the club's dedication to core values including discipline and courage.