The University of Arizona

Conveying the American Indian College Experience

UANews | March 29, 2013
The term "American Indian research asterisk" exists in academia to explain the lack of information available about the experiences of tribal members. Three UA affiliates have contributed to a newly published book that works to expand what is understood about the experiences of American Indians at the nation's colleges and universities.

New Green Fund-Supported Sustainability Projects Named

UANews | March 25, 2013
The Green Fund continues to support faculty, students and staff as they work together to make the UA a more environmentally sustainable institution, benefiting the campus and community. More than $470,000 have been granted to projects that expand sustainability efforts.

iSTEM Project Connects Students to Science, Engineering

UANews | March 21, 2013
One national priority is to train more youth toward eventual careers in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. Dozens of American Indian youth are engaging in a unique UA project called iSTEM that combines one-on-one mentoring with science and engineering education.

Arizona Board of Regents Welcomes New Student Member

UANews | March 20, 2013
The Arizona Board of Regents welcomes UA sophomore Valerie Hanna as the new student regent, appointed this week by Gov. Jan Brewer. Slated to graduate in 2015, Hanna is pursuing a bachelor's degree in political science with a focus on public policy and law.

UA Makes 2013-14 Tuition Proposal

UANews | March 15, 2013
A modest base tuition increase of 3 percent for resident and non-resident undergraduate and graduate students is necessary for 2013-14 if the UA is to meet its local, institutional and Arizona Board of Regents-mandated goals. Tuition revenue generated will support key initiatives including the retention and graduation of students, seeding research and making engagement experiences possible for all students, among other priorities.

UA Med Students to Meet Their 'Match'

UANews | March 14, 2013
Students in the UA College of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix will learn where they will do their residencies during Match Day on March 15. Most of the graduates are expected to remain in Arizona as resident-physicians. Residency programs vary in length from three years for general medicine/family practice specialties to eight years for the most specialized of surgeons.