The University of Arizona

Nobel Laureate, UA Alumnus Urges Grads to Chase Dreams

UANews | May 12, 2012
Brian Schmidt, who won the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics and is a 1989 graduate of the UA, shared words of wisdom during his speech May 11 at the UA Graduate Commencement Ceremony. Schmidt urged the graduates chase their dreams, find balance in life and be happy.

UA Graduation Speakers Share Messages for the Future

UANews | May 12, 2012
UA commencement speakers Dr. Peter Rhee and Nobel Laureate Brian Schmidt shared their past experiences and hopes for the future with more than 4,000 graduating students and their family members who attended the 2012 undergraduate and graduate commencement ceremonies.

Dr. Peter Rhee to Undergrads: Travel, Today's a Good Day

UANews | May 12, 2012
Dr. Peter Rhee, chief of trauma, critical care and emergency surgery at The University of Arizona Medical Center-University Campus, told students about his travels and explained why today is a good day during his speech at the May 12 Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony.

Second UA College of Medicine-Phoenix Class Graduates

UANews | May 10, 2012
The second group of full-time Phoenix-based UA medical students walked out of the Phoenix Convention Center on May 9 as physicians. Forty students made up the second class of UA College of Medicine-Phoenix graduates.

UA Honorary Degrees to Commend Five Leaders

UANews | May 10, 2012
Five leaders in the fields of music, science, education and finance will be recognized with honorary degrees during the May 11 commencement ceremony for UA master's and doctoral students. The honorees are Sérgio Assad, Harry A. George, Emily Meschter, Brian P. Schmidt and Margaret Wilch.

Students Head to Mexico-Guatemala Border to Study Migration

UANews | May 9, 2012
For nine days in May, a team of UA graduate students from the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and the College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture School of Landscape Architecture and Planning will study the effects of migration on health in the border communities of Chiapas, Mexico and San Marcos, Guatemala.

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