The University of Arizona

Classroom on the Mountaintop

UANews | October 31, 2012
UA doctoral candidate Pacifica Sommers’ project has opened doors for elementary and middle school students to become acquainted with the sky islands and the sky itself, paving the way to developing multi-day natural science and astronomy immersion programs at the UA’s Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter.

Baseball Science Program Brings Kids Closer to Math, Physics

UANews | October 30, 2012
The Arizona Science of Baseball program engages middle school students with physics and statistics from the game of baseball to encourage classroom participation and help them with the challenges of science, technology, engineering and math - STEM subjects - in school. The inaugural program started this month.

UAHA to Celebrate 30 Years, Honor Baseball Coach Andy Lopez

UANews | October 29, 2012
The UA Hispanic Alumni organization, which is celebrating its 30-year anniversary this year, will honor the achievements of UA baseball coach Andy Lopez. The organization is hosting its annual Portraits of Excellence scholarship dinner in November.

UApresents Introduces New Student Promotion Team

UANews | October 25, 2012
The Student Promoters team is a group of about 35 UA students charged with helping UApresents in marketing, promotions and other initiatives. This is the second feature in a series about the role, function and contribution of UApresents, the University's professional performing arts organization.

UA Outreach Program Involves High School Students in Science

UANews | October 25, 2012
The UA's Native American Science and Engineering Program provides American Indian high school students research experience while encouraging them to pursue careers in the STEM fields. The students have been studying water quality and will present their work during an upcoming event.

Election 2012: Barber, McSally Live Forum to be Held at UA

UANews | October 17, 2012
The public is invited to the UA Student Union Memorial Center Grand Ballroom on Oct. 23 for a forum between candidates running for the Congressional seat in Arizona’s District 2. Ron Barber (D) and Martha McSally (R) have agreed to participate.