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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.

UA, Verizon Advance Relationship Violence Awareness

UANews | October 15, 2012
Through a new partnership between the UA and Verizon Wireless, bins will be placed at campus locations so that students, faculty, staff and campus visitors can recycle their used wireless devices. The collaboration, which also resulted in additional funds for the UA's Oasis Program, is designed to help prevent relationship violence.

UA Students to Present 'Avenue Q'

UANews | October 4, 2012
For weeks, students in the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television went through the rigorous process of learning puppeteering in preparation for their presentation of "Avenue Q." In preparing for the Tony Award-winning production, the students had a chance to work with UA alumna Michelle Lane, a member of the second cast of "Avenue Q."

UA's Arts, Humanities Earn Global Billing

UANews | October 4, 2012
For the UA's work in the area of the arts and humanities, especially around teaching, research and international impact, the Times Higher Education World University Rankings has placed the University among the top 50 institutions in the world. Other institutions in the top 50 include Stanford University, Duke University, Cornell University, the University of Hong Kong and the University of California, Berkeley.

Grad's Work with Germ-Killing Copper Could Save Lives

UANews | October 2, 2012
UA alumnus Adam Estelle works on technology based on copper alloys that kills bacteria, fungi and viruses that lead to hospital-acquired infections, the fourth-leading cause of death in the United States. Estelle is a graduate of the UA materials science and engineering program.

UA Lands $1M Grant to Train Special Education Professors

UANews | October 1, 2012
UA faculty member John Umbreit has received a $1 million grant from a U.S. Department of Education office to train doctoral students toward becoming new professors of special education. The initiative is designed to help move more professionals into the field as more special education faculty are retiring.