The University of Arizona

UA Club Unites Aspiring Entrepreneurs

UANews | January 11, 2013
The UA's Retail Entrepreneurship Club is recruiting students from all majors who are interested in one day starting their own businesses. The club is in the midst of planning its first Think Big retail development conference for aspiring entrepreneurs and local business owners, slated for April 20 on the UA campus.

UA to Pursue More Tillman Military Scholar Awards

UANews | January 10, 2013
One dozen UA students have been named Tillman Military Scholars, and UA students and staff are working to ensure that more are named this year. The nationally recognized scholarship program, founded by the Pat Tillman Foundation, supports servicemembers and veterans who exhibit a great passion for service and leadership.

Chinese Music, Martial Arts Among New Course Offerings

UANews | January 10, 2013
The UA Confucius Institute is offering new community courses in tai chi, martial arts and Chinese music and language that will be taught by visiting scholars from China. The institute, one of 80 of its kind in the United States, promotes Chinese language and culture.

Bringing Experience to the Classroom

UANews | January 3, 2013
Graduate students often are called upon or choose to teach undergraduates. But, many times, they have no prior teaching experience. A UA semester-long program is designed specifically for graduate students who do not have experience teaching, but are called to facilitate students' learning.

A Course in Professional Storytelling

UANews | December 13, 2012
Stephanie Balzer, communications director for the UA Foundation, created a University course to engage undergraduate and graduate students in storytelling. The result: highly descriptive personal narratives and, at times, new-found appreciation for the art involved in creative and persuasive writing.

UA Hosts Winter Commencement on Dec. 15

UANews | December 11, 2012
The UA will hold its 147th commencement ceremony on Dec. 15 at 9 a.m. in McKale Memorial Center. A total of 1,709 undergraduate student degrees, 594 master's degrees and 150 doctoral degrees will be conferred, plus one Master of Laws (International Trade and Business Law) degree and two Juris Doctorate degrees.