The University of Arizona

Nick Ross Named Pac-12 Field Athlete of the Year

UANews | June 15, 2012
Wildcat Nick Ross, a men's track and field team member, was named Pac-12 Field Athlete of the Year – the first time a UA student-athlete has taken the honor since it was instated in 2005. And the honor marks another in a list of awards Wildcats have taken for the 2012 track and field season.

UA Med-Start Offers High School Students Experience, Coursework

UANews | June 14, 2012
This summer, 74 high school students from across Arizona are involved in the UA College of Medicine's Med-Start Program. Some of the students will participate in a trauma simulation on June 15.

MIS Scholars Training for Future Careers

UANews | June 12, 2012
The management information systems field is booming nationwide, and students at the UA's Eller College of Management represent its future workforce. A new program is identifying potential MIS majors and providing them with scholarships and opportunities to learn the industry.

UA Sustaining Veteran Awareness

UANews | June 11, 2012
UA faculty and staff members are invited to attend military service member information sessions to learn and share about the needs of student veterans on campus. The free sessions will be held June 18-19 and are geared toward sustaining veteran service priorities.

The Marriage of Biology and Math

UANews | June 8, 2012
Universities across the nation, like the UA, are working to improve connections between biology and mathematics, two disciplines that seemingly have little in common. The merger can lead to improved research, especially in the fields of environmental and medical science.

Former UA Students Invent Robot, Start Own Company

UANews | June 8, 2012
Peter Seid and Phu Nguyen invented smartphone-controlled robots that can learn from their environment and interact with people. Their company, Romotive, is based in Las Vegas.