The University of Arizona

Greek Organizations Take National, Regional Awards

UANews | September 21, 2012
A number of UA fraternity and sorority members swept awards at their national meetings and conventions. All told, the UA chapters honored were recognized for strong leadership, recruitment, fundraising efforts and academic achievement.

UA Enrollment Tops 40,000 and Retention, Graduation Rates are Up Too

UANews | September 20, 2012
For the first time, overall enrollment at the UA this year has topped 40,000, and retention and graduation rates are up as well. The top majors for freshmen are pre-business (20.1 percent), pre-physiology (6.9 percent) and psychology (4.7 percent).

UA Students Head to Middle East to Aid in Urban Revitalization in Oman

UANews | September 13, 2012
A dozen architecture, landscape architecture and planning students will spend two-and-a-half weeks in the Middle Eastern city of Muscat, Oman, examining urban revitalization projects for the area. The students will research and evaluate a variety of projects, which might involve everything from public transportation to urban farming to wastewater management.

Magic is in the Air at the UA College of Engineering

UANews | September 13, 2012
The Materials Magic Show is presented by undergraduate students doing research with Erica Corral, assistant professor of materials science and engineering. The magic show is an integral part of Corral's undergraduate research program on high-temperature materials for aerospace and energy applications.

Former Astronaut to Present UA Student with Scholarship

UANews | September 6, 2012
UA senior Casey Mackin is a rising star in the world of electrical and computer engineering. Mackin, a UA undergraduate researcher working to improve the efficiency and sustainability of computers, has earned the Astronaut Scholarship, a nationally competitive award.

UA Students Explore Greek Islands in New Summer Abroad Program

UANews | September 6, 2012
A dozen UA students participated in the first year of Arizona in the Aegean, a four-week intensive summer study abroad program on the Greek islands. Students had the opportunity to visit museums and historical sites and to interact with local craftspeople on the islands throughout the hands-on program.