The University of Arizona

UA Honorary Degrees to Commend Five Leaders

UANews | May 10, 2012
Five leaders in the fields of music, science, education and finance will be recognized with honorary degrees during the May 11 commencement ceremony for UA master's and doctoral students. The honorees are Sérgio Assad, Harry A. George, Emily Meschter, Brian P. Schmidt and Margaret Wilch.

Second UA College of Medicine-Phoenix Class Graduates

UANews | May 10, 2012
The second group of full-time Phoenix-based UA medical students walked out of the Phoenix Convention Center on May 9 as physicians. Forty students made up the second class of UA College of Medicine-Phoenix graduates.

Students Head to Mexico-Guatemala Border to Study Migration

UANews | May 9, 2012
For nine days in May, a team of UA graduate students from the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and the College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture School of Landscape Architecture and Planning will study the effects of migration on health in the border communities of Chiapas, Mexico and San Marcos, Guatemala.

Pharmacy Industry Leader, UA Alumnus Earns Achievement Award

UANews | May 9, 2012
Costco pharmacy head and devoted philanthropist Charles V. Burnett will be honored with the UA Alumni Association Alumni Achievement Award during the Graduate Commencement Ceremony on May 11. This is the highest honor the alumni association bestows upon alumni.

Study: Texting Increases Turnout to Campus Blood Drive

UANews | May 8, 2012
As part of a class, UA students designed and carried out an experiment to see if sending text message or email reminders to blood-drive volunteers would improve turnout. The reminders increased donor turnout by 11 percent.

A Rare Feat: UA Grad Earns Three Distinct Degrees

UANews | May 8, 2012
When Brandon McBrien graduates this week, he will have accomplished something only seven other known UA students have managed in the institution's history. He has earned three separate University degrees concurrently.