The University of Arizona

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.

Student Achievement a Highlight of Commencement

UANews | May 7, 2012
UA students Aeen Asghar, Alice Cai, Ella Starobinska, Jovan Ruvalcaba, Hanna Renee Henson and Aubri Carman will be honored for their outstanding achievements during the undergraduate Spring Commencement ceremony on May 12.

Grant Funds STEM Program for American Indian, Hispanic Youth

UANews | May 4, 2012
Over the next three years, the UA Southwest Institute for Research on Women and its partners will involve 60 American Indian and Hispanic students in a program incorporating mentoring and informal scientific exploration.

UA Convocations Kick Off 2012 Graduation Festivities

UANews | May 3, 2012
To further recognize graduating student accomplishments, UA students and family members are invited to participate in convocation ceremonies hosted by various colleges, departments and groups throughout the University. The festivities begin this weekend.    

Bruce R. and Patricia A. Bartlett Donate $2M to UA SALT Center

UANews | May 3, 2012
The SALT Center supports UA students with learning and attention challenges. This gift is the largest ever donated directly in support of the center. To honor the donors and their generosity, the building that houses the center will be renamed the Patricia A. Bartlett Building.