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UA Hispanic Alumni Club to Honor Distinguished Students

UANews | April 23, 2012
For 30 years and counting, the UA Hispanic Alumni club has continued its mission to raise scholarship funds for distinguished UA Hispanic graduates. It will honor four UA students during its annual Celebration of Excellence Luncheon on April 26.

Playing the Odds to Your Favor

UANews | April 23, 2012
UA mathematics senior Jason Xu has been honored with an Excellence in Undergraduate Research award from the College of Science. Xu, who is minoring in music and economics, intends to pursue his doctorate degree and eventually become a professor at a research institution.

White House Forum Recognizes Arizona Law, SALA

UANews | April 20, 2012
After the housing bubble burst, the UA's James E. Rogers College of Law launched The Mortgage Clinic through a collaboration with Southern Arizona Legal Aid. For their work, the UA law school and nonprofit organization were recognized this week during a White House forum.

UA Surgeon, Nobel Laureate to Speak at Commencement

UANews | April 20, 2012
Dr. Peter Rhee of The University of Arizona Medical Center-University Campus and Brian Schmidt, a Nobel Laureate and UA alumnus, will serve as the 2012 Spring Commencement speakers. Schmidt will speak during the graduate ceremony on May 11, and Rhee will speak during the undergraduate ceremony on May 12.

Scanning the Brain for Impending Error

UANews | April 19, 2012
UA computer science doctoral student Federico Cirett is using new technology to predict, in advance, when people will make a mistake. He's been testing subjects taking the SAT exam in math.

Financial Fitness Fair to Challenge Local Students

UANews | April 19, 2012
The UA's Credit-Wise Cats coached teams from 14 local schools on financial literacy and ability to manage money. They will compete in an event on April 21 that is part of a community Financial Fitness Fair, which is free and open to the public.