The University of Arizona

Engineering Design Day 2012 to Showcase Student Projects

UANews | April 26, 2012
UA College of Engineering Design Day on May 1 will showcase student inventions that save lives, track endangered species, take you virtual horse racing and support NASA missions. Engineering seniors will compete for more than $13,000 in industry-sponsored prizes.

UA to Celebrate 2012 Spring Graduates

UANews | April 25, 2012
The UA will celebrate the achievements of graduating students and prominent supporters of the institution during its Spring Commencement ceremonies on May 11-12. A total of 4,206 undergraduate student degrees will be conferred, plus 882 master's degrees and 298 doctoral degrees.

UA, Cochise College Promote Continued Collaboration

UANews | April 24, 2012
The UA is contributing to Cochise College's event, The Math and Science Experience, expected to draw more than 1,200 middle school students. The collaboration is an example of connections between the two institutions aimed at expanding educational opportunities in Arizona.

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.

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.