The University of Arizona

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.

UA Students Attend Dalai Lama Lecture

UANews | May 2, 2012
Eighteen UA Honors College students traveled to San Diego recently to hear the Dalai Lama speak about compassion in a world of challenges. The adventure was made possible through the college's new field trip program, intended to enhance the student experience.

Brigetta Barrett: The Will to Rise

UANews | May 2, 2012
UA theatre arts major Brigetta Barrett, a three-time NCAA champion in track and field, is looking to win her fourth title and make Team USA for the 2012 Olympic Games. The high jumper, a junior at the UA, holds the top collegiate mark in the country and is tied for the second-best mark in the world.

UA to Highlight the Study of Unique Films

UANews | May 2, 2012
Students provided with scholarly access to the archives of Ken Wolfgang will present their research on the filmmaker and his work during a May 3 symposium. Hosted by Special Collections and the UA English department, the event will highlight the interdisciplinary study of filmmaking.

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