The University of 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.

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 Undergrad Taking Moon Research to Washington, D.C.

UANews | April 19, 2012
UA undergraduate researcher Michael Schaffner will present during Posters on the Hill in Washington, D.C. The event was developed to inform Congress of the importance to continue funding research opportunities at the nation's higher education institutions.

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.