The University of Arizona

Fund Gives Green Light to Sustainability

UANews | March 21, 2012
UA students on the Green Fund Committee have awarded nearly $400,000 to 16 student-led or student collaborative projects that promote sustainability on and off campus. The projects increase the usage of renewable energy, improve energy or water efficiency and reduce waste.

UA Reduces 2012-13 Tuition Proposal

UANews | March 21, 2012
The revised proposal, submitted to the Arizona Board of Regents, would hold the line on tuition increases for all resident undergraduate students. The regents will set tuition at their April board meeting.

UA Graduate Programs Reach National Heights

UANews | March 20, 2012
The UA's graduate program in geology remains No. 1 in the nation on the 2013 U.S. News & World Report's annual list of Best Graduate Schools. Several UA programs in a variety of colleges rank in the top 10.

Two UA Environment Experts Named Regents' Professors

UANews | March 15, 2012
Two widely respected environmental scholars, Robert J. Glennon and Thomas W. Swetnam, are the latest UA faculty members to be named Regents' Professors. Glennon is a noted authority on groundwater; Swetnam heads the UA's Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research.

UA Medical Students Focus on Global Need

UANews | March 15, 2012
During Global Health Week March 19-23, UA medical students will highlight international health-care needs and raise money to sponsor projects. The event will feature presentations by UA College of Medicine faculty members who share their expertise throughout the world.

Compost Cats Sees Progress

UANews | March 14, 2012
Compost Cats, a student-run campus group, implemented a composting bin system at three restaurants in the Student Union Memorial Center. Group members said they feel a sense of pride in what they have accomplished but remain focused on ways to improve the project.

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