The University of Arizona

Dr. Peter Rhee to Undergrads: Travel, Today's a Good Day

UANews | May 12, 2012
Dr. Peter Rhee, chief of trauma, critical care and emergency surgery at The University of Arizona Medical Center-University Campus, told students about his travels and explained why today is a good day during his speech at the May 12 Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony.

Second UA College of Medicine-Phoenix Class Graduates

UANews | May 10, 2012
The second group of full-time Phoenix-based UA medical students walked out of the Phoenix Convention Center on May 9 as physicians. Forty students made up the second class of UA College of Medicine-Phoenix graduates.

UA Honorary Degrees to Commend Five Leaders

UANews | May 10, 2012
Five leaders in the fields of music, science, education and finance will be recognized with honorary degrees during the May 11 commencement ceremony for UA master's and doctoral students. The honorees are Sérgio Assad, Harry A. George, Emily Meschter, Brian P. Schmidt and Margaret Wilch.

Pharmacy Industry Leader, UA Alumnus Earns Achievement Award

UANews | May 9, 2012
Costco pharmacy head and devoted philanthropist Charles V. Burnett will be honored with the UA Alumni Association Alumni Achievement Award during the Graduate Commencement Ceremony on May 11. This is the highest honor the alumni association bestows upon alumni.

Students Head to Mexico-Guatemala Border to Study Migration

UANews | May 9, 2012
For nine days in May, a team of UA graduate students from the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and the College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture School of Landscape Architecture and Planning will study the effects of migration on health in the border communities of Chiapas, Mexico and San Marcos, Guatemala.

UA Students Sweep Prestigious National Awards

UANews | May 8, 2012
Dozens of UA students have earned fellowships and awards from the National Science Foundation and Philanthropic Educational Organization. The award recipients represent UA programs that include anthropology, astronomy, geosciences, optical science and planetary sciences.