The University of Arizona

New UA Degree Prepares Students to Battle Global Poverty, Hunger

UANews | July 19, 2012
The UA will offer a new Master's in Development Practice degree program this fall that will train students to work across the globe to combat poverty and hunger. The multidisciplinary program is one of just six like it in the nation and one of 22 worldwide.

UA Launches New Degree for Working Agriculture Professionals

UANews | July 13, 2012
A new UA degree option, the Master of Science in agricultural education with professional agriculture emphasis, offers distance learning opportunities for professionals already working in agriculture and life sciences fields. The program will be offered for the first time this fall through the UA College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

New Wildcats Get an Early Welcome

UANews | July 12, 2012
UA alumni in cities that include Albuquerque, Atlanta, Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, New York City, Seattle and Washington, D.C. are hosting events this summer to introduce incoming students to the Wildcat family. Called Summer Sendoff, the events are hosted by UA Alumni Association chapters in collaboration with the UA's Parents and Family Association.

UA Alumna Savannah Guthrie Named Co-Anchor of 'Today'

UANews | June 29, 2012
Savannah Guthrie, a 1993 UA School of Journalism graduate who co-hosts the third hour of NBC's "Today," has been named co-anchor of the show with Matt Lauer, the network announced June 29. Guthrie served as a UA commencement speaker in 2011.

Grant to Fund Study of Sport's Benefit to Injured Veterans

UANews | June 25, 2012
The UA Disability Studies Collaborative has received funding to explore the impact of sports and wellness on veterans with spinal cord injuries. The grant will draw veterans from across the country to the UA's Adaptive Athletics program and help researchers assess how sport impacts their educational goals.

Eller in Europe

UANews | June 20, 2012
More than 40 UA students in an Eller College of Management program, along with four instructors, are bound for Europe to study sports management. The students will attend and learn about managing some of the world's most prominent athletic events, including the Tour de France, Wimbledon and the 2012 Summer Olympics.