The University of Arizona

Visiting Teachers Develop Materials for Local Educators

UANews | March 12, 2012
Teachers from Mexico involved in the SEED project at the UA designed books to serve as resources for Tucson-area educators who teach about indigenous languages. The books focus on local legends, creation stories, life cycles, letter sounds and other content.

UA Downtown Launches Sustainable City Project

UANews | March 9, 2012
UA Downtown has launched a new partnership designed to tackle the profoundly complex issues facing Tucson and other cities in the 21st century. The Sustainable City Project focuses on issues of sustainable urban development and livable cities through education, outreach and research.

UA Receives Award for Internationalization

UANews | March 9, 2012
The Association of International Educators has honored the UA for its Latin American Research Program and its effort to train undergraduate students from abroad to conduct research while also preparing them for graduate study.

Class Project Part of Effort to Repair Old Main

UANews | March 8, 2012
UA students have designed and are building systems that will channel rainwater away from the iconic building's foundation. It's part of a series of repairs scheduled for the UA's 121-year-old landmark.

Healthier Snacking Options Featured in the Union

UANews | March 6, 2012
Student Union Memorial Center vending machines now feature prominent markers to identify healthier snack options thanks to the efforts of Student Health Advisory Committee members. The program looks to go campus-wide in the fall.

UA Offering Math Training for Teachers in Three Counties

UANews | March 5, 2012
A group of 140 elementary and middle school teachers in three Arizona counties will receive professional development training under a new grant-funded project led by faculty members in the UA colleges of education and science.