The University of Arizona

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.

Financial Fitness Fair to Challenge Local Students

UANews | April 19, 2012
The UA's Credit-Wise Cats coached teams from 14 local schools on financial literacy and ability to manage money. They will compete in an event on April 21 that is part of a community Financial Fitness Fair, which is free and open to the public.

UA Alumna an International Business Competition Finalist

UANews | April 19, 2012
Eager to learn from international intellectual property experts, UA alumna Xenia Kachur is on her way to Boston for the finals of the Licensing Executive Society Foundation Graduate Student Business Plan Competition. She founded her Tucson-based biomedical company, Kulira Technologies, while a student at the UA.