The University of Arizona

New UA Residence Halls Earn Highest Sustainability Award

UANews | February 28, 2012
Árbol de la Vida and Likins halls are the first residency projects in the state to receive platinum LEED certification, joining the UA Campus Recreation Center. The halls provided 1,088 new beds and sustainable new communities for students in the 2011-12 academic year.

Maricopa County Community College District, UA Expand Transfer Program

UANews | February 27, 2012
The goals of the program are to increase the number of MCCCD students transferring to the UA, expand opportunities for direct transfer to specified UA degree programs and provide additional opportunities for MCCCD transfer students to obtain a UA bachelor's degree.

UA Awareness Events Focus on Eating Disorders

UANews | February 27, 2012
The UA is participating in National Eating Disorders Awareness Week Feb. 28-29. Body image surveys will be offered, and a documentary will be screened, including a discussion with nationally known activist and eating disorder therapist Carolyn Costin.

UA Expands Offerings for Central Arizona Students

UANews | February 24, 2012
Students now have access to additional degree options because of a new agreement signed by the UA and Central Arizona College administrators. Among the program offerings are agribusiness economics and management, nutritional sciences, anthropology, communication and English.

Honors College Hosts First Volunteer Week

UANews | February 24, 2012
Students in the UA Honors College have coordinated a week of volunteer activities leading up to the University's annual Cats in the Community service day. The Honors College events benefit several local nonprofit organizations.

UA: No Tuition Increase for In-State Continuing Undergrads

UANews | February 24, 2012
The UA is recommending no base tuition increase in 2012-13 for all continuing undergraduate resident students – despite years of declining state support and steep budget cuts. No new mandatory fees are being recommended.