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A Tribute to Outgoing Pride of Arizona Band Director, Jay Rees

Video produced by Kirk Sibley

Those who have befriended, worked and studied under Jay Rees over his nearly 20 years at the University of Arizona describe him as a tenacious leader who, through fierce commitment, has worked to elevate music education and the Pride of Arizona marching band's image and stature.

Philippines Surgical Medical Mission Includes UA Anesthesiology Team

UA Supporter Receives Surprise Ben’s Bell

University of Arizona partner Steve Seidl of Merle's Automotive Supply in Tucson was surprised with a a Ben’s Bell today in recognition of his longtime support of Cats in the Community, the UA's annual volunteer event.

Camp Ignites STEM-Related Wonder in Middle School Students

"I should be a scientist or something!"

Those are the words 11-year-old Serinah Sanchez exclaimed during the third annual BlastOff! summer science camp at the University of Arizona, right after completing a puzzle. That "aha" moment came after she successfully translated an mRNA code into a message that said, "I'm ready for science." And as members of University of Arizona Biochemistry Club, these are the moments we are trying to create.

A Peer Mentor for Students Who Need the Most Help

Trevor Gervais earned a scholarship to attend the University of Arizona through Arizona Assurance, a program that provides financial and social support

Some of the Sweet Moments from UA's 150th Commencement

One of the sweetest moments during the UA's 150th Commencement on Saturday included the engagement of graduates Brian Lamhang and Shannon Lim, both Doctor of Pharmacy graduates. On bended knee, Lamhang prosed to Lim while preparing for the procession to start.

Thank you Wildcat Mothers

UA College of Medicine – Phoenix students submitted a video, "Your Love," to the annual "Memmys," or medical student Emmy awards. The video is inspired by the stories of medical students.

Fourth-year medical students at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix starred in, directed and produced a music video in honor of those who helped them leading up to their graduation, including mothers. 

UA Club Nurtures Growth of High School Model United Nations Group

The Arizona Model United Nations just held its 52nd annual High School Conference, teaching nearly 200 high school students from the U.S. and Mexico about the importance of collaborating in addressing global challenges. During the event, students were split into groups based on U.N. committees and were asked to solve problems including international cooperation and action in outer space, empowering rural women, and deciding the guidelines surrounding human cloning in the medical field. We invited one organizer and two attendees to share their experiences with the club.

Grad Represents Wildcat Nation in Enterprise Ad

A UA alum is featured in a new commercial about the high number of college graduates employed by Enterprise Rent-A-Car.

Thomas Welch, a 2010 graduate, works as one of the company's California branch managers.

The UA in 2013, A Retrospective

How is the UA changing your world?

One need only take a look at some of the top news stories of the year.

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