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Woman’s Poems Reveal Perspective as Veteran, Civilian

My poems are drawn from my unique experience as a woman combat veteran and also someone who has lived in Afghanistan as a civilian.

Photo credit: Eric Hervey

New Start Gives Incoming Students a Strong Beginning

Hundreds of University of Arizona students begin their fall semester already better prepared thanks to the New Start program, now in its 45th year.

Nearly 14,000 students have been involved in the six-week summer bridge program, now in its 45th year. The program is designed to help incoming freshmen succeed in the transition from high school to college, offering them academic classes, college success workshops, tutoring and peer mentoring.

UA Alumni: Why They Give

When students attend the University of Arizona, they usually expect to get something out of their college experience: top-rated academics, a new social life, a sense of community and more.

What they don’t always anticipate is how much they will want to give back.

In Arizona Alumni Magazine's annual "10 by 10 feature," a group of 10 alumni who graduated 10 years ago speak about why they have decided to make financial gifts to the UA.

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. 

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