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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.

Military Family Gets a Surprise During UA Game at McKale

It's not unusual for the UA to recognize the contributions of the men and women who serve in the armed forces.

So nothing seemed out of the ordinary when Arizona Wildcats fan Tanya Campbell – wife of Master Sgt. Chris Campbell of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base – and their children, Alexander and Amelia, were called to the floor of the McKale Memorial Center on Thursday evening to be thanked for the sacrifices they have made during Campbell's deployment to Asia. 

UA Partners With Pima County Public Library to Welcome Non-English Speakers to the Library

A group of students in the University of Arizona's Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology has partnered with the Pima County Public Library to produce a series of videos introducing non-English speakers to local library services.

UA Eller Alumni Launch New Farmers’ Markets

UA alumni have opened two new Tucson area farmers’ markets near communities that currently have limited access to local foods.

A Tribute: Giving Thanks to Student Veteran Advocates

After serving as a combat medic in the U.S. Army for five years, Tucson native Matthew Randle decided to pursue a higher education degree.

After choosing the UA, he helped develop and expand programs for student veterans that resulted in the UA gaining notoriety across the U.S. Along the way, Randle said he found that the UA was, and still is, full of individuals willing and ready to help student veterans to be successful in all facets of life.

As a show of thanks, Randle shares a tribute:

The Founding of Walk With

Before I would arrive in Guatemala to start classes at the Center for Mesoamerican Research (CIRMA) and an internship with Centro de Salud, a free public health clinic in Antigua, I really did not know what to expect.

Two weeks after my arrival, the nurses asked me if I would like to join the traveling nurse team that administers immunizations in the surrounding rural communities.

October 2013: Month in Review

Members of the UA community were involved in advancing new ways of thinking and handling care while also answering some important questions about the future of education and life beyond Earth. 

Here is our summary of some of the month's interesting news involving members of the UA community:

New UA Report Details Successes and Best Practices in Heritage Food Recovery

Wildcats Making a Difference

In honor of Make a Difference Day, the largest national day of community service, University of Arizona students, faculty and staff are engaging in service projects to benefit communities beyond campus.