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Old Main Renovation Wins Several Awards

Wed, 06/10/2015 - 3:50am
The recent restoration of Old Main, a UA campus treasure, brought state and regional awards this month for its planning, design and construction team.

UA's Miller to Coach U19 Team for US

Wed, 06/10/2015 - 3:50am
The U19 team, which will compete in this summer's World Championships in Greece, is one of five national teams for USA Basketball.

Video Highlights UA-Led Research on Human Evolution, Climate

Wed, 06/10/2015 - 3:50am
The 14-minute "A Human Climate" tracks scientists as they investigate the climate that prevailed when key hominin fossils such as Lucy and Turkana Boy were alive.

Giffords, Kelly to Speak at Law School Graduation

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 3:50am
The college will confer 183 degrees in its centennial commencement and also will recognize the first four students to receive the nation's only Bachelor in Law degree.

UA Employees, Programs Honored

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 3:50am
Congratulations to these recently honored University programs and employees.

Three UA Students Among Goldwater Scholars

Mon, 06/08/2015 - 3:50am
Undergraduate researchers Alison Comrie, Travis Sawyer and Jeannie Wilkening have been selected as national Goldwater Scholars for their study in STEM-related fields.

Goodbye 'Mad Men,' Hello Grief

Mon, 06/08/2015 - 3:50am
When a popular TV series ends, fans are left wondering "what happens next" for characters they’ve come to know — and some miss those characters as if they had been real social connections.

Mindfulness Practices Help With Focus

Mon, 06/08/2015 - 3:50am
Sports psychologist George Mumford visited the UA campus recently for a talk hosted by the Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry.

And Now ... Commencement 2015!

Sun, 06/07/2015 - 3:50am
UA President Ann Weaver Hart will confer degrees upon thousands of eligible graduates during the 151st Commencement on Saturday night in Arizona Stadium. About 40,000 guests are expected.

A Light Touch for Museum Artwork

Wed, 06/03/2015 - 3:50am
As museums explore new lighting technologies to enhance viewing without damaging artwork, a UA team is developing an LED system that draws from the world of optical science.

Alumni-Owned Company Awarded $100K Grant

Wed, 06/03/2015 - 3:50am
The goal of Grafted Growers is to create a sustainable indoor growing system that will produce affordable, higher-quality grafted vegetable transplants with fewer resources.

The Future Is Now at Engineering Design Day

Wed, 06/03/2015 - 3:50am
An engineer with Tucson Electric Power calls it "the most exciting event I attend all year." Interdisciplinary collaboration and enthusiastic corporate support are hallmarks of the UA's annual competition.

UA Poetry Center Awarded NEA Grant

Tue, 06/02/2015 - 3:50am
Funding will cover programming such as readings, lectures and school visits for 2015-2016 — and it comes at a critical time, said the center's director, Tyler Meier.

With Laughter and Tears, UA Sends Off Grads

Tue, 06/02/2015 - 3:50am
Tens of thousands attended the UA's 151st Commencement, where the Class of 2015 was encouraged to lead unselfish lives and help bring change to the world. More than 5,600 eligible students received their undergraduate and graduate degrees.

Guaranteed Tuition Rates Extended

Tue, 06/02/2015 - 3:50am
Program froze annual tuition and fees at $10,957 for resident students and at $29,421 for nonresidents, and those rates remain available to current undergraduates wishing to opt in.

Regents Approve UA Tuition Plan

Mon, 06/01/2015 - 3:50am
Current students who are in the guaranteed tuition program will see no increase in tuition or mandatory fees, and continuing students can opt in to the program at last year's tuition rate.

UA Prof Receives UNESCO Appointment

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 3:52am
The UNESCO Chair in Environmental History has been awarded to David Pietz, director of the UA's Global Studies Program. His initial focus will be a four-year research and teaching project on water and indigenous peoples.

Distance Runner Elvin Kibet Found Her Way at UA

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 3:52am
The native Kenyan from a humble farming family became one of the best female distance runners in UA history after a coach, James Li, took a chance on her.

UA Student to Help Rebuild in Nepal

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 3:52am
Doctoral student Uline Shakya has gone home to put her engineering skills to use via an internship with BuildChange, a nonprofit organization that has built and retrofitted structures in Haiti and other seismic hotspots.

Innovative Writing Program Helps High Schools

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 3:50am
Wildcat Writers pairs Arizona high school students and their teachers with UA composition instructors and students — an embodiment of the University's land-grant mission.