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Former Middle East hostage Terry Anderson and the parents of slain freelance journalist James Foley are scheduled to participate in a discussion Feb. 26 on the UA campus.
The UA is one of the nation's top 10 producers of Fulbright scholars and students, according to the Institute of International Education.
Under the direction of David Schmidtz, the Center for the Philosophy of Freedom will build a network of programs in philosophy, politics and economics.
In the search for Earth-size planets elsewhere in the Milky Way, lower-mass stars make for more promising hunting grounds, a study by UA astronomers has discovered.
Responding to state and national demands, the UA has doubled down on its efforts to help retain women and other underrepresented groups in the STEM fields. Already the results are promising.
Top academic performers say they're already looking beyond their athletic careers as Wildcats, and they're using resources and time-management skills to make the most of sports and school.
The British government is funding the new initiative, which will extend high-performance cyber-infrastructure to tackle "big data" science developed by iPlant Collaborative.
The highest marks went to schools with selective admissions processes, strong retention and graduation rates, prestigious reputations, affordable tuition and housing, diverse faculties and student bodies, and economically robust communities.
Noam Chomsky, a world-renowned linguist, intellectual and political activist, will speak during this year's Tucson Festival of Books, held at the UA in mid-March.
James C. Wyant, founding dean of the college, committed $10 million in scholarship funds in 2013 and structured his gift to encourage the participation of others, who gave $2.5 million.
The Latino Literacy Roundtable, to be held at the UA in March, is an opportunity for scholars and the community to discuss health-related literacy among Hispanics.
In a first-ever visit to the UA, representatives conduct more than two dozen interviews for paid positions in New York and L.A., saying they plan to return.
College Academy for Parents, offered by the UA's Office of Early Academic Outreach, helps low-income and minority families create plans to ensure that their children reach college.
A beloved UA faculty member and mentor who was head of the Department of Mexican American Studies, he died unexpectedly on Friday and leaves a legacy of kindness.
Christopher Nataanii Cegielski earned a Sundance Fellowship for his work on "Bloodlines," the film he produced for his senior thesis about two adolescent American Indian brothers trying to earn their father's respect.
Students from a range of disciplines will receive support in making documentary films, and a new film series, DocScapes, will engage the public on societal issues.
Despite the risk of being bullied, coming out in high school is better for students' well-being in the long-run, according to a new study by UA researcher Stephen Russell. Students who were open about their sexual orientation or gender identity in high school reported higher self-esteem.
Medical schools, patient-care institutions and other health care organizations around the country will demonstrate of the importance of kindness to patients.
A new Flandrau Science Center exhibit at the UA showcases the amazing creatures and what they have taught us about life on Earth. Trilobites' fossils are found in abundance in the Southwest.
New approaches are in place to maintain students' interest in STEM and support them to degree completion. Active-learning teaching methods and re-engineered instructional spaces are part of the strategy.