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Old Main's renovation was designed to return the building to its important stance as the heart of campus, accentuating its role as the keeper of history and legacy and a space for all communities. The building, which reopened shortly before the start of the academic year, now has spaces meant to draw students, employees, alumni and University supporters while working to build community cohesion.
Riding the Tucson Streetcar is meant to be an artistic and cultural experience. The UA Poetry Center has initiated and is leading a public art project that will feature, along the streetcar's route, the poetry of local and nationally known writers.
Thanks to a foundational gift of $9 million from the Kemper and Ethel Marley Foundation, the UA will soon be home to the state's first public veterinary medical and surgical program.
Students, employees and alumni can get into the spirit of the new school year by visiting the UABack2School website, which offers news, events, photos, videos, social media and more.
The Wildcats will play the UNLV Rebels in a home game on Friday. ESPN will air the game.
Thanks to a $9 million Kemper and Ethel Marley Foundation gift, the UA will be able to launch Arizona's first public program to train Doctors of Veterinary Medicine.
More than 10,000 new freshmen, transfer and returning undergraduates will begin classes at the UA on Monday. Preliminary enrollment figures indicate that the incoming class of students is larger, more diverse with a strong interest in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, fields.
One high school student's idea resulted in a partnership launched at the UA to train tribal members to build and sustain aquaponic systems to grow indigenous seeds. The UA American Indian Science and Engineering Society chapter and Native American Science and Engineering Program have now trained 24 students to build and run the systems.
A pre-journalism course set senior Amer Taleb on a path that has taken him to the newsrooms of The New York Times and CNN. The multitalented Taleb has written stories, taken photos and produced videos from locales across the globes.