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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.
Calculating uncertainty and probability? The BIO5 statistics expert has co-authored the most comprehensive statistics resource available online, with 6,000-plus articles.
Douglas Allred's donation has been earmarked for the Lowell-Stevens Football Facility, which opened less than two years ago and has become a hub for the UA athletic program.
Project REINU will serve Mexico as a national university-based network of scientists and educators to provide resources and educational services.
University is among the 200 schools profiled by the education services company in its book, “Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Best Value Colleges and What It Takes to Get In.”
When the UA's strategic plan was unveiled in November 2013, it was called ambitious. On Thursday, UA President Ann Weaver Hart and other leaders presented a progress report to the Arizona Board of Regents detailing improvements in every performance measure outlined. "When I started 2.5 years ago, I received some very clear messages from all of you about the University of Arizona and our relationship with Arizona, and where you wanted us to go," Hart told the regents. "We are laser-focused on this plan, and focused on the outcomes."
Chris Impey will use a variety of tools in teaching "Astronomy: Exploring Time and Space," the University's first online collaboration with Coursera, an educational technology company. The launch of the class is Feb. 15.
The idea that opposites attract is popular, but it doesn't pan out in real life, UA researchers say. As Melissa Curran tells her students in a class on relationships: "There's no such thing as having too much in common."
Kelsey Luria of Tucson, who is undergoing cancer treatment at the UA Medical Center, gets the news of her acceptance to the University by special delivery.
Communities in the late pre-Hispanic Southwest that were connected with their neighbors had the best success at managing hard times, a UA study suggests.
UA alumnus Charles Nelson and his wife, Candace, co-founded Sprinkles, the first cupcake-only bakery. Charles says his time at the UA prepared him for entrepreneurial work.
The day before the big game's kickoff, the statewide Arizona SciTech Festival held a kickoff of its own with Connect2STEM, drawing thousands to the downtown Phoenix campus of the College of Medicine.
Graduate students investigating the benefits of contemplative practices are leading workshops to train students to use meditation, yoga, breathing and other tactics to reduce stress and improve performance.