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UA Fall Enrollment Sets Record for Diversity, Number of Freshmen

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:00am
The UA will welcome more than 10,000 new students when classes start Monday, including the most diverse freshman class in UA history. They bring with them solid academic backgrounds as well as a strong interest in the STEM fields.

New Wildcats Will be Welcomed at UA Convocation

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:00am
The UA Pep Band, along with Wilbur and Wilma Wildcat, will help welcome thousands of incoming students into the Wildcat family during New Student Convocation this weekend.

A Record Year for Technology Commercialization at the UA

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 12:00am
With 167 patents filed and 11 startups launched in just a year, technology commercialization at the University of Arizona is kicking into high gear, with the UA's Never Settle strategic plan providing the road map.

Founding Faculty: Dr. Jack M. Layton Recalls 'Once-in-a-Lifetime' Opportunity

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 12:00am
In 1966, Dr. Jack Layton got an unexpected phone call asking him to help start the UA College of Medicine. He ended up saying yes and became the first department head in the college. The inaugural class later honored him as "The Father of the Class of '71."

Longtime Band Leader Jay Rees Returning to Alma Mater

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:00am
Over the past two decades, Rees has led the Pride of Arizona, known as the "World's First Alternative Music Marching Band." He leaves behind a legacy of passion, innovation and a commitment to pushing students to new heights.

UA Training Medical Students to Serve Patients in Rural Communities

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 12:00am
UA College of Medicine students are spending the summer serving rural communities through a program designed to address the shortage of physician in Arizona's non-urban areas. The Rural Health Professions Program encourages medical students to practice in small Arizona communities, where there's a desperate need for medical specialists.

College Guide Lists UA Among Schools With Strongest Support for Students With Learning Disabilities

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 12:00am
The Fiske Guide to Colleges has again named the University of Arizona among the best in the nation in support of students with learning disabilities.

UA South Students Headed for Fall Internships in DC

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 12:00am
UA South students Beatriz Greeno and Juan Andres Espinoza are among 28 students nationwide who were selected for the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute's Congressional Internship Program. Both came to the UA as community college transfer students.

American Indian Studies Becomes Department, Plans to Offer Bachelor's Degree

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 12:00am
American Indian Studies has become a department within the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, a move that will foster more interdisciplinary partnerships and help with the creation of an undergraduate degree.