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Goals for 2025 Mark a New Phase for University

Mon, 11/23/2015 - 12:00am
Ten years from now, the UA intends to have an enrollment of 64,000 students, along with a six-year graduation rate that has improved by nearly 15 percentage points.

The UA's Unsolved Case of the Stolen Painting

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 12:00am
Thirty years after a valuable painting was stolen from the UA Museum of Art, staffers still feel the loss of Willem de Kooning’s "Woman-Ochre," which would be worth as much as $160 million today.

Zero-Waste Game a Team Effort in Sustainability

Tue, 11/10/2015 - 12:00am
UA fans will be watching two outcomes on Saturday at Arizona Stadium, one involving football and the other tracking recycling and composting levels against other Pac-12 Conference schools.

UA Campus Microclimates Revealed

Tue, 11/10/2015 - 12:00am
As explained by architect Mark Novak, microclimates are created through building placement, building design and the use of open space between structures.

UA Events to Salute Veterans Day

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 12:00am
A career-oriented webinar, a Military Appreciation Run/Walk on the UA Mall and "Boots on Campus" are part of the week's plans.

Student Launches 'UA Craigslist'

Mon, 11/02/2015 - 12:00am
Computer science major Alec Kretch has rolled out Unilist, a hyperlocal app aimed at UA students who are looking to buy or sell things — or even find a tutor or a job.

The Life of the 'Moon Tree' on Campus

Wed, 10/28/2015 - 12:00am
The moon-orbiting seed of a tree nestled between the Kuiper Space Sciences Building and the Flandrau Science Center and Planetarium will be celebrated on Friday.

UA Breaks Ground on Greek Heritage Park

Fri, 10/23/2015 - 12:00am
TV journalist Geraldo Rivera and his wife, Erica, donated $500,000 to construct a park in honor of UA Greek alumni, and to serve as a functional center in the heart of the Greek Village.

Homecoming Underscores the Value of Rituals

Wed, 10/21/2015 - 12:00am
With the University's 101st edition of Homecoming taking place this weekend, UA sociologist Albert J. Bergesen reflects on the human need to "manufacture sacredness" and engage in long-standing traditions.

The UA's Biggest Party of the Year

Mon, 10/19/2015 - 12:00am
A pep rally, tailgating, a parade, a football game, a salute to 100 years of Greek Life: The University's 101st Homecoming this week has something for virtually everyone — and even a virtual version of itself.

UA Ranks 67th Among Best Global Universities

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 12:00am
U.S. News & World Report ranked 750 research-intensive institutions of higher education, and the UA's highest ranking came from its space science program at No. 6.

University Fellows Program Welcomes New Group

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 12:00am
Nearly two dozen graduate students are being funded as University Fellows, and they are studying a broad range of topics. The program was launched in 2014.

President Hart Signs Sustainability Agreement

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 12:00am
The UA has pledged to continue to track greenhouse gas emissions and reduce its carbon footprint, while adding a commitment to plan for the impact of climate change.