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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.
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."
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 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.
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 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 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.
The agreement will result in an enhanced, long-term collaboration between Arizona-based Banner and the University of Arizona.
The University of Arizona Health Network and the University of Arizona have entered into an agreement with Banner Health that will result in improved facilities, expanded research, stronger physician training and better health care for Arizonans.