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UA Director Speaks Before U.S. House Subcommittee about Rural Health Care Disparities

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 12:00am
Dr. Dan Derksen, director of the Center for Rural Health at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, will provide a testimony about the disparities created in rural areas by Medicare regulations and payment.

UA Part of National Team to Receive $110M to Launch Photonics Institute

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 12:00am
The UA College of Optical Sciences is part of a national public-private partnership set to receive $110 million in federal funding to revolutionize Internet communication, with other benefits expected to impact multiple commercial technology sectors.

William R. Dickinson, Major Figure in Plate Tectonics and Pacific Archaeology, Dies

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 12:00am
UA geoscientist William R. Dickinson, 83, integrated the fields of plate tectonics and sedimentology and helped trace the migration of humans through the Pacific. He died in his sleep on July 21 while on an archeological field trip in Nuku'alofa, Tonga.

UA Improves to No. 68 Ranking Worldwide, No. 42 in US

Fri, 07/17/2015 - 12:00am
The Center for World University Rankings used quantitative measures to assess the quality of education, the prestige of faculty members and the quality of faculty research.

Renovated Old Main Receives LEED Silver Certification

Wed, 07/15/2015 - 12:00am
The UA mainstay becomes the oldest building in Arizona to receive LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for cost savings and positive environmental impact.

UA Offers Early Training in Cybersecurity

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 12:00am
Working with the National Security Agency and National Science Foundation, the Eller College of Management is hosting the GenCyber camp to train high school students in the field.

100% Engagement Goes to the Next Level

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 12:00am
The UA's newly created Office of Student Engagement recently launched a website to provide resources for students, faculty and staff to engage in this key University initiative.

UA Launches College-Access Initiative

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 12:00am
Five recent UA graduates will be placed in Tucson high schools this fall as part of the College Advising Corps, which works to increase the number of first-generation college students.

Pac-12 Follows UA's Lead, Joins Green Alliance

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 12:00am
With a history of commitment to sustainability, the UA has been a member of the Green Sports Alliance since 2013 and in March hosted a "zero waste" men's basketball game.

Meet the UA North Valley Team

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 12:00am
Students have the opportunity to earn a UA Bachelor of General Studies degree by taking classes on the Paradise Valley Community College campus.

UA Recognized for Innovation and Impact

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 12:00am
The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities awards an elite designation to the University for its ability to translate research into technology innovation and commercialization.

UA to Establish Center for Mexican Studies

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 12:00am
UA President Ann Weaver Hart has signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a new Center for Mexican Studies in partnership with the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

Two From UA Appointed Regents' Professors

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 12:00am
Entomologist Bruce Tabashnik and history professor Julia Clancy-Smith bring the University's total number of Regents' Professors to 99. Vicente Talanquer, Henrietta "Etta" Kralovec and Frans Tax have been named Distinguished Professors. The five will be honored formally in the fall.

UA Initiative to Aid Large Brazilian City

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 12:00am
The mayor of Fortaleza, which has 2.6 million people and faces an assortment of urban problems, is UA alumnus Roberto Cláudio Rodrigues Bezerra.