Campus News

Dec. 11, 2018
Does an asteroid hold clues to the origins of the solar system? Does office layout directly impact health and well-being? UA research explored these questions and more in 2018.
Left to right: UA College of Optical Sciences Dean Thomas Koch, Professor Emeritus James Wyant and UA President Robert C. Robbins (Photo: Amee Hennig)
Nov. 30, 2018
The gift from the college's founding dean, James Wyant, and his family will add 10 endowed faculty chairs to the nation's largest academic optics education and research program.
Nov. 26, 2018
The UA was named one of America’s Favorite Charities, a ranking of The Chronicle of Philanthropy that identifies the top 100 organizations that Americans are most willing to open their wallets to support.
Christopher Walker's team successfully launched the Stratospheric Terahertz Observatory, which served as a pathfinder mission for GUSTO, in December 2016. Carried by stable, circumpolar winds, the airborne observatory completed a three-week flight and collected data from a  portion of the Milky Way.  (Photo: Brian Duffy and Christopher Walker)
Nov. 21, 2018
The UA's strengths in physical sciences and NASA funding make it one of the top research universities in the country, according to a survey recently released by the NSF.
UA President Robert C. Robbins presented the university's strategic plan to the Arizona Board of Regents during a four-hour session Friday, Nov. 16. (Photo: Christopher Richards)
Nov. 16, 2018
UA President Robert C. Robbins explained the five pillars of the university's strategic plan during a meeting of the Arizona Board of Regents on Friday, Nov. 16.
Ronald A. Wilson will oversee the Title IX program at the UA.
Nov. 1, 2018
The University of Arizona has announced the hiring of Ronald A. Wilson as Title IX director.
Oct. 30, 2018
A top-10 ranking by the UA space science program led a strong overall showing by the university in the U.S. News & World Report 2019 Best Global Universities rankings.
Thousands are expected to attend the UA's weeklong Homecoming celebration, which kicks off Oct. 21.
Oct. 17, 2018
More than 50,000 Wildcats are expected to attend a wide range of Homecoming events including the Lighting of "A" Mountain 5K Fun Run and GLOW celebration for young alumni.
Edward P. Bass' $30 million gift to support Biosphere 2 is among the largest donations ever made to the UA. (Photo: Bob Demers/UA News)
Sept. 27, 2018
A dramatic increase in endowed giving contributed to making fiscal year 2018 the most philanthropic in the history of the UA, with $317 million in gifts, pledges and realized bequests.