Campus News

UA junior Daryan Singer benefited from the University's strategic investment in financial aid.  (Photo: Stacy Pigott/UANews)
Oct. 4, 2017
A campuswide collaboration to increase student success — driven by in-depth data analysis — led to a significant rise in retention rates, which exceeded the 83 percent goal set by the Arizona Board of Regents. Junior Daryan Singer is one student who has benefited from the renewed focus.
Oct. 3, 2017
The 2017 graduate of the Eller College of Management was killed in the mass shooting in Las Vegas.
Oct. 3, 2017
Dr. Robert C. Robbins highlights steps the University has taken in response to the Department of Justice investigation of college basketball.
Kendal Washington White (left), the UA's dean of students, and UAPD Chief Brian Seastone discuss the annual Campus Safety, Security and Fire Report. (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
Sept. 25, 2017
The report, which covers the years 2014-2016, publishes a statistical comparison of reports of criminal offenses on campus and other properties under UA control.
Heather Enos (left) and Sara Knutson discuss planned imaging operations of the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft during its Earth-gravity assist maneuver. (Photo: Heather Roper/UA)
Sept. 20, 2017
As the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft performs a maneuver to embark on its trajectory to asteroid Bennu, scientists and engineers from all of the mission's teams convene at the UA.
The Biosphere 2 complex in Oracle, Arizona, is a unique, large-scale experimental research facility housing seven simulated ecosystems.
Sept. 20, 2017
The endowment from Edward P. Bass will enable Biosphere 2 to address some of the century’s most critical questions in food, water and energy security as the world's population nears 8 billion. "The University of Arizona is ideally suited to make the most of Biosphere 2's resources," Bass says.
Sept. 12, 2017
The fall series, conducted across four Tucson-area locations, brings the community together with UA faculty and graduate students.
UA journalism faculty member William Schmidt (left) interviews UA alumnus Richard Gilman about the Oscar-winning film "Spotlight." Gilman was publisher of The Boston Globe when it won a Pulitzer Prize for uncovering abuse by Catholic priests. The movie is based on the Globe's reporting.
Sept. 12, 2017
Jill Jorden Spitz, a 1989 UA journalism graduate, will talk about ethics and sourcing after Sunday's screening of "Shattered Glass," which kicks off the "Journalism on Screen" series.
Tumamoc Tour, a new app for visitors to Tumamoc Hill, tells the story behind some of the hill's unique features, such as the Desert Laboratory buildings. (Photo: Paul Mirocha)
Sept. 11, 2017
Many Tumamoc Hill visitors are unaware of the Tucson site's ecological and archaeological value. The UA College of Science hopes to change that with a new mobile app.