Campus News

Lisa Ordóñez, vice dean of the Eller College of Management, and Elliott Cheu, associate dean of the College of Science, are serving as co-chairs of the UA's Strategic Planning Committee.
Feb. 28, 2018
The session next Tuesday will be modeled after one that was held on the Tucson campus on Jan. 29. In addition, a series of 10 meetups will be conducted in March.
Vincent J. Del Casino Jr., the UA's vice president of Academic Initiatives and Student Success, closed the six-week College of Science lecture series with his talk, "There Is No Such Thing as Big Data." (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
Feb. 27, 2018
In the concluding talk of the College of Science series, the UA's Vincent J. Del Casino Jr. explains how big data will impact society — and how higher education can leverage it.
Participants met in small groups at a Jan. 29 event to consider the question: What impact will the UA have on students, society and the community in 10 years?
Feb. 14, 2018
Discussion groups at a well-attended kickoff event tackled the question: What impact will the University have on students, society and the community in 10 years?
With Duolingo, computer scientist Luis von Ahn wants to make language learning as accessible and affordable as possible. (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
Feb. 13, 2018
Luis von Ahn, a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon University and the inventor of CAPTCHAs, was the fourth speaker in the College of Science lecture series.
The number of UA faculty who are leading a research and development award — and the number of R&D awards — climbed in fiscal 2017.
Feb. 8, 2018
Research and development expenditures surpassed the previous year's total by more than $18 million and exceeded the target set by the Arizona Board of Regents by more than $11 million.
Microsoft's chief digital officer, Kurt DelBene (right), and College of Engineering Dean Jeff Goldberg discuss executive leadership with the audience at the inaugural talk in the College of Engineering speaker series, "Lessons in Engineering Leadership."
Feb. 6, 2018
UA alumnus Kurt DelBene's secrets to successful leadership include staying "deep in the weeds" of engineering while always operating from a business perspective.
Nirav Merchant, director of the UA's Data Science Institute, presented the third lecture in the College of Science series on "Humans, Data and Machines." (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
Feb. 6, 2018
It's still a long way to get from data to wisdom, said Nirav Merchant, director of the UA's Data Science Institute, in his lecture on "Working Alongside Thinking Machines."
Feb. 1, 2018
The UA is one of 15 institutions partnering with the Pat Tillman Foundation, and the deadline is March 1 for eligible active-duty service members, veterans and military spouses.
UA President Robert C. Robbins addresses the Centennial Hall audience before the start of Monday night's science lecture. (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
Jan. 22, 2018
The UA president's focus on the convergence of the physical, digital and biological worlds will be addressed by "Humans, Data and Machines," which launched Monday night with a lecture on algorithms and artificial intelligence by UA professor Stephen Kobourov.