Campus News

Freshman Nizhonabah Davis of Ganado, Arizona, participated in the UA's Native American Science and Engineering Program, an endeavor that connects Native American students with academic professionals and industry representatives in STEM fields. (Photo: Stacy Pigott/UANews)
Aug. 21, 2017
The UA's Class of 2021 is here! The University has seen an increase in the number of freshmen who are Arizona residents (up 7 percent since 2015), as well as a spike in the number of high-achieving students. Diversity of the newcomers is at an all-time high, also.
It will be important to enjoy Monday's solar eclipse safely. That means to never look at the sun without approved solar viewing glasses.
Aug. 16, 2017
While out of range for the total solar eclipse, Arizonans will still get to enjoy Monday's event, and the Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium will be the UA's activity hub.
UA international students receive a Wilma-and-Wilbur welcome at the Student Union Memorial Center's Grand Ballroom.
Aug. 16, 2017
"You cannot have found a more hospitable, welcoming environment than the University of Arizona," the president tells the arrivals at a gathering in the Student Union.
"Woman-Ochre," a painting by abstract expressionist Willem de Kooning, has been returned to the University of Arizona Museum of Art. (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
Aug. 11, 2017
When a caller said, "I think I have a painting of yours," everything changed at the UA Museum of Art, which now has the treasured "Woman-Ochre" by abstract expressionist Willem de Kooning back in its possession. Here's the story of how it happened, with video of last week's preliminary authentication.
UA Art Museum
Aug. 8, 2017
Meg Hagyard, a native Tucsonan and alumna of the UA, brings recent experience as senior director of external relations for the Office of Research, Discovery and Innovation.
July 31, 2017
The University has received noteworthy recognition in sustainability, quality of life, admissions and financial aid in "The Best 382 Colleges: 2018 Edition."
Terry L. Hunt
July 28, 2017
One of the world's foremost experts on the human and environmental histories of the Pacific Islands, he seeks to foster "intellectual curiosity and lifelong learning" as dean.
If one person's trash is another's treasure, then bargain hunters stand to strike gold at Saturday's second annual Wildcat Welcome Rummage Sale.
July 26, 2017
When is a rummage sale good for the planet? When it's the Wildcat Welcome Rummage Sale, which makes a point of recycling items that otherwise would have met a dumpster death.
Dean Baquet (New York Times photo)
July 14, 2017
Pulitzer Prize winner Dean Baquet will accept the Zenger Award for Press Freedom at a dinner Oct. 20 in Tucson and also take part in a journalism discussion during his visit.

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