Teaching and Students

Gilbert G. Aguirre
May 3, 2018
Two honorary doctorates will be granted during Commencement, to Southern California rancher Gilbert "Gil" Aguirre and United Arab Emirates businessman Mohammed Sharaf.
Leah Kaplan (front, with red pompon) let her school spirit show at UA football games. (Photo: UA Alumni Association)
May 1, 2018
Four more graduating students talk about their experiences at the UA, from their funniest stories to their favorite professors and campus hangouts, in our second installment.
Hillary Viswanathan, who will graduate from the UA College of Nursing, was named a Pillars of Excellence Student Scholar. In addition to her academic studies, she teaches fitness classes at the Ott YMCA, but considers her work as a mother to be her finest achievement.
April 25, 2018
Three graduating students talk about their experiences at the University of Arizona, from their funniest stories to their favorite professors and campus hangouts.
Alumnus John D'Anna (far left), Page 1 editor of the Arizona Republic, takes a photo after the newspaper learned it and USA Today Network had won the Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting. (Photo: Nicholas Serpa/Arizona Republic)
April 23, 2018
Hannah Gaber, a former Arizona Republic multimedia journalist and 2016 UA alumna, contributed to the Pulitzer Prize-winning report "The Wall: Unknown stories, Unintended consequences." Three other people with ties to the UA shared in the award.
The new major in the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences will prepare students for employment in financial services careers and qualify them to take the Certified Financial Planning Certification Examination.
April 20, 2018
The UA now offers a CFP Board-registered undergraduate degree program in financial planning.
Julianna Renzi will use the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship to continue her graduate studies focusing on how humans impact the ecology of marine ecosystems, with a particular focus on coral reefs and salt marshes.
April 20, 2018
Nearly two dozen UA-affiliated students have been awarded the fellowship, which recruits high-potential, early career scientists and engineers and supports their graduate research.
Katheryne Willock
April 19, 2018
Katheryne "Kate" Willock, who died in January 2017, was an archaeologist whose investment in UA Libraries already has had a significant impact on many students.
Todd Fletcher, Leah Durán and Bob Holl, founder of Learning A-Z
April 19, 2018
Leah Durán will be the third Richard Ruiz Scholar/Artist in Residence, making her the first College of Education faculty member to fill the visiting scholar position in Guanajuato, Mexico.
April 13, 2018
The new class of Regents' Professors has these UA faculty members: David Breshears, Dr. Allan Hamilton, Barbara Mills, Steven Schwartz and Robert A. Williams Jr.