Teaching and Students

Jan. 4, 2018
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute has more than 1,200 members and offers classes in Tucson, Oro Valley, Marana, Vail and Green Valley.
The return of the Willem de Kooning painting "Woman-Ochre" to its place in the abstract expressionist collection at the UA Museum of Art was an unexpected highlight of 2017. (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
Dec. 18, 2017
The UA generated headlines across the globe in 2017, as evidenced by our UANews list of top 10 stories. From the installation of a new president to the improbable recovery of a priceless art masterpiece, it has been another remarkable year in Wildcat Country. (UANow will resume on Jan. 9.)
Hassan Farah
Dec. 18, 2017
Created in 1984, the awards are given annually to six UA students who have shown integrity, determination and commitment in improving themselves, their families and their communities.
Kacey Seeloff photographs Stephanie Norton, a zookeeper at Tucson's Reid Park Zoo, during an enrichment session with Nico the giant anteater. Giant anteaters from South America are on the endangered species list. The zoo works with specialists from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums to ensure proper breeding practices of the zoo's mascot animal. (Photo courtesy of John de Dios)
Dec. 11, 2017
"A Modern Zoo," a short documentary made by a science journalism class of 18 students, explains how animal welfare, conservation and education are all important to today's zoos. Reporting on such efforts at Tucson's Reid Park Zoo was the focus of the class.
Yuma County's leafy greens serve as the winter salad bowl for the U.S. Produce safety is one of the components of the UA's new food safety undergraduate degree program curriculum. (Photo: Debbie Reed)
Dec. 4, 2017
The interdisciplinary program through the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences will prepare students to handle safety challenges facing the food industry.
Undergraduate students from a class co-taught by Walt Harris and Vishnu Reddy at the RAPTORS observatory at LPL (Photo: Rachel Fernandes)
Dec. 4, 2017
An international drill led by Vishnu Reddy tests astronomers' ability to respond to a highly unlikely — but not impossible — scenario: an asteroid on course to collide with Earth.
Nov. 20, 2017
David Soren is well-known and loved in Italy's Umbria region, where he has worked on projects for more than 30 years. Now an olive named for him will be marketed internationally.
The International #GlobalWildcat Pep Rally is one of the events on tap for International Education Week.
Nov. 13, 2017
The UA kicks off International Education Week on a positive note, with increases in international student enrollment and retention. Colleges, departments and units across campus are celebrating global partnerships, programs and initiatives.
Six of the students in the inaugural Animal and Biomedical Industries master's degree program (from left): Alex Travis, Santana Nez, Alyssa Pires, Sarah Lindquist, Elizabeth Carranza and Christina Agosto. (Photo: Susan McGinley)
Nov. 6, 2017
The new program in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences provides a strong foundation in science while building high-demand skills in commerce, marketing and management.