Athletics

The largest portion of the gift, $1 million, will be used by the College of Nursing to enhance simulation facilities at the Tucson, Phoenix and Gilbert campuses. (Photo courtesy of College of Nursing)
June 18, 2020
The largest portion of the gift, from two UArizona alumni, will support students in the College of Nursing.
Mo Almarhoun, a nationally ranked athlete in Saudi Arabia, came to the United States to fulfill his dream of being a student-athlete.
Jan. 15, 2020
Mo Almarhoun came to the United States from Saudi Arabia to pursue chemical engineering and life as a student-athlete.
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and University of Arizona President Robert C. Robbins cut the ribbon on a new adaptive golf simulator. (Photo: Disability Resource Center)
Sept. 30, 2019
The adaptive athletics program at the University of Arizona continues to grow and will benefit from new state funding thanks to newly appropriated money in Arizona's 2020 budget.
UA volleyball student-athletes will be enrolled in a study abroad class on their upcoming European trip. (Photo: Arizona Athletics)
June 12, 2019
On the UA volleyball team’s European tour, the student-athletes will be enrolled in a study abroad class, adding an educational and cultural component to their competition schedule.
Coach Chad Berman (right) and player Corey Hirsch of the UA hockey team
June 7, 2017
Coach Chad Berman and his players are as serious about community outreach as they are about scoring goals, and the American Collegiate Hockey Association has taken notice.
The UA band marched into its iconic U.S. map formation at the first Super Bowl halftime show in 1967.
Feb. 1, 2017
Fifty years after the UA marching band performed at the halftime show of the hype-free first Super Bowl in Los Angeles, the Pride of Arizona is still going strong. With UANews video.
College athletes can be highly effective allies for the LGBT community because of their visibility on campus, a UA researcher says.
Jan. 30, 2017
UA researcher Russell Toomey has developed a scale to measure college athletes' engagement in LGBT ally behaviors. Toomey says that student-athletes can be highly effective allies because they often serve as role models on campuses, and he hopes his study will start a nationwide conversation.
Forty-three percent of athletes surveyed said they get less than seven hours of sleep a night.
Jan. 19, 2017
With support from the NCAA, UA researchers Michael Grandner and Amy Athey developed Project REST to help student-athletes improve their sleep and, in turn, their athletic performance. The findings were presented at last week's NCAA annual convention.
Dec. 14, 2016
MRI scans reveal that running may affect the structure and function of the brain in ways similar to complex tasks such as playing a musical instrument.

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