Academics

A virtual city called CyberApolis allows students to learn technologically advanced skills in a hands-on environment.
June 14, 2019
Students will soon be able to earn a bachelor of applied science degree in intelligence and information operations at the UA, thanks to a $1.5 million Intelligence Community Centers for Academic Excellence grant from the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency.
An $8 million investment in medical education will allow for the expansion of the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix and address the state's physician shortage by providing tuition waivers for medical students.
May 28, 2019
The Arizona Legislature approved $17.4 million in funding for the UA, with $8 million earmarked to expand the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix and support medical students.
May 22, 2019
Liesl Folks joins the UA as senior vice president for academic affairs and provost; Betsy Cantwell has been appointed senior vice president for research and innovation.
Madison Loya, who completed her UA student teaching in China, takes in the view from the observation deck of Shanghai Tower, the world's second tallest building. (Courtesy of Madison Loya)
May 1, 2019
The UA College of Education's International Student Teaching Program places elementary education majors in classrooms in China, Norway and Mexico.
Maggie Kautz is one of 25 Wildcats who will receive an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, which she will use as she pursues a Ph.D. in optical sciences at the UA.
May 1, 2019
The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in STEM disciplines.
Since 2007, several international organizations have helped recover more than 8,000 artifacts looted from the National Museum of Afghanistan. Through a unique partnership, the UA is teaching Afghani students how to fight back against illegal trafficking of cultural property. (Photo: Ninaras CC BY 4.0)
April 3, 2019
Students in Afghanistan attended an online UA class developed to raise their awareness of illicit trafficking and help them protect important cultural artifacts.
"Kate mapped where the rising sea water was projected, and then she took all that land and floated it out. Obviously at first she didn't think she would end up with this floating community, but she was doing different mapping exercises of the area, just getting to know San Francisco. Finding old maps of where the water was under the surface of the city was part of her process," associate professor Susannah Dickinson said.
April 3, 2019
A UA undergraduate architecture studio was honored as one of the best examples of architectural investigation taking place in colleges and universities today.
Jennifer Moscato said the Underwood Family Sonoran Landscape Laboratory was a significant source of inspiration for her team's 2018 Liba Wheat Memorial-award-winning project. (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
March 27, 2019
In "Building a Changing World," the UA College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture's studies of the built environment include how future urban design and planning projects must work hand in hand with surrounding natural environments.
Karl and Stevie Eller
March 11, 2019
His support of student programs, athletics and advancing the UA's aspirations changed the face of the university.

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