Institutional Excellence

The university's 156th Commencement – its first-ever virtual ceremony – will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday and will be streamed on the Commencement website. (Photo: Chris Richards/Arizona Alumni Association)
May 12, 2020
President Robert C. Robbins will confer more than 11,000 bachelor's, master's, doctoral and professional degrees during the university's first-ever virtual Commencement ceremony.
May 1, 2020
The UArizona Foundation, Dean of Students Office and university leadership collaborated to start a crowdfunding campaign to raise money for the Student Emergency Fund.
April 20, 2020
AZCOVIDTXT will allow people to report the health and wellness condition in their household on a weekly basis through brief surveys on their mobile phones.
March 17, 2020
UArizona psychologist David Sbarra shares tips for how to take care of your mental health and support children and loved ones in an uncertain time.
Existing sustainability efforts at the University of Arizona, such as these solar panels on the roof of McClelland Park, will be bolstered by a partnership with Tucson Electric Power that was approved by the Arizona Corporation Commission on Dec. 10.
Dec. 10, 2019
The Arizona Corporation Commission approved an agreement between the University of Arizona and Tucson Electric Power that will offset the entirety of the university's scope two emissions.
James C. Wyant and his family made a $20 million gift to empower the College of Optical Sciences to recruit faculty for a minimum of 10 endowed chairs.
Sept. 25, 2019
Supporters are bringing the university’s $1 billion endowment goal closer. This year’s gifts included significant investments in students and faculty.
Diné College student and Indige-FEWSS participant Larry Moore demonstrates use of the solar-powered water filtration system to community members on Navajo Nation.
Sept. 25, 2019
UA students working on food, energy and water insecurity among Indigenous communities build an off-the-grid water filtration system on the Navajo Nation.
Sept. 9, 2019
The university earned its best overall composite score in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges ranking.
Sept. 4, 2019
The University of Arizona improved its position in the annual rankings, marking the third time since May the university has posted significant gains in national higher education institution standings.