Student Life

Nov. 6, 2019
The University of Arizona Honors Village demonstrates unparalleled focus on academic success.
Leslie Langbert, director of the UA Center for Compassion Studies, is teaching a new online course on mindfulness. During the school year, Langbert also leads a free guided meditation practice on Monday evenings. (Photo: Kyle Mittan/Lo Que Pasa)
Aug. 21, 2019
A new online course, The Mindful Semester, will explore the research behind mindfulness and provide students with tools to manage stress and study more effectively.
Feb. 6, 2019
The UA is one of 45 institutions to receive a green light from the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, which rates more than 400 of the nation’s top colleges and universities.
The Commencement-closing fireworks in Arizona Stadium always provide a plethora of photo opportunities for all. (Photo: John de Dios/UANews)
May 9, 2018
The keynote address at Friday's Commencement will be delivered by Ray Mabus, former secretary of the Navy, governor of Mississippi and U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia. UA alumni Gilbert G. Aguirre (Class of 1957) and Mohammed Sharaf (Class of 1985) will receive honorary degrees.
(Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
April 18, 2018
Courtesy of UANews videographer Bob Demers and a 360-degree camera, here's a fresh angle on a UA tradition that is one of the largest student-run carnivals in the country.
Kendal Washington White (left), the UA's dean of students, and UAPD Chief Brian Seastone discuss the annual Campus Safety, Security and Fire Report. (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
Sept. 25, 2017
The report, which covers the years 2014-2016, publishes a statistical comparison of reports of criminal offenses on campus and other properties under UA control.
If one person's trash is another's treasure, then bargain hunters stand to strike gold at Saturday's second annual Wildcat Welcome Rummage Sale.
July 26, 2017
When is a rummage sale good for the planet? When it's the Wildcat Welcome Rummage Sale, which makes a point of recycling items that otherwise would have met a dumpster death.
Since Spring Fling returned to the UA Mall four years ago, more than $265,000 has been raised for UA student clubs and organizations. (Photo: Jacob Chinn)
March 29, 2017
In addition to raising funds for dozens of UA student clubs and benefiting local organizations, Spring Fling has made sustainability a dominant theme. This year's edition is April 7-9.
Paws for the Cause, a 4-H club that is part of UA Cooperative Extension, raises dogs from the ages of 8 weeks to 14 months to be guide dogs for the blind or visually impaired. (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
Jan. 18, 2017
Four students who are part of Paws for the Cause, a UA club that raises puppies to be guide dogs, bid an emotional farewell to their canine friends last weekend, while other members of the club enthusiastically welcomed new trainees. With UANews video (a must-see for dog lovers).