Today, UA President Ann Weaver Hart launched her new blog. In her first entry, she comments on the costs of higher education, and how parents and students can better manage the complex decision of choosing the right school.
In the U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges 2014 edition, the UA ranks as the 119th best university in the nation. Among public universities, the UA is ranked No. 58 nationally.
Relying on a range of data, such as college costs and beginning salaries after graduation, PolicyMic found that the UA rates among the best priced U.S. institutions.
The Arizona Wildcats will take on the Northern Arizona University Lumberjacks this Friday, Aug. 30, in the football season opener at Arizona Stadium. The Wildcats come out with 10 straight wins against NAU.
At 6 a.m. on Tuesday, August 27, dozens of people from the University of Arizona and local communities gathered in front of Old Main for a traditional American Indian "sunrise ceremony" to welcome students and the start of a new academic year.
The Confucius Institute at the University of Arizona is one of more than 350 similar institutes around the world, and one of a select subset of those set in a top-ranked U.S. research university. A collaboration between the UA and the Hanban in China, the institute will host its second annual Chinese Culture Festival Sept. 18-28.
From new construction to new faces, it's a whole new day at the University of Arizona. President Ann Weaver Hart welcomes everyone back as we all move forward and work together to "change the real world in real time."
Dave Sitton, a former University of Arizona baseball player, longtime UA rugby coach and the voice of Arizona football and basketball on television, has died of a heart attack at age 58. (Photo credit: Arizona Public Media)
The UA has been named one of the top colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The UA is noted in publication's annual college guide, "The Best 378 Colleges," for its strong commitment to undergraduate research, for its variety of student organizations and scholarship opportunities, and for offering a "great education" in a "relaxed community."
On August 2, 2013, University of Arizona President Ann Weaver Hart discussed her priorities for the year on Tucson’s Buckmaster Show. She emphasized how the UA, as a 21st century land-grant university, will have a new approach to education and research, with a focus on engagement, innovation and proactive partnerships.
The University of Arizona Wildcat track and field program received a number of academic honors when the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches’ Association (USTFCCCA) announced the Academic All-Americans and Scholar Athletes of the Year. (Photo Credit: Errol Anderson)
What is it like to study at the UA College of Nursing, ranked among the top 4 percent of graduate nursing programs in the United States? According to senior Erin Wiley, it’s about simulations and experiences that offer hands-on learning.
Trevor Gervais, a UA political science major, is among 147 undergraduate and graduate students in the U.S. selected to serve in the White House Internship Program.
Compiled by Arizona Business Magazine, the list of the "50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business" includes leaders noted for being highly influential in transforming communities around the state.
According to Best Doctors, Inc., a prestigious and trusted national listing, more than 100 University of Arizona Health Network physicians have been named among the 2013 Best Doctors in America.
Basketball players Solomon Hill and Grant Jerrett have become the latest two Wildcats to be selected for the NBA draft. The UA has produced a nation-leading 36 draft picks since 1988.
Garret Zuppiger graduated from the Eller College of Management in 2008. Following his passion for adventure, the outdoors and the environment, he became a firefighter in Prescott, Arizona. He lost his life doing what he loved – along with 19 other Granite Mountain Hotshots – battling the Yarnell Hill Fire.
Our Wildcats continue to achieve great heights in every sense. High jumper Edgar Rivera-Morales, a former Wildcat hailing from Agua Prieta, Mexico, has been named a Capital One Academic All-American for the second-straight year. Photo credit: Errol Anderson.
Internationally noted physician-scientist, health administrator, scholar and educator Dr. Joe G.N. “Skip” Garcia is joining the University of Arizona as senior vice president for health sciences. Hailing from the University of Illinois where he served as the vice president for health affairs, Garcia takes the lead of various health colleges, clinical partners, and two colleges of medicine.
The Association of American Universities has named the UA as one of eight U.S. institutions funded under a nationwide initiative to improve STEM education. Faculty involved hail from fields such as chemistry and biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology, physics, astronomy and chemical and environmental engineering. Members of the UA Office of Instruction and Assessment and Student Affairs also are involved.