UA Recognized Again (and Again) for Excellence

The Meinel Building is home to the College of Optical Sciences, one of the world's premier optical institutes.
July 17, 2013

The University of Arizona has never settled for anything less than excellence. External institutions around the world have recognized the UA for leadership and achievements in research, health-care delivery, student engagement and innovation. From exploring the stars to helping drive the economy of Arizona, UA faculty, staff and students have worked hard to earn those accolades.

The University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus Again a U.S. News 'Best Hospital' (UANews)

The University of Arizona Medical Center-University Campus has been ranked among the nation's best hospitals in the medical specialties of ear, nose and throat and geriatrics. It also is ranked "high performing" in 10 other medical specialties in U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals list of 2013-2014.

Read the full article at http://uanews.org/story/university-of-arizona-medical-center-again-a-u-s-news-best-hospital.

UA Ranked Among Top 100 Universities in World (UANews)

The UA was named one of the top 100 universities in the world by the Center for World University Rankings. Recognized for publishing highly cited research in influential journals, the University was 78th on the worldwide list and 49th among American universities.

Read the full article at http://uanews.org/story/ua-ranked-among-top-100-universities-in-world.

UA President Hart Named Among Most Influential Women in Arizona Business (UANews)

Arizona Business Magazine has recognized University of Arizona President Ann Weaver Hart as one of the"50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business." The magazine noted that President Hart and others on the list are innovative business leaders working to transform the state's community.

Read the full article at http://uanews.org/blog/ua-president-hart-named-among-most-influential-women-arizona-business. 

FDA Names UA Antivenom Expert Hero of Rare Diseases

For her groundbreaking work on developing treatments for snakebites and scorpion stings, UA physician-scientist Leslie Boyer has been named a Hero of Rare Diseases by the FDA. Boyer is the founding director of the VIPER (Venom Immunochemistry, Pharmacology and Emergency Response) Institute at the UA College of Medicine.

Read the full article at http://uanews.org/story/fda-names-ua-antivenom-expert-hero-of-rare-diseases.

Starting Five: The Best Recruiting College Hoops Coaches (USA Today)

Ranked with greats like Kentucky's John Calipari and Duke's Mike Krzyzewski, UA Head Basketball Coach Sean Miller has been designated as one of the five best recruiting coaches in college basketball. 

Read the full article at http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/ncaab/2013/07/12/starting-five-the-best-recruiting-coaches/2511697/

Dr. Lori Alvord Endorsed as a Candidate for United States Surgeon General (UA College of Medicine)

Dr. Lori Alvord — board-certified general surgeon and associate dean for student affairs and administration at the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson — has been proposed as one of just four candidates for Surgeon General of the United States.

Read the full article at http://medicine.arizona.edu/node/14284/dr-lori-alvord-endorsed-candidate-united-states-surgeon-general.