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Panel to Discuss Dangers Facing Today's Journalists

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 3:50am
Former Middle East hostage Terry Anderson and the parents of slain freelance journalist James Foley are scheduled to participate in a discussion Feb. 26 on the UA campus.

Fulbright Week Coming to UA

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 3:50am
The UA is one of the nation's top 10 producers of Fulbright scholars and students, according to the Institute of International Education.

UA Receives $2.9M Grant From Templeton Foundation

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 3:50am
Under the direction of David Schmidtz, the Center for the Philosophy of Freedom will build a network of programs in philosophy, politics and economics.

Got Planets? Smaller Stars Are Best Bet

Sat, 03/07/2015 - 3:50am
In the search for Earth-size planets elsewhere in the Milky Way, lower-mass stars make for more promising hunting grounds, a study by UA astronomers has discovered.

Diversifying the Workforce for Tomorrow's Jobs

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 3:50am
Responding to state and national demands, the UA has doubled down on its efforts to help retain women and other underrepresented groups in the STEM fields. Already the results are promising.

UA Student-Athletes Winning in Classroom

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 3:50am
Top academic performers say they're already looking beyond their athletic careers as Wildcats, and they're using resources and time-management skills to make the most of sports and school.

iPlant's Big Data Bridges the Atlantic

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 3:50am
The British government is funding the new initiative, which will extend high-performance cyber-infrastructure to tackle "big data" science developed by iPlant Collaborative.

UA 79th in Business Journal Rankings

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 3:50am
The highest marks went to schools with selective admissions processes, strong retention and graduation rates, prestigious reputations, affordable tuition and housing, diverse faculties and student bodies, and economically robust communities.

Noam Chomsky to Return to UA

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 3:50am
Noam Chomsky, a world-renowned linguist, intellectual and political activist, will speak during this year's Tucson Festival of Books, held at the UA in mid-March.

College of Optical Sciences Raises $12.5M for Scholarships

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 3:50am
James C. Wyant, founding dean of the college, committed $10 million in scholarship funds in 2013 and structured his gift to encourage the participation of others, who gave $2.5 million.

Roundtable to Address Health Literacy for Hispanics

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 3:50am
The Latino Literacy Roundtable, to be held at the UA in March, is an opportunity for scholars and the community to discuss health-related literacy among Hispanics.

NBC on Campus to Recruit Journalism Interns

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 3:50am
In a first-ever visit to the UA, representatives conduct more than two dozen interviews for paid positions in New York and L.A., saying they plan to return.

College Is More Than a Dream, It's a Plan

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 3:50am
College Academy for Parents, offered by the UA's Office of Early Academic Outreach, helps low-income and minority families create plans to ensure that their children reach college.

Richard Ruiz Remembered for His Passion and Humor

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 3:50am
A beloved UA faculty member and mentor who was head of the Department of Mexican American Studies, he died unexpectedly on Friday and leaves a legacy of kindness.

UA Grad's Film Finds International Audience

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 3:50am
Christopher Nataanii Cegielski earned a Sundance Fellowship for his work on "Bloodlines," the film he produced for his senior thesis about two adolescent American Indian brothers trying to earn their father's respect.

UA Launches Documentary Film Center and Public Series

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 3:50am
Students from a range of disciplines will receive support in making documentary films, and a new film series, DocScapes, will engage the public on societal issues.

LGBT Teens Who Come Out at School Have Better Self-Esteem, Study Finds

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 3:50am
Despite the risk of being bullied, coming out in high school is better for students' well-being in the long-run, according to a new study by UA researcher Stephen Russell. Students who were open about their sexual orientation or gender identity in high school reported higher self-esteem.

Solidarity Week to Focus on Compassionate Care

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 3:50am
Medical schools, patient-care institutions and other health care organizations around the country will demonstrate of the importance of kindness to patients.

Trilobites Were the First Arizonans

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 3:50am
A new Flandrau Science Center exhibit at the UA showcases the amazing creatures and what they have taught us about life on Earth. Trilobites' fossils are found in abundance in the Southwest.

UA's Efforts Address National STEM Demand

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 3:50am
New approaches are in place to maintain students' interest in STEM and support them to degree completion. Active-learning teaching methods and re-engineered instructional spaces are part of the strategy.