Tucson is in the desert, and with the 300+ days of sunshine annually comes the increased likelihoods of tans, sunburns and skin cancer. The Skin Cancer Institute at the University of Arizona Cancer Center hosted its ninth annual Melanoma Walk to raise funds for medical programs for melanoma and other skin cancers and educate the community on the UA Mall Nov. 3.
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Everyone is on social media nowadays. Students check Instagram, Facebook or Twitter to kill time every day of their lives. For some, social media is more than just a way to kill time, it's a chance at fame. The Daily Wildcat talked with three University of Arizona students who are also "Instagram Influencers" about online fame.
November has been recognized as National Native American Heritage Month (NAHM) since 1990. Native American Student Affairs (NASA) will host several social events to encourage the awareness of Native American cultures throughout the month. NASA held the Native American Heritage Month Kick Off to promote the events on Oct. 29 in the South Ballroom of the Student Union Memorial Center. They served free food while guests spoke and gave presentations.
Homecoming is a special time for University of Arizona alumni to be immersed in nostalgic memories of their college life. This year, the class of 1968 will hold a reunion to meet friends 50 years after graduation. The year 1968 was a time of social upheaval, but how were the students’ lives different?
The Strategic Alternative Learning Techniques Center will hold its 26th annual Family Weekend Celebration and Awards Ceremony and the first Freshman Parent Breakfast on Friday, Oct. 5. According to Miller, Family Weekend is important to SALT Center because it is a good opportunity to involve and reunite families, especially because families play an important role in the community.
Arizona State Museum held its annual Open House for students and faculty of the University of Arizona on Friday. Visitors enjoyed special exhibitions and opportunities to talk with experts as well as free food and raffles.
If you're from Tucson or Phoenix, this isn't for you. But if you're here at the University of Arizona from out of state or the country — or you hail from Northern Arizona — you're going to want to know how to approach living in a desert for the first time.
Gordon W. Downs is one of those team members. Downs is the only undergraduate student. Daily Wildcat reporter Nagisa Tsukada talked with Downs about his work with the MSL and his future career. This interview was edited for length and clarity.
Durand has been Dean of the College of Humanities since 2016. He has been a professor of French and Italian for decades. He has a multicultural background, and his co-workers love his creative personality.