The Robert Logan Nugent award was established by the Alumni Association in 1964 to honor former University of Arizona executive vice president Robert Nugent. Ever since, the university has selected graduating students who epitomize the ideals of service and academic engagement to receive the award.
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Francy Luna Diaz arrived in the United States from Colombia at the age of 19. After attending Pima Community College, Luna Diaz transferred to the University of Arizona, where she will be graduating this year with a double degree in law and political science
The Associated Students of the University of Arizona, UA’s undergraduate student government body, entered its 105th year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, it was under the leadership of President Natalynn Masters, the first black woman to lead the organization.
The University of Arizona will host its 155th commencement on May 10. This year’s keynote speaker, Dr. Mae C. Jemison, is a former NASA astronaut who made history by being the first woman of color in space.
Anthony Rusk, a sophomore majoring in neuroscience and cognitive and politics, philosophy, economics and law at the University of Arizona, will become the Arizona Board of Regents’ newest student regent, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced April 26.
The Associated Students of the University of Arizona Senate, UA’s undergraduate student governance body, met April 14 to adopt a resolution in support of mental health awareness and to plan the organization's transition to a newly elected administration.
John Rutherfoord, a professor of physics at the University of Arizona College of Science, is one of five new regents' professors on campus following Arizona Board of Regents' approval of his appointment in the April 11 meeting on campus.
The Arizona Board of Regents, the governing body appointed to oversee Arizona’s three public universities, held the first of two day-long public meetings on the University of Arizona campus on Thursday, April 11.
Editor's Note: This article was updated to reflect the regents' approval of UA's request for a College of Veterinary Medicine.
The Pima County Young Democrats and University of Arizona Young Democrats will host a forum for Tucson’s Democratic mayoral candidates in the ENR2 Building Room N120 on Thursday, April 18, from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
The Associated Students of the University of Arizona, UA’s undergraduate governance body, met April 3 to be briefed on the new Honors Village by UA administration and approve a number of funding requests as the semester comes to a close.
ASUA's Executive Elects
The University of Arizona submitted its proposal to increase the undergraduate tuition rate for new students from Arizona by 2 percent for the 2019-2020 academic year, alongside other tuition and fee increases and changes, to the Arizona Board of Regents, Arizona’s three Arizona public universities' governing body, on Mar. 22.
Last year, the Associated Students of the University of Arizona, the UA’s undergraduate student government body, faced a crisis. While many candidates competed for the student body presidency, ASUA failed to fill a number of college-specific seats in the Senate.
The Associated Students of the University of Arizona, UA’s undergraduate student-government body, hosted a public Q&A for students to learn about the candidates seeking to represent UA’s colleges and student body in the AUSA Senate next year on Wednesday, March 20.
The Associated Students of the University of Arizona met March 13 to discuss the writing of a number of resolutions, approve funding for student clubs and plan a number of outreach activities.
Seven University of Arizona faculty and students will take to the stage in the ENR2 Building on Friday, March 15, to give of series of TEDx-style talks at the UA’s second annual TEDxUofA.
In two new scientific papers, Alex Braithwaite and Faten Ghosn, both professors in the UA School of Government and Public Policy, examined the factors that affect public opinion toward hosting refugees.
The Associated Students of the University of Arizona, UA’s undergraduate student government body, released an official list of Senate and executive candidates for the 2019 general election, which will take place March 25-26.
It is a place you have almost certainly walked by if you were on campus at the University of Arizona last semester. You probably wondered at the time what it was with its offices, brightly painted walls and meeting rooms. It was the UA’s LifeLab.