After months of preparation, University of Arizona President Dr. Robert Robbins publicly unveiled the UA’s new Strategic Plan during the Arizona Board of Regents’ Nov. 16. meeting on campus.
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ANALYSIS: With pending federal lawsuits and a new conservative majority on the United States Supreme Court, the future of affirmative action in college admissions is as tenuous now as any time since 1978.
With the midterms over, Arizona will seat a new State Legislature and State Senate in January. With that in mind, the Arizona Board of Regents, the governing body of Arizona’s three public universities, discussed its new legislative agenda and lobbying positions for the state legislature’s upcoming year during its meeting at the University of Arizona Nov. 15.
The Arizona Board of Regents, the governing body of Arizona’s three public universities, approved six new development projects proposed by the University of Arizona during its meeting on campus Nov. 15. The projects, totaling $352 million, will focus on expanding UA’s research infrastructure to draw in national research grants, provide students research opportunities and expand UA’s international reputation.
The Arizona Board of Regents, the governing body of Arizona’s three public universities, voted to change how state universities, including the University of Arizona, set their student tuition and fees Friday, Nov. 16.
The Associated Students of the University of Arizona, UA’s student governing body, met on Halloween night, some in costume, to pass a resolution in support of transgender students and faculty, approve funding for a number of club activities, and discuss outreach for their upcoming election.
Arizona’s Second Congressional District encompasses northeast Tucson. The highly competitive congressional seat, formerly held by Republican Martha McSally, will be critical to Democratic efforts to retake Congress. Arizona’s Third Congressional District encompasses southwest Tucson. The congressional seat has been solidly Democratic since won by eight-term Congressman Raul Grijalva in 2013. Learn about the candidates here.
This November, Arizona voters will have the opportunity to vote on three amendments to the Arizona constitution and two propositions.
Many of the most essential offices in Arizona's state government are up election. See how the candidates for each office stack up.
With the retirement of Jeff Flake, Arizona’s Senate seat is up for grabs this November. Democrats are fighting fiercely over this competitive seat, hoping to tip the narrow Republican majority in the US Senate. The winner of this election will serve as Arizona’s junior senator alongside former Senator Jon Kyl, who was appointed to replace the late Senator John McCain. Learn about the two candidates below.
Arizona voters will choose between incumbent Doug Ducey and his Democratic challenger, David Garcia, this November, to serve as governor for the next four years. Learn more about both candidates below.
Arizona voters who registered to vote online, by mail or in-person before Oct. 9 are eligible to vote in the November elections. Voters in Pima County have three options on how to cast their ballots. Voters can vote by mail, on election day at a polling station or in-person at an early voting location.
The best person to answer this question may not a politician or a television news anchor, but instead someone who sees democracy firsthand, at its most fundamental level: a poll worker.
The University of Arizona kicks off its 104th Homecoming Week Oct. 21 with the lighting of ‘A’ Mountain.
Where does life come from? How did it evolve? Does life exist beyond our planet? These most basic questions of existence seem, to some degree, almost unanswerable, but they are exactly the questions that Betul Kacar, a professor astronomy and of molecular and cellular biology, is tackling in her scientific research laboratory at the University of Arizona.
The University of Arizona kicks off its 2018 Family Weekend Friday, Oct. 5 at 9 a.m. with a registration tent on the UA Mall where families can pick up event packages and also learn more about the weekend’s planned activities.
Buffelgrass, an invasive species in the Sonoran Desert, causes wildfires to burn hotter and longer, damages the soil and its nutrients and out-competes native desert species. The grass, brought to the United States from Africa and southern Europe, was meant to revitalize the over-grazed cattle ranges of the Midwest, but once rooted, it spread to the dry Southwest, where it thrives and threatens native ecosystems.
The Arizona Board of Regents, the governing body for Arizona’s three public universities, is on the search for a new student regent.
Campus Pantry donations, voter registration and club outreach were on the agenda for the Associated Students of the University of Arizona, UA’s student governing body, at its Sept. 12 meeting in the Pima Room of the Student Union Memorial Center.
Like in society, communication between the cells of our body is critical as Janis Burt, a professor of physiology at the University of Arizona, discovered in her lab.