The University of Arizona kicks off its 104th Homecoming Week Oct. 21 with the lighting of ‘A’ Mountain.
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What does democracy look like?
Where does life come from? How did it evolve? Does it 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 of astronomy and of molecular and cellular biology, is tackling in her research laboratory at the University of Arizona.
This November, Arizona voters will have the opportunity to vote on three amendments to the Arizona constitution and two propositions. To make it on the ballots, these initiatives gathered hundreds of thousands of signatures by Arizona voters.
Kickoff - Oct. 5
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’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. Learn about the districts two candidates below.
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, the university’s student governing body, at its Sept. 12 meeting in the Pima Room of the Student Union Memorial Center.
Communication is key. Take relationships, for example. When communication breaks down, the results can be cancerous.
John Streicher, assistant professor of pharmacology, opened his laboratory at the University of Arizona three years ago and has focused his research on opioid receptors involved in the regulation of pain, as well as their molecular pathways and signaling, ever since.
The scene is Newark, Delaware circa 1992. After a prolonged legal battle, the University of Delaware allows two professors to accept funding from the Pioneer Fund to examine the relationship between race and intelligence over the protests of faculty and students.
Registered Arizona voters went to the polls on Aug. 28 to select their Republican and Democratic nominees for key races this November.
In the tradition of Syllabus Week, the senators of the Associated Students of the University of Arizona, UA’s undergraduate student governance body, eased back into campus life with an informal meeting to discuss their plans for the upcoming semester.
Tucson voters will be going to the polls on Aug. 28 to select their Republican and Democratic nominees for key races this November. Unlike in previous years, Independent voters will be able to vote in the party primary of their choosing.
Every year at the University of Arizona, thousands of researchers attempt to answer hundreds of questions in order to understand everything from the biology of cancer to the science of sustainability.
Every year a number of bills are introduced in the Arizona State Legislature that directly impact the University of Arizona and the student experience on campus.
The University of Arizona will graduate its 154th class at its May 11 commencement. The keynote speaker who will send the thousands of graduates into the world will be Ray Mabus, former governor of Mississippi, U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia and President Barack Obama’s secretary of the Navy.
Former University of Arizona Honors College Dean Patricia MacCorquodale filed a collective action lawsuit against the Arizona Board of Regents for $2 million on Jan. 22, claiming the UA has widespread gender pay discrepancies.