Sherry Turkle examines how texting has changed the way we talk

Sherry Turkle, Abby Rockefeller Mauze professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and founder and current director of the MIT Initiative on Technology and Self, had an unusual request for the crowd of 300 on Friday night in the Environment and Natural Resources 2 building: Please talk. Read more

Longtime UA dean stepping down in June

Dr. Ronald W. Marx, dean of the UA College of Education, is set to step down in June this year after serving for the last 14 years and is returning to faculty. With the dean stepping down, the College of Education has created the Ronald W. Marx Community Engagement and Outreach Endowment Fund to ensure his legacy.  Read more

POBEAT: 1/27/17

On Saturday, Jan 22, a University of Arizona Police Department officer arrested a student for underage drinking, and diverted two other males for the same reason. Read more

Obamacare repeal effort brings questions

As per Donald Trump and Republican's goals, the Senate voted 51-48 to repeal the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare at 1:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 11. This got the ball rolling to begin drafting a replacement healthcare system to help the 20 million Americans who would be without medical insurance without the ACA. Read more

ASUA discuss SB 1061, constitution

The Associated Students of the University of Arizona President Mikey Finnegan presented on a proposed Arizona State Senate bill regarding tuition rates during the ASUA Senate meeting on Jan. Read more

UA alum brings mass spectrometry testing to Tucson

Mass spectrometry is the new genomics, and Tucson is the place to be for the emerging market. At least that’s what Nina Ossanna, vice president and co-founder of Pharos Diagnostics, thinks. Ossanna is a three-time UA alum and worked at the university for 10 years as the business-development director for UA’s Bio5 Institute. She felt it was time for a change. Read more

UA banned persons list made public for first time

The University of Arizona Police Department has released a list of people that have been banned from campus or sections of campus to the public for the first time. Currently 40 men and women are on the list, which can be viewed on UAPD’s website. Read more