POBEAT: 2/20/17

On Feb. 9 around 7 p.m., a University of Arizona Police Department officer responded to a call from a UA employee reporting grand larceny. A UAPD officer responded to a call made by a resident assistant at the Arizona-Sonora Residence Hall on Feb. 9 at 11:11 p.m. concerning a suspicious marijuana smell on an unnamed floor of the hall. Read more

POBEAT: 2/17/17

A University of Arizona Police Department officer was conducting building checks on Feb. 8 when a concerned citizen made contact with him in regard to a college-aged female passed out on the sidewalk near Linkins Hall. Read more

New scholarship program sending Pasqua Yaqui girls to Space Camp

On Wednesday evening, the new Taking Up Space scholarship program held a fundraising and awareness event at The R Bar in downtown Tucson. Taking Up Space is a new scholarship program that sends middle school girls from the Pascua Yaqui tribe to Space Camp and encourages them to pursue career and education paths in science, technology, engineering, and math. The program is part of nonprofit organization Time in Cosmology, which aims to encourage the study of time in the fields of physics and cosmology. Read more

UA presidential search committee begins discussions with prospects

The University of Arizona Presidential Search Committee began “discussions” with prospects for the open UA presidential post yesterday, with the talks continuing into today at a Phoenix-area hotel, confirming search committee chair Bill Ridenour’s assertion earlier this week that the search is nearing its completion. Read more