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ABOR sets lobbying positions for the state legislature

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.  Read more

Construction on campus will continue with ABOR approval of six new projects

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.  Read more

Melanoma Walk for increased awareness of skin cancer

Tucson is in the desert, and with the 300+ days of sunshine annually comes the increased likelihoods of tans, sunburns and skin cancer. The Skin Cancer Institute at the University of Arizona Cancer Center hosted its ninth annual Melanoma Walk to raise funds for medical programs for melanoma and other skin cancers and educate the community on the UA Mall Nov. 3. Read more