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Neighbors conflicted over new honors complex

While many University of Arizona students and faculty are excited for the Honors College to have a new home, neighbors immediately surrounding the proposed site of the honors village complex have mixed feelings about what the development means for their neighborhoods. Read more

UA Students Investiagte Dangers of Tattoo Ink on National Grant

The students of the Environmental Health Sciences Transformative Research Undergraduate Experience program will spend the semester researching the chemicals in tattoo ink and evaluating the current research on adverse health risks under the guidance of Walt Klimecki, associate professor and interim department head of Pharmacology and Toxicology Read more

Long time UA employee steps in as Interim Director of Housing

As UA continues its search for a permanent director of Housing and Residential Life, Amanda Kraus acclimates herself with new her role as interim director for the Fall 2017 semester. As director, Kraus is in charge of providing living and learning opportunities for 7,000 students who live in the residence halls. Read more

News Fast Five: DACA

President Donald Trump, via his Attorney General Jeff Sessions, announced on Sept 5 that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) would be phased out within six months. Read more

College of Medicine to join multi-institutional NIH initiative

To improve the health outcomes of patients with emergency medical conditions, University of Arizona’s College of Medicine, along with five other nationalized institutions, has been chosen to lead the National Institutes of Health’s new clinical and research initiative: Strategies to Innovate Emergency Care Clinical Trials Network — also known as SIREN. Read more

New and Improved: 2017 is UA's most accomplished class ever

UA Admissions looks for new ways to enroll more diverse and higher performing students for upcoming freshman classes. A freshman class of roughly 7,500 students took its first college steps at the University of Arizona this fall semester, and among them lies the most diverse class in UA history. Read more

Tucson community and DACA students march on City Hall

Member of the Tucson community protested the recent reversal of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policies and marched from De Anza Park to Tucson City Hall Wednesday, Sept. 6. Individuals gathered for a peaceful protest in numbers that exceeded expectations. Read more

ASUA holds meeting, addresses DACA and tables budget

The Associated Students of the University of Arizona Senate voted to release a statement supporting Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals students at the University of Arizona during their regular meeting this week on Sept. 6. They also tabled their budget due to a typo in salary, and approved a list of comedians to speak on campus this year. Read more

POLICE BEAT: 9/6/17

A University of Arizona Police Department officer searched South Stadium Garage around 10:30 p.m. on Aug. 27 after receiving a trouble call in reference to a woman screaming. Read more