POLICE BEAT: 4/28/17

A University of Arizona Police Department officer responded to a reference of harassment April 12. A UAPD officer was dispatched around 9 p.m. April 12 to Yavapai Residence Hall in reference to disorderly conduct. Read more

Rio Nuevo bringing new development to Tucson after years of mismanagement

After a checkered past, Rio Nuevo, a special taxing district in Tucson, is achieving success and increasing economic development and output in the community. Rio Nuevo was formed following a 1999 ballot initiative to create a Tax Increment Financing district in Tucson. The district receives a portion of the transaction privilege taxes or sales tax collected within its district. Read more

Teams compete in self-driving car software challenge

The Cognitive Autonomous Test Vehicle or CAT Vehicle competition rolled to a stop with the final tests and simulations on Tuesday afternoon in front of Old Main. This competition, hosted by the UA, invited national and international students from Georgia, Missouri, Switzerland and Chile to test their computer programs alongside students from the UA. Read more

POBEAT: 04/26/17

A University of Arizona Police Department officer was patrolling near the Main Library around 11 a.m. when he noticed a male repeatedly throwing a ball against the wall and catching it. Read more

African American Student Affairs renovate center under new director

Kimberly "KC" Williams was hired as the new director of the affairs department during a time in which UA is highlighting its commitment to a more diverse community. Williams arrived on campus just before renovations began on the AASA location this semester at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. building, the first to occur since its opening in 1992. Read more