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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

Nizhonabah Davis, freshman of distinction

Nizhonabah Rene Davis walked into the heat of her freshman year this fall at the University of Arizona as a freshman of distinction and Flinn scholar. From Ganado, Arizona, Davis felt that Phoenix was too big of a city for her and Northern Arizona University was too close to home. Tucson was the perfect fit. Read more

"Handshake" set to replace Joblink

Over the summer, University of Arizona’s office of Student Engagement and Career Development released a new portal to apply for on-campus jobs and internships - Handshake. Read more

UA engagement with new students brings most diverse class

"We definitely did a lot more outreach in terms of visits that we offered to the students to come see what's on campus," said Kasey Urquidez, dean of undergraduate admission. "We did a lot more programming to provide students the opportunity to be on campus, that definitely helped." Read more