Jay Dobyns: ‘Catching Hell’ and coming back

While writing the book that would drive his ongoing lawsuit against the U.S. government, he knew that there was still more of the story to tell. The former UA wide-receiver Dobyns recently released his newest memoir Catching Hell: A True Story of Abandonment and Betrayal on May 30 with plans of making it his second in a trilogy.   Read more

CATS4Critters creating a home for all wild cats

Sergio is the big cat of the yard, a leader. Oreo is a trap-savvy mama who knows her way around town. Dumbledore is just another guy trying to get by with what he has. And a few cool cats like Melman become a celebrity on the street.   Read more

News Briefs 06/20/18 — 06/26/18:

Last week, the Los Angeles Times featured an article quoting Antar Davidson, a former employee of Estrella del Norte, a “shelter” in Tucson for newly separated and unaccompanied undocumented minors.  Read more

UA regents professor Carol Barnes elected to prestigious National Academy of Sciences

Carol Barnes, a University of Arizona Regents' Professor of Psychology, Neurology and Neuroscience, one of the world's leading experts on brain aging, has been elected a member of the prestigious National Academy of Sciences. She was one of only 84 new members elected and the only new member from Arizona to be recognized by this private, nonprofit organization of the country’s leading researchers. Read more

UA has four winners in this years' Triple Crown

On Saturday afternoon at Belmont Racetrack outside New York City, University of Arizona graduate Bob Baffert’s horse, Justify, took home the most prestigious championship in horse racing: The Triple Crown. A three-year-old colt, Justify is Baffert’s second horse in four years to earn the Crown, but he wasn’t the only horse competing Saturday with a UA connection. Here are the four big UA winners from this Triple Crown season. Read more