New 'academy' takes aim at state teacher shortage

Through the Arizona Teachers Academy program, the UA’s College of Education covers qualifying students’ tuition, easing the financial burden. To qualify for scholarships from the Arizona Teachers Academy, interested students must already have a bachelors degree and apply to the College of Education’s Teach Arizona, or the Master of Arts in Special Education program. Read more

'First Cats' hold first meeting

The University of Arizona First Cats held its Fall 2017 mixer to launch the university’s first-generation visibility campaign,Oct. 5. First Cats is a program overseen by the Office of Academic Success and Achievement intended to foster a community for first-generation Wildcats.  Read more

ASUA Notebook: October 3

The Associate Students of the University of Arizona voted to set the date for a special election, fund Students for Sustainability for an upcoming conference, and discussed the College of Education's new minor. Read more

POLICE BEAT: 10/04/17

A University of Arizona Police Department officer responded to Arbol de la Vida Residence Hall around 3 p.m. on Sept. 9 in reference to a man and woman roughhousing four nights prior. Read more

UA alum Christiana Duarte killed in shooting

University of Arizona alumna Christiana “Chrissy” Duarte was killed during the violent incident in Las Vegas, Sunday. Her death was confirmed Tuesday, October 3, by family and friends after she was reported missing Monday, October 2. Read more

POLICE BEAT: 10/02/2017

On Sept. 20, UAPD officers arrived at Coronado Residence Hall after an Residents Assistant called to report screaming coming from the elevator lobby on the 6th floor. Read more

Marshall Foundation gives back to UA community

The Marshall Foundation has donated $1.5 million to charitable organizations in Tucson and Pima County in the past year. Due to the foundation’s close relationship with the University of Arizona, approximately half of the $1.5 million goes directly to UA to be put toward scholarships. Read more

Voters to decide the future of Reid Park Zoo

As Reid Park Zoo celebrates its 50th anniversary, Tucson voters will have the opportunity to shape its future thanks to two citizen initiatives on the Nov. 7 ballot sponsored by the non-profit Reid Park Zoological Society. Read more