Family Weekend Festival Funded by Student Fee

With hundreds of families descending upon the University of Arizona for Family Weekend, the Family Weekend steering committee has orchestrated a careful budget-balancing act to keep its events affordable and to cover all its costs. The estimated $25,000 to put on the weekend does not come from a line item in UA’s budget but rather from the committee securing funding from a variety of sources. Read more

UAPD look to renew accreditation

University of Arizona Police Department will undergo the process of re-accreditation this week. A private law enforcement accreditation agency, Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc., will be on campus conducting the observation. Read more

Sigma Kappa, Greek Life honor the life of Christiana Duarte

Hundreds of students gathered in remembrance of University of Arizona alumna Christiana Duarte, lighting candles and hearing close friends speak in the Greek Heritage Park on Oct. 9. Duarte was one of the 59 people killed in the Las Vegas shooting. She lived her last moments dancing and listening to her favorite country music, according to close friends. Read more

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