This year, the University of Arizona set a university record for most Fulbright Scholar awards among its faculty. This placed the UA as the third highest Fulbright Scholar-producing research institution in the U.S.
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The Associated Students of the University of Arizona, the university’s undergraduate governing body, held elections this week for the 2021-2022 school year. Here are the results for president, executive vice president, administrative vice president and senators.
With the 2021-2022 student government elections for the Associated Students of the University of Arizona rapidly approaching, the final two candidates for student body president met virtually Friday night for a debate.
The University of Arizona’s COVID-19 virtual university status update team met over Zoom on Monday to discuss vaccine rollout and to provide updates on the recent shooting on campus that resulted in the tragic death of UA student Forrest Keys.
The University of Arizona Student Recreation Center is a popular spot for students to unwind after a long day of online classes. In the late afternoon, masked students often cluster at the entryway, sometimes waiting up to 30 minutes for the gym to dip below maximum capacity so that they can begin their workout.
At this year’s annual McCormick Lecture, Jane Mayer, celebrated investigative journalist and chief Washington correspondent at The New Yorker, dissected authoritarianism in modern America.
Walking down Tucson’s historic Fourth Avenue, University of Arizona students can find eclectic storefronts, colorful murals and everything from bookstores to restaurants. At its core, they will discover a unique district at the intersection of past and present, now facing an uncertain future.
Mount Lemmon is steep with its climate colder than Tucson at lower elevations and its landscape speckled with trees. It may not seem like the ideal place to construct a science learning center that is easily accessible to all. However, third-year architecture students accepted the challenge to compete for $5,000 in student prizes as part of the AGM Universal Design Award.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the healthcare system has been strained to its limits as it attempts to accommodate a rapid influx of patients. Many hospitals are at or near capacity and facing issues related to understaffing. Meanwhile, a record number of pre-medical students submitted applications this year, hoping to one day join the medical field.
Reentry update: Task force discusses uptick in cases, safety during the holiday season and news on vaccine
The University of Arizona’s COVID-19 reentry task force met Monday morning to discuss their concerns and efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 as the holiday season approaches.
Concluding a tumultuous election season, former Vice President Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump, becoming the 46th president of the United States. Alongside Joe Biden, his running mate Kamala Harris was elected the first woman of color to become vice president of the U.S.
An initiative run by Arizona State University and University of Arizona students called "3 For AZ" is encouraging young Arizonans to participate in progressive politics. The organization was founded this summer amid the political despair of the U.S. COVID-19 outbreak as well as the growing attention on police brutality and racism.
The National Communication Association recently honored University of Arizona professor Kory Floyd with the 2020 Mark L. Knapp Award in Interpersonal Communication. According to the NCA website, Floyd was decided as a recipient based on both his pioneering research and his status as a “role model for public intellectualism.”
Lagging videos, frozen Zoom meetings and that dreaded loading screen. These are sights University of Arizona students have become accustomed to as they navigate virtual classes. Internet users all over campus are left wondering what the source of their technology woes is.
On June 26, 2015, cheers erupted outside the U.S. Supreme Court as rainbow flags poked out above the crowd. The Court had just ruled on Obergefell v. Hodges, widely regarded as a landmark case in the advancement toward equality for LGBTQ+ Americans.
The University of Arizona study abroad fair is an annual event providing students the opportunity to learn more about taking their education across borders. This year, it will be held virtually the week of Oct. 12.
The College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture is offering a new award program for universal design starting this fall semester. The $5,000 worth of prize money will be distributed to third-year architecture students with final studio design projects exemplifying the theme of accessibility.
The University of Arizona's Hillel Foundation will hold a special "Pride Shabbat" over Zoom at 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 25. The event will consist of a short service followed by breakout room discussions covering a myriad of topics related to the LGBTQ+ community.