UA introduces first mandatory meal plan for incoming Honors Village residents

This August, over 1,000 University of Arizona students moved into the newly completed Honors Village — all were required to buy a newly designed swipe-based meal plan. The plan has faced criticism in the past from members of UA’s student government, the Associated Students of the University of Arizona, who worried about its cost-effectiveness and impact on accessibility at the already expensive Village.  Read more

Police Beat 8/26/2019: Secret Identity

 While we would not normally give criminal advice, here’s a tip for future conmen: When the police ask for your identity, do not give them a name that sounds like a rejected Marvel comic book character. University of Arizona Police Department officers were patrolling the east side of campus in search of a man reported to be peering into car windows and pulling on their door handles on Aug. 7 at around 12:15 p.m.  Read more

UA joins coalition researching climate change policy

President Dr. Robert C.Robbins attended the University Climate Change Coalition, or UC3, last month at the University of Vancouver in British Columbia to participate on a panel of university presidents. UC3 announced their Research for Policy Platform, a project seeking to promote and accelerate research on climate change policy.   Read more

Tucson PD tips on how to be a good neighbor

It is the start of a new school year, which will be celebrated with music and parties. The Tucson Police Department wants everyone to have fun but wants to encourage safety and remind everyone to be good neighbors.   Read more

How to ssstay sssafe around rattlesnakesss

Blazing heat and the monsoon storms aren’t the only desert hazards to watch out for this summer. Rattlesnake activity increases with warm weather, and it’s important to be aware of how to react when confronted with this venomous critter. Read more