UA Confucius Institute closes

The Confucius Institute at the University Arizona closed on July 31. The institute was dedicated and established in May 2008. CIUA was a joint partnership between the UA and Hanban, a public institution affiliated with the Chinese Ministry of Education and more commonly referred to as Confucius Institute Headquarters, to establish a center that would provide cultural resources, experiences, and administer the Chinese Proficiency Test to students of China and the Chinese Language. Read more

USPS office at UA student union closes

The USPS office at the University of Arizona Student Union closed on Aug. 1. Officials from UA Student Unions said that they were forced to close the office because Student Unions no longer has the means to support it.   Read more

Resource Guide: A look at student government on the UA campus

If you’re new to campus and looking for a place to voice your opinions or concerns, there is no better place to find involvement than the Associated Students of the University of Arizona.  ASUA is the backbone of the student body on campus that amplifies student voices and provides programs and events for the Wildcat student community.  Read more

Resource Guide: A rundown of the UA BookStore and Student Union

The Bookstore is a store on the University of Arizona campus that sells UA merchandise, textbooks and school supplies. Their mission is, “As a completely self-financed auxiliary service, the University of Arizona Bookstores will serve to encourage academic excellence and build campus and community relationships through diverse, inclusive, and sustainable opportunities.” Read more

What is Title IX and why is it important?

University students across the country have heard of Title IX. Information about the law appears in their inboxes, is mentioned at orientations and impacts everything from on-campus jobs to collegiate athletics. But between the law itself, the politics surrounding it and the actions of the University of Arizona, it can be difficult to parse through information regarding Title IX and understand how it impacts college students and university life.  Here are some common questions about Title IX and their answers. Read more

UA announces acquisition of Ashford University and creation of UA Global Campus

The University of Arizona announced that it is acquiring the assets of Ashford University and is incorporating it into a new nonprofit entity called the UA Global Campus to further the UA’s expansion of online education. In an email sent early Monday morning, UA President Dr. Robert C. Robbins announced the formation of the UnA Global Campus, a “new nonprofit corporation … which will be operated in affiliation with the University of Arizona.” The 35,000 students enrolled in Ashford University would continue their degrees as students at UA Global Campus. Read more