Tucson

UA Students Investiagte Dangers of Tattoo Ink on National Grant

The students of the Environmental Health Sciences Transformative Research Undergraduate Experience program will spend the semester researching the chemicals in tattoo ink and evaluating the current research on adverse health risks under the guidance of Walt Klimecki, associate professor and interim department head of Pharmacology and Toxicology Read more

Neighbors conflicted over new honors complex

While many University of Arizona students and faculty are excited for the Honors College to have a new home, neighbors immediately surrounding the proposed site of the honors village complex have mixed feelings about what the development means for their neighborhoods. Read more

Long time UA employee steps in as Interim Director of Housing

As UA continues its search for a permanent director of Housing and Residential Life, Amanda Kraus acclimates herself with new her role as interim director for the Fall 2017 semester. As director, Kraus is in charge of providing living and learning opportunities for 7,000 students who live in the residence halls. Read more

News Fast Five: DACA

President Donald Trump, via his Attorney General Jeff Sessions, announced on Sept 5 that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) would be phased out within six months. Read more

College of Medicine to join multi-institutional NIH initiative

To improve the health outcomes of patients with emergency medical conditions, University of Arizona’s College of Medicine, along with five other nationalized institutions, has been chosen to lead the National Institutes of Health’s new clinical and research initiative: Strategies to Innovate Emergency Care Clinical Trials Network — also known as SIREN. Read more

Tucson community and DACA students march on City Hall

Member of the Tucson community protested the recent reversal of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policies and marched from De Anza Park to Tucson City Hall Wednesday, Sept. 6. Individuals gathered for a peaceful protest in numbers that exceeded expectations. Read more

Nizhonabah Davis, freshman of distinction

Nizhonabah Rene Davis walked into the heat of her freshman year this fall at the University of Arizona as a freshman of distinction and Flinn scholar. From Ganado, Arizona, Davis felt that Phoenix was too big of a city for her and Northern Arizona University was too close to home. Tucson was the perfect fit. Read more

"Handshake" set to replace Joblink

Over the summer, University of Arizona’s office of Student Engagement and Career Development released a new portal to apply for on-campus jobs and internships - Handshake. Read more