Displaying results 1 - 25 of 1265 for ua. Subscribe to this search
TUCSON — Nicknamed "Old Pueblo," Tucson is a city with many faces. It's a college town. It's an artist town. It's even still a Wild West town. Every February, southern Arizona's biggest city, located 115 miles (185 kilometers) below Phoenix, keeps schools open on President's Day but closes them later in the week for the annual Tucson Rodeo Parade.
State lawmakers took the first steps Thursday to keep them from accepting free tickets from lobbyists to sporting events and concerts.
Medical students know the importance of research. It can bring new perspectives, knowledge and experiences to their studies. Third-year University of Arizona College of Medicine — Phoenix student Wala Awad has taken his love for research to the next level by deciding to become a physician-scientist. Wala will not only help others using his medical knowledge but will also continue to conduct scientific research that can help patients across the globe.
In the past, exceeding on the AIMS testing meant that Arizona high school students could qualify for free tuition at one of the three Arizona universities. Now that the scholarship has been slashed by about three-fourths the original amount, some East Valley high schools are supplying students with their own incentives to encourage high test scores.
East Valley resident, business-owner dives into new career
Ken Johnson of Tempe, owner of Desert Auto Works in Mesa, embarked on a second career upon his acceptance to the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix. Johnson is pictured prior to the "white coat ceremony" earlier this year - an event that symbolically admits students into the medical program. [Photo courtesy UA College of Medicine - Phoenix]
Ken Johnson of Tempe, owner of Desert Auto Works in Mesa, embarked on a second career upon his acceptance to the University of Arizona College of Medicine -- Phoenix. Photo courtesy UA College of Medicine - Phoenix]
While Arizona State has announced that tuition won’t increase next year, the Tempe campus’ student government is discussing a mandatory fee that would help fund athletic programs.
As African-American males in Arizona, we are stunned, though not altogether surprised, at the bold assumptions, presumptions, and downright racist stereotypes Linda Turley-Hansen offers in “Not racism, and not guns; it’s moral absence that’s doing the killing” (East Valley Tribune, Sept. 1; also available at evtnow.com/5ua).
Outlook: Marcos de Niza had one of its best seasons in school history a year ago, finishing 11-2 and making the Division II state semifinals. However, there will be a lot of work to do in order to duplicate that finish after a trying offseason.
Editor's note: The Tribune recently spoke with Queen Creek resident Shane Dale about his new book 'Territorial: The History of the Duel in the Desert." Dale. The following portion of the book centers primarily on the Dec. 2, 2010 meeting in Tucson between rivals Arizona and Arizona State. ASU won that meeting, 30-29 in two overtimes. 'Territorial' is available now for purchase at Amazon.com.
Freelance writer Shane Dale lived in Chandler and Mesa growing up, went to college at the University of Arizona, married an Arizona State graduate and now lives in Queen Creek. An avid sports fan, he found it odd that a book had never been written about the football rivalry between the two universities.
The partners of gay state and university employees will not lose their health care and other benefits, at least not now -- and possibly not ever.
D.J. Peterson will be home from college soon, and little brother Dustin will be there waiting with a smile on his face and a paddle in his hand.
Arizona State designated hitter Nathaniel Causey peered out from the dugout earlier this season and was struck by what he saw.
Gov. Jan Brewer has cleared one hurdle for new research on the possible medical benefits of marijuana.
The Arizona Board of Regents on Thursday approved tuition increases at the state's three public universities and directed staff to explore legal options to reduce tuition for some immigrants.
The largest wheelchair sports event in the world gives veterans an opportunity to come together, test their skills and build camaraderie.
Arizona's higher education leaders are demanding more money from students, while also exploring legal options to reduce tuition for some immigrants.
The transcripts were sent, the dorm room was booked and D.J. Peterson was raring to go.
A state legislator wants to make it clear that marijuana lollipop you bought in a dispensary is not just candy.