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UA College of Medicine-Phoenix grows medical class size to stem doctor shortages

Posted by   /  November 19, 2019  /  Education, Health Care  /  No Comments

By Daja Henry | Downtown Devil The University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix campus announced last week that it will expand its class size from 80 to 100 in 2020 to combat the state’s intensifying physician shortage. The expansion is just the next step a plan that was initiated at the university’s inception, said Glen […]

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UA’s $14-million gamble: Consultant gave pricey advice to devise strategic plan

Posted by   /  November 9, 2019  /  Education  /  No Comments

 University of Arizona President Robert Robbins addresses those attending a banquet announcing the 360 Initiative in the University of Arizona Student Union’s North Ballroom, on Nov. 1, 2019. /Josh Galemore / Arizona Daily Star By Carol Ann Alaimo and Justin Sayers | Arizona Daily  The University of Arizona paid more than $14 million to a […]

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Say goodbye to ‘UA,’ the University of Arizona is changing the way it refers to itself

Posted by   /  October 28, 2019  /  Education  /  No Comments

The University of Arizona announced Monday it was changing the way it refers to itself in headlines and stories from “UA” to “UArizona” By Hayden Packwood | 12News “UArizona.” Does that look a little different Wildcats fans? Well, it’s about to become the new norm. The University of Arizona announced Monday it was changing the […]

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UA wins approval to launch veterinary college

Posted by   /  October 18, 2019  /  Education, Health Care  /  No Comments

The first class is expected to enroll in fall 2020 and graduate in 2023./Rendering by UA. By Justin Sayers | Arizona Daily Star   The University of Arizona has received the green light from the American Veterinary Medical Association to open its long-awaited College of Veterinary Medicine in Oro Valley. On the UA’s third attempt for […]

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ASU, UA land in ranking of 100 best universities in the world for ‘academic prestige, scholarly excellence, and sheer intellectual horsepower’

Posted by   /  August 1, 2019  /  Education  /  No Comments

On the “100 Best Universities in the World Today” list, UA ranked No. 62, and. ASU landed at No. 80./Pixabay.com By Tim Gallen | Phoenix Business Journal Two of the world’s 100 best universities are right here in Arizona. Both University of Arizona and Arizona State University cracked the new ranking from TheBestSchools.org, a site […]

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Chandler welcomes UA cyber operations

Posted by   /  July 30, 2019  /  By Mike Sunnucks, Cyberlaw and Cybersecurity, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter The University of Arizona is adding cybersecurity and cyber operations to its offerings at its Chandler center.  Chandler is already home to Intel and other tech companies, and the UA hopes the programs help the technology workforce pipeline. “As an emerging tech hub, Arizona is positioned to […]

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Arizona Wildcats facing ‘potentially significant sanctions and penalties,’ UA attorney says

Posted by   /  June 5, 2019  /  Courts/Law, Sports  /  No Comments

Book Richardson /Photo: Arizona Daily Star By Bruce Pascoe | Arizona Daily Star  In a victim impact statement filed in federal court in advance of Book Richardson’s upcoming sentencing, University of Arizona general counsel Laura Todd Johnson said the school is “facing the prospect of potentially significant sanctions and penalties from the NCAA flowing from […]

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Arizona confirms NCAA investigation into men’s basketball program has started [UPDATE]

Posted by   /  May 4, 2019  /  Courts/Law, Featured News, Sports  /  No Comments

An investigation into the University of Arizona men’s basketball program has begun, school officials confirmed to the Star on Friday. McKale Center/Stock photo UA had not previously confirmed that the program was being investigated. However, Yahoo quoted unnamed sources on Feb. 4 saying that it was happening with the UA and other schools.  Less than a month […]

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Aspire Tucson Phase II to offer high-rise living

Posted by   /  March 25, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Credit: City of Tucson / BEX By Sammy Williams for AZBEX Developer, The Dinerstein Companies of Houston is doubling down on their investment in student housing near the University of Arizona by proposing a new, 130-unit high-rise just two blocks from campus. The eight-story building, dubbed Aspire Tucson Phase II, is directly west of Aspire Tucson, a 12-story community set to […]

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Sundt starts construction on UA Student Success District

Posted by   /  March 19, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

AZBigMedia AZBigMedia Sundt Construction, Inc. recently started construction on the University of Arizona Student Success District in Tucson.  “This project marks our 58th project on the University of Arizona campus,” said Dave Ollanik, Project Director for Sundt. “We look forward to again working with the University of Arizona on this project and helping to build […]

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