UA Grads Urged to 'Do Something Special'
Although Commencement keynote speaker Ray Mabus drew heavily from his military background, he told the Class of 2018 that "quiet acts of heroism" are practiced daily by the likes of teachers, nurses and neighbors. With UANews 360 video.
Thank you and congratulations to Dr. Kimberly Andrews Espy
Please join me in congratulating Kimberly Andrews Espy on the news that she has been selected as the new Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Congratulations to a member of the Banner-UA team!
I want to congratulate Sarah Sellers on her extraordinary achievement in earning second place in the Boston Marathon over the weekend.
Appointment of Dr. Michael Dake as Senior Vice President for Health Sciences
Dr. Dake will be responsible for providing innovative, inspiring and financially responsible leadership in the strategic integration of undergraduate and graduate education, research, service and clinical activities among the UA Health Sciences colleges, centers and clinical affiliates.
Michael D. Dake Appointed Senior VP for Health Sciences
Currently a professor of cardiothoracic surgery at Stanford University, Dake made medical history in 1992 with the implantation of the world's first thoracic stent-graft at Stanford.
Ray Mabus to Serve as UA Commencement Speaker
The former governor of Mississippi also served as secretary of the Navy in the Obama administration, establishing aggressive energy goals for the Navy and Marine Corps.
Statement on Arizona Supreme Court Decision on DACA
I am disappointed that our DACA students will no longer qualify for the tuition rate that their resident classmates pay. In conjunction with the Arizona Board of Regents, we will comply with the ruling and support our DACA students to continue their education at the UA.
UA Earns Designation as Hispanic Serving Institution
I am very excited to share the news that the University of Arizona has been named a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education. Earning this important designation has required the efforts of many people across campus for several years, and I am grateful for their hard work.
I-Squared Awards Honor Inventors, Entrepreneurs, Ecosystem Champions
Tech Launch Arizona held its annual I-Squared Expo and Awards event, and UA President Robert C. Robbins joined in to celebrate the honorees and their accomplishments.