The University of Arizona has almost 9,600 new undergraduate students on campus for the fall semester including nearly 7,200 new freshmen.
The way Solomon Hill describes his life these days, you're more likely to see him walking his poodle on the UA Mall than lounging at a late-night party.
At 6 feet 10 inches, freshman Grant Jerrett is a big man who likely will find himself in the post most of the time, but his three-point shooting has impressed coach Sean Miller during early-season workouts.
The opening weekend of college basketball season isn't quite what it used to be.
The University of Arizona's engineering school has more girl
power this year.
If it seemed to be a bit more crowded in the University of
Arizona's Student Union building Tuesday, it could be because the
freshman class has 300 more students than it did last year.
University of Arizona officials announced Wednesday that the
freshman class is bigger, smarter and more diverse than in years
Before they started their first day of college classes this
morning, University of Arizona freshmen attended a pep rally Sunday
to learn the fight song and get advice from UA leaders.
This week's advice comes from eight Distinguished Professors at
the UA about what a freshman can do to impress a professor (like
asking good questions).
Freshmen start their first classes at the University of Arizona
Monday. If they're like other recent freshmen classes, close to a
quarter of them will quit before they become sophomores.
Cydney Mahieu, right, a freshman from Moline, Ill., meets with
Cassandra Hirdes, a learning specialist with Think Tank, a UA
tutoring organization. They met on Friday at the Wildcat Life Fair.
Mahieu says she will definitely use tutoring to help with math.
This week about 6,700 students are moving into University of
Arizona dorms, including the new Likins Hall at North Highland
Avenue and East Sixth Street. The building project was funded with
bonds that will be repaid using student rent, not tuition or
David Horwitch unpacks items from boxes while moving into the
new Likins Hall dorm.
University of Arizona freshman Tony Lang carries a box of his
belongings while moving into the new Likins Hall dormitory on
Wednesday. It's a coed dorm. Male and female students live on
different floors or in different wings from each other.
Today's advice comes from AAA Arizona about talking to your
soon-to-be freshman about car maintenance.
How freshman honors students at the new UA honors dorm find
their ideal roommates on Facebook
Why would anyone cheat on a test that gets them into a harder math class?
This year's freshman class has 36 percent more Hispanics than the one enrolled two years ago