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A guide to paying off your student loans

A guide to paying off your student loans

It's that dreaded time of year for recent graduates.

October 19, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Estate gives $50 million for UA scholarships, research

Estate gives $50 million for UA scholarships, research

The donation is from the estate of philanthropist Agnese Nelms Haury.

September 19, 2014 8:00 pmLoading…
UA veterinary program aims to start up in 2015

UA veterinary program aims to start up in 2015

$9 million donation could help ease shortage of large-animal doctors.

August 22, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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UA students start moving in

UA students start moving in

A record 41,800 students are expected for the fall semester.

August 21, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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UA Health Network deal with Banner Health moves forward

UA Health Network deal with Banner Health moves forward

The agreement would make Banner Health Arizona's largest private employer.

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Public broadcaster faces steep UA funding cut

Public broadcaster faces steep UA funding cut

Tucson’s public radio and TV broadcaster is bracing for fallout from a $2 million funding cut by UA.

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UA Health Network CEO acknowledges Banner talks

UA Health Network CEO acknowledges Banner talks

Dr. Michael R. Waldrum, chief executive officer of the University of Arizona Health Network told employees in a memo sent last night that the organization's senior leaders are "actively exploring" new strategies.

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UA adds another executive

UA adds another executive

The University of Arizona is adding another senior executive to its ranks.

June 08, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

UA law school to undercut peers with deep tuition discounts

The University of Arizona’s law school is turning up the heat on its competitors as demand for traditional law degrees continues to dwindle.

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Restored Old Main expected to reopen in August

Restored Old Main expected to reopen in August

The $13.5 million renovation of the University of Arizona’s oldest building will be completed on time in August, project managers for the construction firm and the UA said Thursday.

May 01, 2014 4:01 pm Photos

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Michael Gerson: GOP must offer innovative solutions for education

In one of the lower policy points during the 2012 Republican primary campaign, Rick Santorum told a tea party group, “President Obama once said he wants everybody in America to go to college. What a snob.”

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Yaquis set to prosecute first non-Indian under a new law

Yaquis set to prosecute first non-Indian under a new law

PASCUA YAQUI INDIAN RESERVATION — Tribal police chief Michael Valenzuela drove through darkened desert streets, turned into a Circle K convenience store and pointed to the spot beyond the reservation line where his officers used to take the non-Indian men who battered Indian women.

April 18, 2014 6:23 pm Photos

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University of Arizona kicks off public phase of $1.5 billion fundraising drive

University of Arizona kicks off public phase of $1.5 billion fundraising drive

The University of Arizona launched the final phase of the largest fundraising campaign in its history Friday and started things off with a bang.

April 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Proposed state funding not enough to start UA veterinary program, officials say

PHOENIX — Plans to create a veterinary school at the University of Arizona have hit a roadblock as state lawmakers approved just enough money to tease the idea but not enough to actually make it happen.

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TUSD a ‘destination district’ for children here legally or not

TUSD a ‘destination district’ for children here legally or not

The Tucson Unified School District is declaring itself an “immigrant destination district,” pledging to support students regardless of their immigration status.

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UA medical dean at center of dispute will move to a newly created job

UA medical dean at center of dispute will move to a newly created job

The dean of the University of Arizona’s College of Medicine in Tucson, who is at the center of a fierce dispute with a top surgeon, is leaving his job for a new one at UA.

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Jim Gresham, architect of some of Tucson's most important buildings, dies at 85

Jim Gresham, architect of some of Tucson's most important buildings, dies at 85

Gresham designed modern buildings with an appreciation of their historical setting.

January 16, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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UA pulling plug on Miller's Carondelet ads

He may have a top-rated team, but basketball coach Sean Miller is raising ire internally at the UA for an ad campaign some see as helping a business competitor.

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John McLean: Why Tucson? A CEO’s choice

John McLean: Why Tucson? A CEO’s choice

In the early 1990s, my company was exploring locations for a strategic expansion into electro-optic system development. The criteria included access to a deep pool of talent, a robust ecosystem in electro-optic technologies and a desirable place to live that would attract and retain the best…

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Suspended top surgeon sues UA

Suspended top surgeon sues UA

A charismatic head surgeon who attracted high-profile doctors to the University of Arizona Medical Center in Tucson says he’s being forced out of his job.

November 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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