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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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UAPD eyes frat house in death investigation

UAPD eyes frat house in death investigation

University of Arizona police are trying to determine if a troubled fraternity played a role in Friday’s death of one of its members, court records indicate.

April 10, 2014 12:15 am
Spring Fling, student-run carnival, returns to UA campus

Spring Fling, student-run carnival, returns to UA campus

A harbinger of spring returns to the University of Arizona campus this weekend, to the delight of some and the dismay of others.

April 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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PCC investigates claims of 'inappropriate' conduct by campus exec

A longtime executive at Pima Community College is under investigation over claims that he engaged in “inappropriate behavior” with female employees.

April 08, 2014 7:30 pmLoading…
Incoming UA freshmen get 4-year tuition freeze

Incoming UA freshmen get 4-year tuition freeze

Annual tuition hikes will be a thing of the past for students starting at the University of Arizona in the fall.

April 04, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Incoming UA freshmen will see tuition guarantee for 4 years

Incoming UA freshmen will see tuition guarantee for 4 years

Annual tuition hikes will be a thing of the past for students starting at the University of Arizona this fall.

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University of Arizona bans one-on-one contact with children

From his maximum-security prison cell in Pennsylvania, serial child molester Jerry Sandusky is casting a long shadow over Tucson.

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PCC picks new top cop from within

Pima Community College is appointing its longtime police commander to the department’s top job without a search for outside candidates.

March 28, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
‘Atmosphere of fear’ persists, says summary of Pima College workforce survey

‘Atmosphere of fear’ persists, says summary of Pima College workforce survey

Pima Community College is a workplace divided over whether the troubled school is improving, a new employee survey shows.

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UA investing $1 million over next 3 years to attract more military research money

The University of Arizona plans to spend close to $1 million over the next three years to try to attract more research money from defense and security firms and the U.S military.

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Pima College prohibited for 60 days from enrolling military vets

Pima College prohibited for 60 days from enrolling military vets

Pima Community College has been banned from enrolling military veterans for at least 60 days while it tries to correct widespread record-keeping problems that led to the sanction.

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Pima College temporarily banned from enrolling military vets

Pima College temporarily banned from enrolling military vets

Pima Community College has been banned from enrolling military veterans for at least 60 days while the school tries to correct the problems that led to the sanction.

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UA proposes tuition hike for next school year

The University of Arizona is proposing a 2 percent increase for current in-state students this fall and a 5 percent hike for nonresidents.

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PCC may face freeze on veteran enrollments

Pima Community College faces a possible freeze on enrolling military veterans after it failed to fix problems with its record-keeping systems for veterans’ aid.

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UA ends winter commencement to focus on spring fanfare

UA ends winter commencement to focus on spring fanfare

The University of Arizona is dropping its winter commencement ceremony in favor of its flashier spring event, part of a bid to create more buzz around the “UA brand.”

March 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Pima College board switches meetings to 5:30 p.m.

Pima Community College is permanently changing the time of its Governing Board meetings to 5:30 p.m. after seeking feedback on the idea.

March 13, 2014 1:00 pmLoading…
UA cancels winter graduation ceremony

UA cancels winter graduation ceremony

The University of Arizona is canceling its winter commencement ceremony.

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Pima Community College tuition rising $5 per credit hour, or 7.6%

Pima Community College tuition rising $5 per credit hour, or 7.6%

Pima Community College students will pay 7.6 percent more to study there this fall, a bigger-than-average tuition hike that will help fund fixes for past mismanagement of the school.

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UA teams with Oprah's fave local spa

The University of Arizona is teaming up with a swanky local spa in an effort that could bring scores of well-heeled doctors and scientists to Tucson.

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PCC eyes above-average tuition increase

Pima Community College students could face higher-than-average tuition increases in the fall to help make up for past mismanagement of the school.

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Pima College students facing tuition hike next year

Pima College students facing tuition hike next year

Pima Community College students could face higher-than-average tuition hikes this fall to help make up for past mismanagement of the school.

March 06, 2014 1:49 pmLoading…
University of Arizona's Seastone chosen as new campus police chief

University of Arizona's Seastone chosen as new campus police chief

University of Arizona officials say they searched the country and couldn’t find a better candidate for police chief than in their own backyard.

March 03, 2014 4:30 pmLoading…

UA fills new VP post with Rice University official

The University of Arizona has created a new $260,000 position and picked a senior administrator from Texas to fill it.

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New UA credit card fee sparks online petition

Paying a tuition bill with plastic is about to become more expensive at the University of Arizona, and some students aren’t taking kindly to the news.

February 25, 2014 5:15 pmLoading…

UA tops ASU in fundraising

Maybe Wildcats are more generous than Sun Devils, or maybe the University of Arizona is a money magnet because of its medical schools.

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Interim VP leaves PCC after six weeks

An interim vice president at Pima Community College who got $5,000 from taxpayers to relocate to Tucson is gone after barely six weeks on the job.

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UA freshmen are valentines for the elderly

UA freshmen are valentines for the elderly

Tonight, on an evening dedicated to lovers, UA student Sasha Petkovic will don a red dress and go dancing with a gentleman four times her age.

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UA Valentine's dance

UA Valentine's dance

UA freshmen Sasha Petkovic, left, and Milena Carrera decorate valentines for tonight’s dance with residents of a Tucson retirement community. “Everyone is totally excited about it,” says Petkovic.

February 13, 2014 5:20 pm

PCC psychologist leaving after complaints

A psychologist responsible for overseeing the handling of threatening students at Pima Community College is leaving and will not be replaced.

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New studies reveal more problems at PCC

Pima Community College isn’t dealing effectively with troubled students like Jared Lee Loughner, and its campus police department is decades behind the times, two new consultant reports show.

February 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

UA may adopt multiyear tuition plan

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February 06, 2014 5:30 pmLoading…

UA cheers PCC moves to fight enrollment drop

Enrollment continues to drop by double digits at Pima Community College, and for the first time in a long time, officials there are taking steps to stop it.

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PCC nursing dean resigns after probe of drug claims

The head of Pima Community College’s largest program is resigning after an investigation of claims she tried to solicit prescription painkillers from subordinates.

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Kids mascots color adult food judgment: UA-linked study

If Ronald McDonald wins your heart as a kid, he may stay in your head for decades, skewing your nutritional judgment, shows a landmark study with University of Arizona ties.

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Head of PCC nursing program resigning after inquiry

The head of the nursing and health program at Pima Community College is resigning after the school hired an outside investigator to find out if she tried to solicit prescription painkillers from subordinates.

January 29, 2014 12:24 pmLoading…

Wildcat wins may boost enrollment but not economy

The University of Arizona could gain hundreds more students if the unbeaten Wildcats hoops team goes all the way this year, history suggests.

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Johnny Knoxville's drugging claim prompts UA's Sigma Alpha Epsilon to go 'dry'

Johnny Knoxville's drugging claim prompts UA's Sigma Alpha Epsilon to go 'dry'

A University of Arizona fraternity accused of drugging a film star’s drink has decided to ban booze at frat-house parties.

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Chef's barbs unprofessional, illegal, PCC finds

Chef's barbs unprofessional, illegal, PCC finds

Stinging kitchen critiques may be fine for reality TV chefs, but they have no place at a publicly funded cooking school, investigations by Pima Community College have concluded.

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UA math prof wins White House award

UA math prof wins White House award

An associate professor at the University of Arizona has been recognized by the White House as one of the nation’s most promising math geeks.

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Ex-UA prez Shelton returning to Tucson

Ex-UA prez Shelton returning to Tucson

A former University of Arizona president who quit UA to lead a Phoenix-area sports organization is returning to Tucson in a new role.

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PCC board votes to return to later start time

The Pima Community College’s Board of Governors has put the brakes on an effort by one member to change the board’s meeting time without consulting those who may be affected.

January 08, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
Two on PCC board targeted for recall

Two on PCC board targeted for recall

After months of testing the waters, a citizens group launched a recall drive Monday against the two longest-serving members of Pima Community College’s Governing Board.

January 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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2 on PCC board targeted for recall

After months of testing the waters, a citizens group launched a recall drive Monday against the two longest-serving members of Pima Community College’s Governing Board.

January 06, 2014 7:31 pmLoading…

Consultant probes PCC handling of disturbed students

Pima Community College has hired an internationally recognized expert to see if the school is dealing properly with troubled students who may pose safety threats.

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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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PCC phone survey will test public opinion

Phones soon will be ringing across Pima County in an effort to find out what taxpayers think of their embattled community college.

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Pencils down, new GED test will be on computer

High school dropouts are lining up in Tucson to take the test that could change their lives before the paper and pencil version disappears.

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Tom Chandler, attorney, philanthropist, dead at 94

Tom Chandler, attorney, philanthropist, dead at 94

Tom Chandler, a retired attorney considered to be among Tucson’s most dedicated philanthropists, has died. He was 94.

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UA printing lab takes students back in time

UA printing lab takes students back in time

In the era of texting and tweeting, a centuries-old communication technique still has fans at the University of Arizona.

December 02, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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PCC picks interim president for Downtown Campus

Pima Community College has hired an interim boss for a campus recently left leaderless after two top officials were fired.

November 27, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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