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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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UA program gets major scholarship donation

Graduate students of optical sciences have 10 million reasons to smile at the University of Arizona.

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UA may adopt multiyear tuition plan

By Carol Ann Alaimo

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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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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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