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Michael Tubbs was 26 years old when he was elected mayor of Stockton, California, in 2016, making him the youngest mayor of a major American city and Stockton's first African American mayor. Tubbs will give the keynote address at the university's Commencement ceremony on May 12.
UArizona inventors were issued 92 patents in 2022 for innovations that included a technique for imaging cancer cells, a wearable 3D augmented reality display and an antioxidant sunscreen.
U.S. News & World Report once again ranked the University of Arizona's management information systems program No. 1 among public universities in its 2023 Best Graduate Schools list.
Price Fishback, Takeshi Inomata, Chris Segrin, Kathy Short and Todd Vanderah are UArizona's newest Regents Professors. The university's highest faculty rank honors exceptional achievements that merit national and international recognition.
UArizona Health Sciences is uniquely poised to help address Arizona's long-term health care needs, President Robert C. Robbins said in a presentation to the Arizona Board of Regents.
On April 23, 1923, the university celebrated a new, 36-inch telescope that would kick off major astronomical research. Steward Observatory will be rededicated this weekend in honor of its 100-year anniversary.
Efforts are underway to wean the university off fossil fuels by 2040 or sooner. As a first step toward that goal, the Office of Sustainability is leading the development of the university's first Sustainability and Climate Action Plan.
During a briefing Friday morning, Steve Patterson, the university's interim chief safety officer, said he will read all reports of threatening incidents. President Robert C. Robbins also detailed administrative and physical changes designed to improve campus safety and security.
The university will celebrate APIDA Heritage Month with a variety of events, including a henna night and talks on Chinese medicine. The university celebrates the heritage month in April before students depart for summer break.
The university on Monday released the campus safety report prepared by the independent PAX Group following the Oct. 5 shooting death of professor Thomas Meixner. President Robert C. Robbins discusses the report's findings in this memo and video to campus.