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The new Arizona Native Scholars Grant program, the first of its kind in the state, will cover tuition and fees for full-time, in-state undergraduate students from Arizona's 22 federally recognized tribes.
Title IX, the landmark legislation designed to eliminate sex discrimination in education, marks its 50th anniversary this year. Tammi Walker, an associate professor of law, talks about the legislation's impact and evolution.
In addition to observing Juneteenth as a paid holiday for the first time in 2023, the university is developing a yearlong campaign to tell the story of Juneteenth and Black people in the Southwest.
Native SOAR, a College of Education program, will now reach more Native American communities with mentorship resources and professional development opportunities for K-12 educators.
The Arizona Queer Archives, the first archive in Arizona to capture the histories and stories of LGBTQI+ communities, has a new home in the University Libraries Special Collections.
Two grants from Arizona's Technology and Research Initiative Fund will help the university provide college-planning support to more Southern Arizona families, especially those in bilingual and underserved communities.
Dos subvenciones del Fondo de Iniciativa Tecnológica y de Investigación de Arizona ayudarán a la universidad a proporcionar apoyo para la planificación universitaria a más familias del sur de Arizona, especialmente a aquellas procedentes de comunidades bilingües y desatendidas.
Agreeing to send a spacecraft to an asteroid to bring back a sample was no easy decision, Dante Lauretta, the leader of NASA's UArizona-led OSIRIS-REx mission, told graduates. They, too, will face daunting opportunities in their careers, he said – and they should say yes.
Operation Hat Trick, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting wounded veterans, has again named UArizona the winner of its Excellence in Service Award. The university was recognized for supporting service members and veterans through the sale of military-themed merchandise.
Seven undergraduates will earn four university-wide awards at Friday's Commencement ceremony. The awards recognize character, integrity, perseverance and academic achievement.