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The Bear Down Network will serve as an online gathering place for current UA students, alumni, and UA faculty and staff.
"Fronteridades: Nurturing Collaborative Intersections in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands" is part of the UA's aim to become the leading institution for borderlands scholarship, referred to as the Border Lab Initiative.
The University of Arizona Applied Research Corp. will focus the UA's research strengths in several diverse areas on solving national security issues.
UA researchers are building a quantum hub known as Inquire, which will be the world's first shared research and training instrument to help researchers in diverse fields benefit from quantum resources.
Steve Moore, a strategic brand builder with international corporate, higher education and sports marketing experience, has been appointed senior vice president and chief marketing and communications officer for the University of Arizona.
The session next Tuesday will be modeled after one that was held on the Tucson campus on Jan. 29. In addition, a series of 10 meetups will be conducted in March.
Discussion groups at a well-attended kickoff event tackled the question: What impact will the University have on students, society and the community in 10 years?
The president says special attention will be paid to student enrollment, retention and graduation rates and also to elevating research activity and productivity.