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UA Makes Huge Leaps in Latest U.S. News & World Report Rankings

Named among the nation’s top 50 public institutions and the No. 1 public university in Arizona, the University of Arizona has made notable advancements in the latest edition of the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges. 

The UA placed at No. 46 among public institutions in the publication's 2019 rankings — 14 spots higher than last year. Among all public and private universities, the UA was named No. 106, an 18-spot improvement over last year’s ranking and the UA's highest...

UA South Awarded APS Grant to Fund STEM Teacher Training

UA South is expanding its services for science, technology, engineering and math educators working in regions along the U.S.-Mexico border thanks to a significant Arizona Public Service grant.

The grant will fund the Sin Frontera Professional Development Program, a professional learning community designed for K-12 STEM teachers working in rural border communities. Etta Kralovec, associate professor of teacher education and...

Kasey Urquidez

Kasey Urquidez Featured in Forbes, Talks AI’s Role in College Admissions

Artificial intelligence is a concept that may sound more at home in a science fiction novel than a college admissions office. But predictive technology could play an important role in the university setting, says Kasey Urquidez, Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs Advancement, and Dean of Undergraduate Admissions at the University of Arizona.

Urquidez was featured in a recent Forbes article, “Artificial Intelligence: Hero or Villain in Higher Education?” that...

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