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UA Gears Up for Pac-12 Zero Waste Challenge

Sustainability is important at the University of Arizona. This Homecoming, the UA will once again compete in the Pac-12 Zero Waste Challenge to divert waste from landfills. 

On October 28th, during tailgating, the game against Washington State, and other Homecoming events, UA Athletics, the Office of Sustainability, Greening the Game, Students for Sustainability, Compost Cats, Green Team, Facilities Management, Zona Zoo and the UA Student Unions will work together to set up green...

UA Ranked as a Top Global University by World Rankings Center

The University of Arizona has been recognized as a top global university worldwide by the Center for World University Rankings. The UA placed in the top 0.3 percent among more than 27,000 higher-education institution, ranking No. 75 among universities worldwide and No. 45 among U.S. universities.

CWUR rankings are based on the quality of education, training of students, prestige of faculty, and quality of their research without relying on surveys and...

UA Increases Affordability, Access to College Textbooks

The University of Arizona is making it easier for students to afford and gain access to college textbooks. Last spring, 1 out of 5 students opted out of buying a required course text due to high cost, according to a survey by the National Association of College Stores. 

E-textbooks have emerged as a way for colleges to fix this problem and the UA is one of the institutions leading the way. 

For example, the UA BookStores has created an e-textbook program that directly delivers...

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