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Vincent J. Del Casino Jr. Talks Big Data with Tucson Weekly

Vincent J. Del Casino, Jr., Vice President for Academic Initiatives & Student Success, recently appeared on Tucson Weekly to talk about big data and how predictive analytics have helped the University of Arizona develop strategies for student success.

Rather than simply looking at SAT scores and grade point averages (GPA), predictive analytics looks at other components such as student behavior. For example, how often students utilize academic resources such as the Think Tank and...

UA to Host Second Annual Inclusive Excellence Symposium

The University of Arizona will host its Second Annual Inclusive Excellence Symposium on Friday, March 30th from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Student Union Memorial Center. This year's theme is “Inviting Communities to Dance: Sustaining a Culture of Responsibility, Accountability, and Collaboration.”

The in-house diversity conference will feature 18 workshops, and two keynote speakers. Dr. Amanda Kraus, Director of the Disability Resource Center and Interim Executive...

UA Recognized for Exemplary Transfer Pathways

The University of Arizona was recently named to Phi Theta Kappa’s 2018 Transfer Honor Roll, which recognizes top four-year colleges and universities that create dynamic pathways to support transfer students.

Institutions were evaluated based on scholarship and financial aid, admissions outreach, student support services, and student engagement opportunities.

These criteria thrive at the UA, resulting in a new level of...

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