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UA Student-Athletes Deliver On and Off the Field

Morgan McGarry's schedule is anything but typical. But as a student-athlete at the University of Arizona, early morning practices and late-night study sessions are just the norm. 

On Monday, Wednesday and Friday, she starts her day at 6 a.m. to get ready for soccer practice, which runs from 8 to 10 a.m. This is followed by class from 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Then hours of studying throughout the evening.  

"The biggest adjustment (from high school) was definitely...

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...

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