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New University of Arizona Program Aims to Meet Gap in Tech Throughout Greater Phoenix Market

In an increasingly digital and mobile world, the University of Arizona’s office of Continuing and Professional Education (CaPE) in Chandler is set to launch the UA Coding Boot Camp, a program that will teach students the basics of web-development skills in a span of just 24 weeks. 

 

Across the United States, there are about 50,000 tech jobs that cannot be filled on a yearly basis, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The UA Coding Boot Camp aims to meet this gap...

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NASA Astronaut Ron Garan to Lead New UA Online Class

It’s not every day you get the opportunity to learn from an astronaut and present your work to the United Nations – unless you’re a UA Online student.

Starting on April 3, Ron Garan, a NASA astronaut and affiliate professor in the University of Arizona, will teach and lead "The Orbital Perspective," a massive open online course that explores global problems and solutions. 

Throughout the class, students will research, crowdsource and provide their input to...

University of Arizona and Arizona Library Association Sign Agreement

Recently, the University of Arizona and Arizona Library Association (AzLA) signed an agreement that will provide AzLA members with discounts to UA Online degree programs. Such an understanding opens new access pathways for AzLA members, mitigating barriers such as time and financial constraints. 

The announcement comes at a timely juncture for many employees as the UA was recently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as third in the West and 22nd overall in Library and Information...

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