The University of Arizona


Media Recap: UA Named a Hispanic-Serving Institution

This April, the University of Arizona was designated a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education. With the designation, the UA joins 105 four-year public institutions and only a few from Research I and the Association of American Universities that meet the criteria for eligibility for HSI designation. The UA is also the first of Arizona's three state universities to be so designated.

The HSI...

Faculty Fellows Spotlight - Don McCarthy

Don McCarthy, Astronomer and Distinguished Professor at the University of Arizona, makes s’mores for students in Coronado every Monday night. Don has been a part of the Faculty Fellows for four years. 

The Faculty Fellows program supports student success by connecting students with faculty in resident halls, cultural centers, or other campus resource centers. Faculty Fellows was created to make a large...

Preserving the ‘Human Element’

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has a lot of potential in higher education, but can it determine which students will be the right fit for an institution?

Today, AI is seeing increased use within colleges and universities. For example, through advanced data and predictive analytics, AI has been used to streamline the student on-boarding experience and as a tool to enhance student success and retention.

In fact, some institutions are even using AI to scan through essays of incoming...