The University of Arizona


UA to Launch First-of-Its-Kind Online Science Academy

After months of planning, the University of Arizona is set to launch the UA Online Science Academy – an initiative that will allow students to take science courses such as chemistry, biology, space sciences, environmental sciences, physiology, and more without the need to be physically present on campus. 

This initiative comes at a critical juncture for the UA, as the institution continues its mission to increase access to higher education on a global scale. The initiative also...

Cracking Open the Red Bull: Entrepreneurialism in Higher Education

It’s no secret Melissa Vito runs on Red Bull. In fact, hanging in her office is a Warhol-esque painting of a can of Red Bull. The energy drink is associated with energy, velocity, achievement, and action – qualities that puzzlingly aren’t associated with higher education. 

According to Vito, the problem here rests squarely on administrative structures and functions. While research faculty are pursuing frontiers of knowledge and students are developing apps to...

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University of Arizona, American University of Phnom Penh Agree to Establish ‘Micro Campus’

Earlier this week, The University of Arizona (UA) and the American University of Phnom Penh (AUPP) announced they had come to an agreement to establish a ‘micro-campus’ in Cambodia. The partnership is the first of its kind, standing as the first partnership between the two countries. 

For AUPP students, the agreement means they will be able to graduate with both an AUPP and UA degree.

To read NBC New's full coverage of the agreement, click...