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UA South Awarded APS Grant to Fund STEM Teacher Training

UA South is expanding its services for science, technology, engineering and math educators working in regions along the U.S.-Mexico border thanks to a significant Arizona Public Service grant.

The grant will fund the Sin Frontera Professional Development Program, a professional learning community designed for K-12 STEM teachers working in rural border communities. Etta Kralovec, associate professor of teacher education and...

Kasey Urquidez

Kasey Urquidez Featured in Forbes, Talks AI’s Role in College Admissions

Artificial intelligence is a concept that may sound more at home in a science fiction novel than a college admissions office. But predictive technology could play an important role in the university setting, says Kasey Urquidez, Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs Advancement, and Dean of Undergraduate Admissions at the University of Arizona.

Urquidez was featured in a recent Forbes article, “Artificial Intelligence: Hero or Villain in Higher Education?” that...

UA Yuma

Celebrating the Grand Opening of New UA Yuma Facility

Wildcat Country expanded today as members of the University of Arizona community gathered to celebrate the grand opening of the new UA Yuma distance facility.

The celebration featured tours, a student showcase and a ribbon-cutting ceremony with President Robert C. Robbins, along with other campus leaders.

“This is a tremendous milestone, not just for UA Yuma but the entire university,” said Joel Hauff, Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management and...

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