University of Arizona News

Faculty Senate approves limited "no confidence" in UA administration

Mar 28, 2023 Despite the Senate's vote, the Arizona Board of Regents sent a letter saying they support UA President Robert Robbins.

UA releases security assessment outlining systemic safety issues

Mar 27, 2023 The report comes 168 days after President Robert Robbin's announcement of the external investigation.

Family of slain UA professor file $9 million claim against the Arizona Board of Regents

Mar 26, 2023 The Arizona Board of Regents has 60 days to respond to the family’s claim. If they fail, the family will file a formal lawsuit.

Looking through Linda McCartney's lens, at the Center for Creative Photography.

Mar 23, 2023 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Remembering Paula Fan; and the town of Bisbee prepares for the 12th Annual Copper City Classic Vintage Baseball Tournament.

UA Santa Rita Experimental Range gets long-term lease

Mar 22, 2023 The range was first designated by President Theodore Roosevelt.

Future doctors meet their match

Mar 19, 2023 UA medical students learn where they will go for their next training.

"Billie! Backstage with Lady Day" at Invisible Theatre.

Mar 10, 2023 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Revisiting a cookbook that represents Tucson's Black community; remembering the last of the Universal Monster performers, Ricou Browning; and a poem about what a kit a cat can be by Rick Wamer.

The Buzz: Arizona's abandoned mines

Mar 10, 2023 Many groups look to locate, seal and clean up old mines, which likely number in the hundreds of thousands.

UA's "chilling" response forces faculty committee to end campus safety investigation

Mar 6, 2023 In a letter to the Faculty Senate, the group details fears of retaliation and "stonewalling" from university leadership.

Fear of "negative consequences": faculty committee that denounced UA's response to deadly, on-campus shooting disbands early

Mar 5, 2023 In a letter to the Chair and Vice Chair of the Faculty Senate, the group goes into detail sharing concerns they have faced.

Penn & Teller visit the Fox Tucson Theatre. Listen to an interview with half of this magical duo -- but which one?

Feb 22, 2023 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Dr. Pamela Mays McDonald on art-ivism and Black Panther culture; and Richard Zoglin writes about how Elvis transformed Las Vegas, and how Vegas transformed the King.

No change of venue for man accused of killing UArizona professor

Feb 22, 2023 Lawyers argues that the case's high public interest makes finding an impartial jury problematic.

Tucson's "King of Sting," Justin Schmidt, dies from Parkinson's disease

Feb 20, 2023 Schmidt is known for allowing himself to be bitten and stung by insects to learn about their sting's affects.

Slain UA professor's family call on administration to support faculty safety report

Feb 17, 2023 The response comes after the unanimous endorsement from the Faculty Senate regarding the committee's safety report.

Study suggests office workers need more sound

Feb 15, 2023 The findings could help designers create better staff environments.

University of Arizona rugby offering scholarships to student-athletes

Feb 13, 2023 It is a big step forward for the UA program already attracting international talent.

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