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Stanley Johnson has been honored for his efforts in a pair of Arizona wins last week with Pac-12 Player of the Week honors, announced by the league office on Monday.
From January 5th to March 15th, Infiniti is helping 48 of the nation’s top college basketball coaches compete to raise money for charities in the Infiniti Coaches’ Charity Challenge. The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern Arizona has been selected by UA Men’s Basketball Head Coach Sean Miller as the beneficiary of the challenge.
The Explorer is giving away a pair of tickets to the UA Men's basketball game on Jan. 17 against the Utah Utes.
1 Bring the entire family to Magic of Christmas to see and hear the TSO and special guests play your favorite Christmas carols and holiday masterpieces, sing, dance and tell the story of Christmas with a special visit from Santa. Details: 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20; 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $28-$75; 882-8585.
Those at the UA who are advancing the medical humanities want to see the arts become more closely integrated with the STEM fields. It's picking up steam.
University of Arizona sophomore linebacker Scooby Wright III was given the Rotary Lombardi Award in Houston on Wednesday, presented annually to the nation’s most outstanding defensive lineman or linebacker. The selection committee is made up of Division I head coaches, media personnel and former winners and finalists of the Rotary Lombardi Award. He also won the 2014 Bronko Nagurski Trophy in Charlotte, N.C. on Monday.
1 Enjoy an exclusive concert celebrating Tucson’s starring role in the new music video “Like A Cowboy” with singer/songwriter Randy Houser talking about his experience filming the 1880’s western-themed video at Old Tucson. Details: 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $30; 547-3040.
The Arizona football team is playing what is arguably their biggest game in school history when they take on Oregon in the Pac-12 Championship game tonight.
Despite the continuing struggles to contain the spread of Ebola throughout West Africa, and despite an 11th hour warning from the U.S. State Department outlining an imminent terrorism threat in the region’s populated city center, UA journalism professor Shahira Fahmy stuck to her commitment and traveled to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to attend a Fulbright specialist mission designed to assess the various strategic communication skills in the United Nations Economic Commission to Africa (UNECA), currently aspiring to be Africa’s premier think tank.
Arizona head coach Rich Rodriguez is the Pac-12 Conference Coach of the Year and sophomore linebacker Scooby Wright III is the Pac-12 Pat Tillman Defensive Player of the Year, it was announced by the league office on Tuesday.
Broadway In Tucson is collaborating with UA Presents to bring Broadway’s best to Tucson. Three upcoming shows will allow UA Presents to brings “its own taste of Broadway this season.”
University of Arizona economists forecast what’s ahead for Tucson and nation at luncheon on December 12 at the Westin La Paloma Resort
The Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus will present its Holiday Concert on Sunday, December 14 at 3:00pm and 7:30pm at the UA School of Music Crowder Hall. Under the direction of Julian Ackerley, the chorus will perform its 75th Anniversary Holiday Concert highlighting songs of holiday celebrations world-wide including Christmas carols, sacred songs and Hanukkah favorites. A distinctive feature will be the joining of the Touring Chorus with the Young Men’s Ensemble performing Gloria by English composer John Rutter.
Four UA professors have received the 2014 Humanities Seminars Program Superior Teaching Awards. Now entering its 31st year, the program, which is designed for adult learners, has served 15,000 people in the greater Tucson area. This year’s awards bring to $239,000 the total payments to University of Arizona faculty members from the Humanities Seminars Endowment for Superior Teaching.
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Companies relying on student interns must adhere to eight core best practices, incentives and goals, said Eileen McGarry, the executive director of Career Services at the UA.
Earlier this month 13 Oro Valley Dolphin football players were honored at a scholarship luncheon for the Tucson Youth Football and Spirit Federation.