The Fiesta Bowl has turned to University of Arizona President Robert Shelton to lead the rehabilitation of its tattered reputation.Read More »
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The January shooting in Tucson, which occurred just two days before the 2011 legislative session began, inspired soul searching among rattled and emotional lawmakers, who pledged a new era of civility across the partisan divide. Others vowed drastic changes to Arizona’s laws on guns and mental health in response to a mass shooting carried out by a man with documented-but-untreated mental health problems.
But while some lawmakers say the lessons of Jan. 8 stayed with them through sine die, most have seen few changes.
University regents are asking Gov. Jan Brewer to reject a proposal that aims to wrestle away their direct authority over the University Medical Center in Tucson.Read More »
Despite recent student protests, regents for Arizona's public universities voted Thursday to dramatically hike tuition, but also will offer rebates to some students to help ease the financial strain.Read More »
Pro-life lawmakers looking to chip away at groups that help women get abortion services passed a bill Tuesday that essentially wipes away the ability to make tax-deductible contributions to organizations like Planned Parenthood Arizona.
Backers defended the legislation by saying Arizona law already prohibits the use of public funds for abortion. The bill, for them, reinforces this position.
In his eighth and final state of the city address, Mayor Phil Gordon announced “a true game-changer” for the city of Phoenix: the arrival of Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong’s non-profit Institute for Advanced Health.Read More »
Some University of Arizona students tried to make their case against a proposed tuition increase at the Tucson school.Read More »
University of Arizona students walking to class Monday were faced with a steel and barbed wire obstacle.Read More »
Students at the University of Arizona are planning to erect the largest mock border wall in the country in protest of border enforcement policies in Arizona and nationwide.Read More »
Retired Gen. Colin Powell is joining the University of Arizona's national civility institute board.Read More »