University of Arizona

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Sep 26, 2023

Court of Appeals rules Title IX lawsuit against University of Arizona can move forward

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday that a Title IX lawsuit against the University of Arizona filed by a former student can move forward, reversing a previous ruling by its own three-judge panel that held the school was not liable.

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Aug 30, 2023

Biden administration cancels loans for former Ashford U. students, with plans to recoup costs

The Biden administration is canceling $72 million in student loans for 2,300 borrowers who say they were cheated by Ashford University, a former for-profit college that was purchased by the University of Arizona in 2020.

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Aug 28, 2023

Workers exposed to extreme heat have no consistent protection in the US

A historic heat wave that began blasting the Southwest and other parts of the country this summer is shining a spotlight on one of the harshest, yet least-addressed effects of U.S. climate change: the rising deaths and injuries of people who work in extreme heat, whether inside warehouses and kitchens or outside under the blazing sun. Many of them are migrants in low-wage jobs.

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Aug 11, 2023

Public universities ending diversity, inclusion statements

Arizona’s public universities are discontinuing diversity, equity and inclusion statements in job applications for faculty and staff.  

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Aug 4, 2023

Legislative leaders increase intervening in court 

On Aug. 1, legislative leaders filed an emergency motion in federal court to defend a law Republicans passed last year – one of many moves they’ve made in ongoing court cases this year. 

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Aug 3, 2023

More Pac-12 movement? Arizona and Washington regents call special meetings

The pieces of the conference realignment puzzle could again be moving quickly. The boards of regents for Arizona's two biggest universities and the University of Washington scheduled special meetings for Thursday night amid speculation that more Pac-12 schools could leave the flailing conference.

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Jul 18, 2023

Phoenix has sweltered from heat that will break record for American cities

Phoenix's relentless streak of dangerously hot days was finally poised to smash a record for major U.S. cities on Tuesday, the 19th straight day the desert city was to see the temperature soar to 110 degrees Fahrenheit (43.3 C) or more.

Biosphere 2, fire
Jun 5, 2023

Wildfire burning near Biosphere 2 science facility in southern Arizona 50% contained

A wildfire in southern Arizona that's burning about a half-mile (0.80 kilometer) from the Biosphere 2 science facility has been 50% contained, firefighters on Sunday said.

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Jun 2, 2023

Arizona State University to create medical school in response to doctors, nurses shortage

Arizona State University will establish its own medical school amid an ongoing shortage of health care workers across the state.

Hobbs, prison commission
May 5, 2023

Prison panel to focus on 4 key areas

Gov. Katie Hobbs’ prison oversight commission will split into four working groups to develop proposals by the end of the year, advisers said at the newly created commission’s first meeting last week.  

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May 2, 2023

University of Arizona police chief, provost departing

The University of Arizona is severing ties with its first female police chief as well as a provost after criticism of campus safety issues arose following a professor's shooting death.

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Apr 25, 2023

Arizona’s veterinary medicine grads aid shortfall of vets in nation, state

Arizona has made veterinary school extremely affordable through a new loan repayment program.