TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A University of Arizona professor who authorities say was fatally shot on campus by a former graduate student was an expert on desert water issues who faculty and former students described as a kind and brilliant colleague.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A University of Arizona professor was shot and killed on campus Wednesday by a former student, who has since been arrested, authorities said.
Arizona state troopers stopped Murad Dervish, 46, in a vehicle roughly 120 miles (193 kilometers) northwest of the Tucson campus, just a few hours after the shooting, University of Arizona Police Chief Paula Balafas said.
PHOENIX (AP) — After a Willem de Kooning painting worth millions was brazenly stolen in 1985 from an Arizona museum, the staff clung to the hope that it would turn up one day. But nobody could have predicted “Woman-Ochre” would find its way back through the kindness of strangers in a neighboring state.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities were searching for a suspect who shot and wounded two people at a party early Sunday near the University of Arizona.
Campus police say officers responded around 2:30 a.m.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — University of Arizona police said they have arrested a man suspected of bringing a gun on campus Wednesday.
They said several 911 callers reported seeing a man running from the school’s communication building with a gun in the waistband of his pants around 10 a.m.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona officials have halted all fish stockings from the largest state-run hatchery because of a bacterial outbreak among its trout.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department announced Friday a temporary ceasing of stockings from Page Springs Hatchery, which is north of Phoenix in Cornville.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Four non-scientific buildings at the Kitt Peak National Observatory southwest of Tucson were lost in a wildfire, but early indications show other buildings on the property didn’t appear to be damaged, authorities said Saturday.
Sunday, May 29
On this date in 1856, Camp Moore in the Sonoita Valley was renamed Fort Buchanan.
On this date in 1873, a troop of the 5th Cavalry established a camp on the San Carlos River near Gila.
PHOENIX (AP) — The board that oversees Arizona's three public universities on Thursday approved modest tuition increases for incoming freshmen students who are state residents and larger boosts for non-residents.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Wearing masks on campus to protect against COVID-19 will be optional starting next week when University of Arizona students return to classes following spring break.
School officials say masks would be recommended but not required Monday for indoor spaces at the Tucson campus and other Pima County locations.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — First lady Jill Biden touted her husband's push to eradicate cancer and the Biden administration's efforts to improve health care for Native Americans during a stop Tuesday at the Tohono O'odham Nation outside Tucson.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A California judge has ordered an online, for-profit university and its former parent company to pay $22 million in penalties, saying they mislead students about the costs of their education, among other things, the state's attorney general announced Monday.
Two U.S. university campuses are losing their food-delivery robots for now because of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Grubhub said Thursday that it is ending its partnership with Russian tech company Yandex and pulling 100 Yandex-made food-delivery robots from the campuses of Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, and the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A law enforcement team has been formed to review officer-involved incidents and in-custody deaths in Pima County.
The county Sheriff’s Department announced the formation of the Pima Regional Critical Incident Team in a news conference Tuesday.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Islamic Center of Tucson wants the University of Arizona to intervene in an ongoing issue of students throwing trash onto their property from a neighboring off-campus apartment building.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — When it comes to games, Ken McAllister and Judd Ruggill don’t play around.
The two University of Arizona humanities professors have spent the past two decades quietly assembling what is probably the world’s largest archive devoted to the study of video games and game culture.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — University of Arizona officials have hired the school’s first female police chief.
Paula Balafas will begin her new job early next month, officials said Thursday.
She succeeds Brian Seastone, who retired in August after 41 years with the campus police department.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A suspect has been arrested in a deadly crash involving a pedestrian near the University of Arizona campus, according to Tucson police.
They said officers responded to the report of a crash at an intersection close to the campus around 1:45 a.m.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — When University of Arizona students return soon from holiday break, they’ll be able to meet some of their health and wellness needs at the newly renovated Bear Down Gymnasium.
The renovation, which is set for completion this month, is the final piece of an $81 million buildout at the UA called the Student Success District.
Sunday, Jan. 2
On this date in 1868, the contract was signed for construction of the first Pima County Courthouse.
On this date in 1912, Professor G.E.P. Smith of the Department of Agriculture, University of Arizona, arrived in Douglas to install complete meteorology equipment on the Gadsden Hotel's roof.
Sunday, Nov. 21
On this date in 1896, the Phoenix Post Office moved into magnificent new quarters equipped with three windows — two for gentlemen and one for ladies.
On this date in 1929, Sheriff James Polhamus of Yuma County, son of Isaac Polhamus, a Colorado River steamboat captain, died.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Thirteen grants totaling $1 million have been awarded to promote U.S. mine safety.
The U.S. Labor Department’s Mine Safety and Health Administration announced the funding Tuesday through its Brookwood-Sago grant program.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona Board of Regents panel has endorsed plans to build a new home for Arizona Public Media, a Tucson-based public broadcasting outlet hosted by the University of Arizona.
On this date in 1890, the Democratic Territorial Convention met in Phoenix and police had to be called to quell the floor battle for control of the convention.
On this date in 1893, cattlemen and farmers of Cochise and Graham counties were warned to go armed at all times as the Apache Kid was believed to be in the area.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — After two bone-dry years that sank the U.S. Southwest deeper into drought, this summer's rainy season unleashed with fury.
Monsoon storms have brought spectacular lightning shows, bounties of wildflowers and mushrooms, and record rainfall to the region's deserts.
Arizona reported 2,632 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 but no new deaths Monday.
It's the first time in five days that the state Department of Health Services' daily tally of new cases has been below 3,000.
NEW YORK (AP) — Target Corp. is joining a growing list of retailers and restaurant chains offering educational assistance at select online institutions for its front-line employees in a fiercely competitive job market.
DETROIT (AP) — The Defense department has awarded a $1.12-million grant to the University of Detroit Mercy to establish a cybersecurity institute.
The regional-based cybersecurity consortium will be led by the university and include other academic institutions in southeastern Michigan.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Pima County is phasing out mass vaccination sites as health officials increasingly focus on permanent health care facilities such as pharmacies, doctors' offices and clinics to vaccinate the remainder of the Tucson area's population.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Biosphere 2 complex in southern Arizona will reopen for tourists but only if they are in their cars.
The University of Arizona announced Biosphere 2 will allow self-guided, nighttime driving tours beginning Friday.
PHOENIX (AP) — The video quickly went viral.
A college student is heard yelling "murder patrol" at two border agents who had been asked to give a talk about their jobs to a University of Arizona club...
PHOENIX (AP) — More than 30 years after it was brazenly stolen from an Arizona museum, a painting by Willem de Kooning reportedly worth $100 million is going on display back where it all began...
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A University of Arizona Health Sciences researcher has received a $5.9 million federal grant to study the role of gender in Alzheimer's disease and develop ways to prevent and potentially reverse the course of the neurodegenerative disorder...
The University of Arizona has accepted years of funding from a foundation infamous for promoting research linking race and intelligence — even after other universities and organizations, including white nationalist groups, stopped receiving support from the group, records show...
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — University of Arizona President Robert C. Robbins says he would like to see the institution take the lead in artificial intelligence and automation, which he says will crucial in the so-called fourth industrial revolution that will bring new technologies.