Panel on Academic Writing & Publishing this April 9!

Submitted on March 18, 2015

The UA Graduate Center invites the UA community to attend an interdisciplinary panel on the subject of academic writing and publishing!

The panelists will include Professors Tricia Serio (Molecular and Cellular Biology) and Monica Casper (Gender and Women’s Studies), and Dean Marc Miller (College of Law). Building upon their experience serving as editors for journals and publications of their respective fields, the panelists will share strategies for effective writing and publishing that you can use to enhance your own writing and increase your chances for publication.

Panel on Interdisciplinary Research and Collaboration this April 2!

Submitted on March 18, 2015

The UA Graduate Center invites you to attend a panel on interdisciplinary research and collaboration!

The Graduate Center has brought together professors from across diverse fields ranging all the way from Music to Neuroscience to share their insights and expertise in forming and advancing effective interdisciplinary teams.

Light hor d'oeuvres and refreshments will be available starting at 5:00PM and the panel discussion will start at 5:30PM in the Student Union Memorial Center Copper Room.

PhD Career Lectures this March 5-6

Submitted on February 27, 2015

The Spring PhD Careers Lectures presented by Andrew Green, Ph.D. counselor at the UC Berkeley Career Center, are back by popular demand.

Dr. Green survived the academic job search himself and spent six years at Connecticut College - serving on numerous search committees. Green is known for his work helping PhDs and postdoctoral scholars find careers both inside and outside of academia.

New webinar series helps students meet accomplished UA alumni

Submitted on January 21, 2015
Cats in the Corner Office Banner showing portraits of alumni Terry Lundgren, J.A. Jance, and Laura Miller

UA Career Services and the Alumni Association are proud to present the 2015 Cats in the Corner Office Webinar series. UA students and alumni are invited to meet some incredibly accomplished UA alumni, including Terry Lundgren, CEO of Macy’s, and bestselling author J.A. Jance.

Free and open to all students and alumni of the UA, “Cats in the Corner Office” are live and interactive webinars, featuring conversations with Wildcats who are leaders in their fields. 

2015 “Cats in the Corner Office” webinars: 

January 27th: Surviving and Thriving in Grad School Workshop

Submitted on January 20, 2015

The UA Think Tank presents a workshop on surviving and thriving in graduate school this January 27, 2015 at 2pm in Bear Down Gym

Graduate school brings a host of new academic and personal challenges. This workshop will discuss some of the differences between undergraduate and graduate school and oer ideas about how to successfully approach the changes. The workshop will discuss management of time, how to tackle readings, research, and more.

MacArthur Fellows Speaker Series

Submitted on January 12, 2015

Exceptional Creativity

Significant Accomplishment

Boundless Potential

The University of Arizona’s MacArthur Fellows exemplify all three. From neuroscience and astronomy to linguistics, ethnobotany, and anthropology, these scholars are changing the world for the better. This speaker series explores and celebrates the innovation and impact of our MacArthur Fellows' work.

Location: Cesar E. Chavez Building, Room 111, 1110 E James E Rogers Way

Time: 5:30 - 6:30 PM

Dates and Speakers:

Get a leg up on D2L - Workshops by OIA for students and faculty

Submitted on January 12, 2015
UA Office of Instruction and Assessment Logo

The OIA is offering a series of hands-on D2L workshops at the start of the Spring 2015 semester. Learn more below:

1-What: Your D2L Grade Book - Getting Ready for the Start of the Semester

When: Monday January 12, 2015 11am (50 minutes)

Where: ILC Room 125  More info and register


2-What: Using the Groups Tool in D2L to Support Collaborative Projects

Check out First Friday Pitch Day

Submitted on December 2, 2014

First Friday Pitch Day at Tech Launch Arizona is your “open mic moment” for your amazing business idea. Just come with an idea and an open mind. Whether your concept is just starting to take shape or whether you’re moving along toward launch, the First Friday Pitch Day team will listen, ask helpful questions, and give you sound advice, ideas and direction. Talk with entrepreneurial experts.

Oct 22, 2pm: Effectively Using D2L Tools

Submitted on October 20, 2014

Campus Connections: Effectively Using D2L Tools

Oct 22, 2pm to 3:30pm

Modern Languages, Room 513

The Office of Instruction and Assessment's (OIA) D2L support team will be on hand to talk to you about how to put D2L tools to their best use.

To RSVP please visit: This program is sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and the Office of Instruction and Assessment.