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UA named an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University

June 25, 2015 |

The Association of Public Land-Grant Universities (APLU) this week announced 18 institutions across the United States made the 2015 Class of Innovation & Economic Prosperity Universities.

According to APLU, the designation acknowledges universities working with public and private sector partners in their states … Read More

UA student entrepreneurs rise to the Innovative Minds Challenge

April 23, 2015 |

The University of Arizona (UA) in partnership with student-led entrepreneurial organization InnovateUA and Perkins Coie LLP have announced the winners of the 2015 Perkins Coie Innovative Minds Challenge. The Challenge was created to connect UA students with business savvy mentors and … Read More

U of A announces new iSchool

April 20, 2015 |

The University of Arizona will be opening a new school in July focused on information research and technology.

The School of Information, or, less formally, “iSchool,” will focus on developing solutions to information-based problems for technology and information based businesses.

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Arizona school ranked best for online programs in 2015

March 27, 2015 |

In a recent ranking by Bestcollegereviews.org, Northern Arizona State University was listed as the number one online school of 2015.

NAU made the number one slot by offering 45 bachelors degrees that can be completed entirely online. Overall, the school … Read More

UA Online to offer 21 new undergrad degrees

March 25, 2015 |

The University of Arizona has launched a new online educational platform where students choose from 21  undergraduate degrees under the new UA Online campus.

“We are thrilled that prospective students — from busy professionals advancing their careers and parents returning … Read More

ASU, NAU, and UA student startups compete for Territorial Cup

March 18, 2015 |

Top student startups from Arizona State University, University of Arizona, and Northern Arizona University are preparing to compete at Arizona Collegiate Venture Competition where the winning startups receive a chunk of $30,000 in funding and mentoring. The third annual Arizona … Read More

Sun Devil Select honors top ASU alum-led businesses

March 16, 2015 |

Arizona State University’s W. P. Carey School of Business is holding its first-ever Sun Devil Select, an event to honor some of the country’s top ASU alum-owned and alum-run businesses. Seventeen firms from a variety of industries will be recognized … Read More

Study shows UA Tech Park has $2B dollar impact on Pima County

March 10, 2015 |

Back in October, Tech Parks Arizona celebrated their 20th anniversary and ensured their commitment to another 20 years to furthering innovation and being a central technology hub in southern Arizona. And now, just a mere five months later, Tech Parks … Read More

Edible Optics and The Apollo Team win UofA’s first Startup Weekend

February 9, 2015 |

Student-led organization InnovateUA hosted the inaugural UofA Startup Weekend in Tucson, AZ this past weekend where faculty and students were treated to 54 hours full of networking, pitching and innovation. Individuals from across the campus came together to share ideas, form teams and … Read More

AZ-based Eyetech Digital Systems & Saccadous have their eye on each other – CES 2015

January 8, 2015 |

Video contribution by Travis Arbon

Blink…change the channel….Look right…switch to Apple TV…Blink. At CES, more eye tech tracking companies are emerging and pairing their tech with everything from TVs to iPads to enhance your experience. For Mesa, Arizona-based Eyetech Digital Systems, … Read More