2013 Foundation News

UA College of Science Dean Joaquin Ruiz honored for fundraising success

Announcement - December 5, 2013

For his extraordinary leadership in fundraising, the University of Arizona Foundation Board of Trustees has honored him with the 2013 Eugene G. Sander Endowed Faculty Fundraising Award.

UANews: Restoring Old Main, the Project of a Lifetime

Announcement - November 18, 2013

Poster Frost Mirto Inc., the Tucson-based architecture, planning and preservation firm, is the design lead on the "Save Old Main" project.

UANews: The Society for Neuroscience Recognizes Outstanding Contributions of UA's Carol A. Barnes

Announcement - November 6, 2013

Barnes will receive the Society for Neuroscience's highest honor for her contributions to the field.

UANews: Saving Old Main, the UA’s Oldest Building

Announcement - October 1, 2013

Students, faculty and alumni gather to celebrate Old Main’s 122 year old history and the kick-off of a $13.5 million fundraiser for its restoration and renovation.

Join Us to Save Old Main!

Announcement - September 30, 2013

President Ann Weaver Hart and others will speak about the importance of preserving Old Main and launch a $13.5 million campaign to fund its restoration and renovation. The event is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. on October 1.

UANews: School of Art Faculty Member 'One of Most Important Voices Today'

Announcement - September 9, 2013

UA School of Art faculty member Sama Alshaibi, known internationally for her work, has earned the UA's 1885 Society Distinguished Scholars Award.

The 10 by 10: Meet 10 alumni donors from the 2003 graduating class

Announcement - August 23, 2013

What happens to University of Arizona students after they graduate? What doors open? What impact do they make on the world – and how do they influence their alma mater?

UA receives two grants from Tucson funder Angel Charity

Announcement - May 23, 2013

Steele Children's Research Center and Tucson Village Farm were granted more than $537,000 and $70,500, respectively.

Four UA Faculty Members Named 1885 Society Distinguished Scholars

Announcement - May 10, 2013

Each recipient will receive a $10,000 reward to advance research, scholarship and creative contributions in their respective fields.

Gratitude for an Anonymous Donor

Announcement - May 1, 2013

A University of Arizona alumna describes her once in a lifetime opportunity made possible by a donor's generosity.


Publication - April 16, 2013

A close up on The University of Arizona's foundations, infrastructure and vision

UANews: Biosphere 2 Helping to Create Strong STEM Ties

Announcement - April 10, 2013

Summer program focuses on science, technology, engineering and math.

University of Arizona Foundation Honors U.S. Senator Jon Kyl

Announcement - March 18, 2013

The University of Arizona Foundation will honor former United States Senator and University of Arizona alumnus Jon Kyl for his public service and dedication.

Google awards $50,000 grant for UA developed online chemistry course

Announcement - March 7, 2013

Google, Inc. has granted a University of Arizona chemistry professor $50,000 to develop a free online course to teach chemistry to potentially hundreds of thousands of students.

APS Foundation awards $250,000 grant to UA Biosphere 2

Announcement - February 28, 2013

APS volunteers, funds will help shape K-12 STEM summer program for teachers.

A Gift in the Perfect Moment

Announcement - February 5, 2013

How the Witts' $4.5 million estate gift is shaping the UA.

UANews: Forever Wildcats

Announcement - January 25, 2013

We are a lifetime University of Arizona family.

UANews: Making it Easier for the Next Generation

Announcement - January 22, 2013

Striving to support the University of Arizona through teaching, research, and service.

UA Foundation honors Mary Poulton for fundraising efforts

Announcement - January 17, 2013

Dr. Mary Poulton has been named as the 2012 Eugene G. Sander Endowed Faculty Fundraising Award recipient by The University of Arizona Foundation Board of Trustees.

UANews: President Hart Deserves Your Support

Announcement - January 11, 2013

The UA is poised for great progress and has a leader ready to deliver, but our support is critical to its success.

The University of Arizona Foundation's Grants for Lunch program

Announcement - January 9, 2013

Grants for Lunch brings together UA grant seekers, fundraisers to share best practices