• My wife, Anna, and I have a love story out of the movies. After knowing each other only as softball teammates for a little over a year in Boston I was getting on a plane at 6 a.m. to go to Arizona for a U of A Alumni board meeting and got a tap on my shoulder.

  • I remember the first time I saw Jason; it was the first day of classes and he came bursting into my acting class 15 minutes late. He was wearing basketball shorts, a polo, a backwards hat and flip flops…nothing matched. He claims he saw me roll my eyes when he walked in.

  • At the beginning of my sophomore year (1965) I suggested to someone I had just met that we go bowling. At the bowling alley we met Dave Dress who was working the desk there. He dated my friend and I dated a friend of his off and on until Dave left to join the Air Force in 1967.

  • I moved into Sun Terrace (the University had rented it to use as a dorm) in 1988 and met John. I thought that he was a dork and he didn’t care much for me either. We were both desk clerks and got to know each other. We became friends and hung out often. On Valentine’s Day we went to the library... more

  • When I was a freshman in college I stayed home in Phoenix and went to a community college, but my best friends attended UA, so naturally, I visited a lot. My best friend worked at Highland Market and during a visit I met her there after her shift. I don't remember meeting Gabe, but he remembered... more

  • Although our families have a long history together, my wife Rachel and I had only crossed paths a handful of times prior to college. Our first real meeting was our freshman year on the volleyball courts outside of the Arizona-Sonora dorms during a back-to-school barbecue. I joined her cousin’s... more

  • In September 1973 I was accepted into the Ph.D. program in comparative psychology at the UA. I was wandering around on the fifth floor of the Psychology Department looking for my office. I peeked into an office and there sat Lou Zimmer looking up at me with an “Oh, no” expression on his face.

  • Paul ’06 and Laura (Polito) Strangio ’06 were engaged at the University of Arizona on graduation day right on Legacy Lane in front of the Hall of Champions. Paul just knew he had to propose to Laura in a very special way and what could be better than at the U of A.

  • Jared and I met through mutual friends at the University of Arizona. Jared initially asked me on a date by asking to buy Girl Scout cookies from my troop on AIM instant messenger.

    We went on one date, but I wasn’t feeling the chemistry and told him so…. whoops!

  • In the fall of 1984, after a quick kiss while thoroughly enjoying the dancing at the epic Graham/Greenlee Courtyard Party, Jinny (Virginia Briden ’87 BS Psych) and I thought it best to maintain our friendship as it was.