A Bold Future
Robert C. Robbins became the University of Arizona’s 22nd president on June 1, 2017. Since then, he’s filled key university leadership positions, launched a campuswide strategic planning process, participated in important Wildcat traditions and gotten to know thousands of UA students, employees and community partners.
Alumni Commemorate Experience as UA’s First Architecture Students
University of Arizona alumni Guy Weinzapfel ’65, Bill Brown ’62 and Fred Pace ’62 learned to plan, design and construct buildings in an unlikely place. In 1958, the College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture’s design studios were located in a former Safeway grocery store on Park Avenue, a block southwest of the college’s current location.
An Inside Look at Next-Gen ‘Talking Cars’
One day, your car will be in a group conversation with others on the road. No, not with other drivers, but with the cars themselves. This futuristic system’s goals include smarter traffic flow, easing congestion and, of course, a big step forward in safety.
Celebrating the Life of UA President Henry Koffler
University of Arizona President Emeritus Henry Koffler, who led the UA as president from 1982-1991 and oversaw its rise to the top ranks of major research universities, died March 10, 2018. He was 95. Koffler is survived by Phyllis (Pierson) Koffler, his wife of more than 71 years.
Diversity and Destiny
It’s not surprising that Suzanne Rauscher’s most enduring University of Arizona memories come from the sheer variety of people she met on campus. Especially since her favorite thing about being a top-flight reality television producer — “Big Brother,” “The Last Resort,” “Toddlers in Tiaras” — is the fascinating cross-cut of humanity she encounters on the job.