Health Diagnostics Leader Quidel Corporation Makes $2M Investment in UArizona

Quidel Corporation, a leading provider of rapid diagnostic testing solutions, cellular-based virology assays and molecular diagnostic systems, has committed to give $1 million for scholarships that support tomorrow’s scientists and health professionals at UArizona and to make an additional $1 million investment in sponsored research projects. Of the scholarship gift, half will benefit the BIO5 Institute's KEYS Research Internship program. The remainder will establish the Quidel Global Health Scholarships.

UArizona Alumnus R. Ken Coit Commits $50M to Advance College of Pharmacy

Entrepreneur and University of Arizona College of Pharmacy alumnus R. Ken Coit has committed $50 million through his family foundation to solidify UArizona's place as a leader in pharmaceutical education, research and innovation.  "It is my goal to see the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy take its place among the top three programs in the nation," Coit said. 

UArizona Names W.A. Franke Honors College in Recognition of $25M Gift

The University of Arizona Honors College is now the W.A. Franke Honors College in recognition of a $25 million gift commitment made by William A. "Bill" Franke, his wife, Carolyn, and the Franke family. The Frankes' gift provides student scholarships, stipends to defray the cost of living in the Honors Village, and funding to help students develop global leadership skills through participation in study abroad.

Inaugural Charles Schwab Scholarship Recipient Looks Forward to Giving Back

Gamaliel Jimenez is the university's inaugural Charles Schwab Foundation endowed scholarship recipient. The $3.5 million scholarship program was established by the global financial services company to serve students from underrepresented communities. The UArizona was one of seven institutions across the U.S. that the company chose to partner with to offer the scholarship.

A 40-Year Library Career: Looking Back, Giving Forward

As the Library and Information Science Program celebrates its 50th anniversary, Nan Schubel, an alumna from its first graduating class, makes an estate gift to the Library and Information Science Program and creates the endowed Nan Kling Schubel Scholarship in Library Science.

New Scholarship for Students Learning Greek Language, Civilization, Culture

The James P. Sfarnas Hellenic Studies Scholarship supports students studying Greek language, civilization, and culture in the School of Anthropology in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences or in the Department of Religious Studies and Classics in the College of Humanities.