Dr. Jones

| New Dean of Students

Dr. Stacy L. Jones, who has served as a student affairs practitioner at UA for more than 28 years, has been named the new dean of students at UA after serving as interim dean since August 2020.

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May Diversity Events

| May Diversity Events

As we close the Spring semester, the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion celebrates all UA graduates and wishes everyone a safe and relaxing summer. Before you go check out our events.

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Carmen Foster

| UA Wheelchair Tennis National Champions

The Crimson Tide Wheelchair Tennis team recently defeated San Diego State at the U.S. Tennis Association Collegiate National Championship, winning its seventh national championship in program history.

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Quick Facts on UA's Diversity

Goal 3 of UA's Strategic Plan is dedicated to enriching UA's learning and work environment by providing an accepting, inclusive community that attracts and supports a diverse faculty, staff and student body. Here are some quick facts on how UA's meeting this goal.

Diversity Initiatives

UA has produced 1,695 active diversity efforts in the last 5 years.

Student Organizations

UA has over 70 different student organizations which have diversity and inclusion as a focus.


Fall 2020 had an enrollment of 8,003 minority students (21.15% of total enrollment).

Diversity-Related Courses

Over one-third of UA's undergraduate curriculum (36%, 1083 courses) is diversity-related.

Dr. Hilary Green

| Dr. Jialai Wang

  Professor of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering

A Canadian company has licensed patented technology developed in Dr. Wang’s lab to help reduce emissions of carbon dioxide, a gas contributing to global warming, in its manufacturing process. The process Wang and his students developed results in concrete richer in calcium carbonate, which improves performance. The strengthened concrete could mean using less of the material, conserving resources and costs. Dr. Wang is a 2019 inductee into the National Academy of Inventors. His main research efforts focus on material innovations to enhance the resilience and sustainability of civil infrastructure systems.

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