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University of Arizona

The University of Arizona (also referred to as UA, U of A, or Arizona) is a land-grant and space-grant public institution of higher education and research located in Tucson, Arizona, United States. The University of Arizona was the first university in the state of Arizona, founded in 1885 (twenty-seven years before the Arizona Territory achieved statehood). The university includes the University of Arizona College of Medicine which is one of three medical schools and the only MD granting medical school in Arizona. As of Fall 2008, total enrollment was 38,057 students. The University of Arizona is governed by the Arizona Board of Regents. The mission of the University of Arizona is, "To discover, educate, serve, and inspire." Arizona is one of the elected members of the Association of American Universities (an organization of North America's premier research institutions) and is the only representative from the state of Arizona to this group. It has been recognized as a Public Ivy.

Source: Wikipedia

Campaign Finance

$268,336 Given
Information

Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:

  • contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
  • only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
  • contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
  • corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
  • organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.

For more information, please see our campaign finance methodology page. Lobbyist bundling data is described on our lobbyist bundling methodology page.

  • Top Recipients

    PAC Color Block
    Organization's PAC(s)
    Employee Color Block
    Associated Individuals
    Includes contributions from the organization’s employees, their family members, and its political action committee.
  • Republicans vs. Democrats

    in dollars. "Other" includes 3rd parties and organizations without official party affiliation.
  • State vs. Federal

    in dollars
  • Top PAC Recipients

    PAC Color Block
    Organization's PAC(s)
    Employee Color Block
    Associated Individuals
    Includes contributions from the organization’s employees, their family members, and its political action committee.
View all campaign finance data for University of Arizona Sources: OpenSecrets.org FollowTheMoney.org

Lobbying

$340,000 Spent
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Figures are based on lobbying activity reported to the Senate Office of Public Records. Reported dollar amounts are required to be accurate only to the nearest $20,000. For organizations whose primary business is lobbying, we display total income and top clients. For organizations that are not primarily lobbying firms, we display total amount spent on lobbying and top lobbying firms hired.

For more information, please see our lobbying methodology page.

covers roughly through Q3, 2013

Lobbying on Behalf of University of Arizona

  • Names of Lobbyists
  • Firm Hired Amount
    University of Arizona $220,000
  • Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
    • Fed Budget & Appropriations,
    • Science & Technology,
    • Education,
    • Medicare & Medicaid,
    • Copyright, Patent & Trademark,
    • Medical Research & Clin Labs,
    • Small Business,
    • Travel & Tourism,
    • Defense,
    • Health Issues
  • Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
    Bill No. Title
    H.R.2112 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
    S.1572 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
    S.1599 Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
    S.2012 Children's Sleepwear Labeling Act of 2011
    H.R.2017 Continuing Appropriations Act, 2012
    H.R.2219 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2012
    H.R.2354 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
    H.R.2596 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
    S.1596 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
    H.R.8 Job Protection and Recession Prevention Act of 2012
View all lobbying data for University of Arizona Sources: OpenSecrets.org

Regulations

Mentioned in 182 dockets; Submitted to 10 dockets
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All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.

Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.

Not all agencies submit public comments to Regulations.gov. For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to Regulations.gov have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.

Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.

updated daily from Regulations.gov by way of Docket Wrench

The tables show occurrences of "University of Arizona" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.

Federal Spending

53 grants; 18 contracts; 1 loan
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Federal grants, contracts and loans are reported by federal agencies using the FPDS and FAADS systems. The data is made available to the public at USASpending.gov. Please note that the completeness and quality of the data varies greatly by agency.

Only grants, contracts and loans with amounts over $1 million are shown.

Because company names are not reported in a standardized manner, we cannot reliably determine the company receiving the contract or award. The results shown here are based on a search for the company name. Individual records may be missed or erroneously included because of name variations. For more information, please see our federal spending methodology page.

covers through USASpending.gov's Sept. 15, 2012 release for contracts and Oct. 19, 2012 for grants.

Note: Company names in federal spending data are not standardized. The table below is included only as a sample of what is available in the data and has not been reviewed for accuracy or completeness. To investigate the data further, use the links at the bottom of the table.

Type Recipient Name Year Agency Description Amount
contract
University Of Arizona 2012 National Aeronautics And Space Administration THE ORIGINS SPECTRAL INTERPRETATION RESOURCE IDENTIFICATION SECURITY-REGOLITH EXPLORER (OSIRIS-REX) MISSION'S PRIMARY GOAL IS AN EARTH RETURN OF REGOLITH SAMPLE FROM A TYPE-B NEAR EARTH OBJECT (NEO) ASTEROID. $14,855,500
contract
University Of Arizona 2011 National Institutes Of Health PROVIDING FULL FUNDING OF CONTRACT AND REMOVING FAR 17.1 LANGUAGE. $11,004,200
loan
University Of Arizona 2012 Education, Department Of DL BASE RECORD 2012-2013 $6,389,011
grant
University Of Arizona 2011 Student Financial Assistance Programs GRANT PROGRAM $5,621,299
grant
University Of Arizona 2012 Energy, Department Of HALIDE AND OXY-HALIDE EUTECTIC SYSTEMS FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE HIGH TEMPERATURE HEAT TRANSFER FLUIDS $5,500,006
contract
University Of Arizona 2012 National Aeronautics And Space Administration THE ORIGINS SPECTRAL INTERPRETATION RESOURCE IDENTIFICATION SECURITY-REGOLITH EXPLORER (OSIRIS-REX) MISSION'S PRIMARY GOAL IS AN EARTH RETURN OF REGOLITH SAMPLE FROM A TYPE-B NEAR EARTH OBJECT (NEO) ASTEROID. THE OSIRIS-REX MISSION WILL GATHER THIS SAMPLE THROUGH A SPACECRAFT CONSISTING OF A SCIENCE INSTRUMENT SUITE, A TOUCH-AND-GO SAMPLE ACQUISITION MECHANISM (TAGSAM) AND A SAMPLE RETURN CAPSULE (SRC). THE SPACECRAFT WILL RENDEZVOUS WITH THE NEO, OBSERVE, CHARACTERIZE AND MAP THE ASTEROID, AND FINALLY DESCEND, PERFORM A TOUCH-AND-GO MANEUVER, RETRIEVE A REGOLITH SAMPLE AND DEPART FROM THE ASTEROID. THE OSIRIS-REX SPACECRAFT WILL THEN NAVIGATE BACK TOWARDS EARTH AND JETTISON THE SRC FOR A LANDING IN THE UTAH DESERT. THE OBJECTIVES OF THE MISSION ARE TO UNDERSTAND THE ORIGINS OF PLANETARY MATERIALS AND THE INITIAL STAGES OF PLANETARY FORMATION; IDENTIFY THE SOURCES OF ORGANIC COMPOUNDS AND OTHER PREBIOTIC CHEMICALS THAT CONTRIBUTED TO THE EMERGENCE OF LIFE ON EARTH; EXPLORE A NEO TO GAIN A GREATER UNDERSTANDING OF POTENTIAL RESOURCES; AND ENABLE THE LONG TERM PREDICTION OF THE DYNAMICS OF NEOS THAT POSE AN IMPACT HAZARD TO EARTH. OCAMS IS A SUITE OF THREE IMAGERS WITH AN INTERFACE AND HOUSEKEEPING ELECTRONICS ASSEMBLY OPTIMIZED TO SUPPORT THE OSIRIS-REX MISSION. EACH IMAGER COVERS A SPECIFIC SET OF OPERATIONAL OR SCIENTIFIC REQUIREMENTS SPANNING THE PERIOD FROM ASTEROID INITIAL ACQUISITION DURING CRUISE TO THE DOCUMENTATION OF THE SAMPLING HEAD AFTER ACQUISITION. EACH IMAGER ALTHOUGH TARGETED FOR A SPECIFIC SET OF OBSERVATIONS DOES HAVE THE CAPABILITY OF BACKING UP THE KEY ASSIGNMENTS OF THE OTHER IMAGERS UNDER MODIFIED OPERATIONAL CONDITIONS IMPROVING THE ROBUSTNESS OF THE SYSTEM. OCAMS WILL BE DESIGNED, BUILT, AND TESTED TO THE REQUIREMENTS SPELLED OUT UNDER NASA NPR 8705.4 FOR A CLASS B MISSION AND PAYLOAD. ADDITIONALLY THE INSTRUMENT WILL ALSO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS IN THE GSFC GOLD RULES AS WELL AS THE AGREED TO GODDARD MISSION ASSURANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CORRESPONDING RISK CLASSIFICATION. THE SCOPE OF WORK SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED, TO THE FOLLOWING: 1. MANAGE THE OCAMS TEAM THROUGH PHASE B/C/D OF THE OSIRIS-REX MISSION. 2. DEFINE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR, DESIGN, DEVELOP, FABRICATE, INTEGRATE, TEST, AND DELIVER A FLIGHT QUALIFIED OSIRIS-REX CAMERA SYSTEM TO MEET THE REQUIREMENTS FOR OCAMS CONSISTENT WITH LEVEL-1 REQUIREMENTS. 3. GENERATE THE DELIVERABLES AS DEFINED IN THE DELIVERABLE LIST. 4. VALIDATE THE PERFORMANCE OF THE INSTRUMENT IN AGREEMENT WITH LEVEL 1 AND MISSION REQUIREMENTS. 5. IMPLEMENT AN ORGANIZED SYSTEM SAFETY AND MISSION ASSURANCE PROGRAM IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE OSIRIS-REX MISSION ASSURANCE REQUIREMENTS (MAR) AND GENERATE A MISSION ASSURANCE IMPLEMENTATION PLAN (MAIP). 6. DEVELOP AND DELIVER THE CONTRACT DATA REQUIREMENTS AS DEFINED IN THE INSTRUMENT DELIVERABLE LIST (CDRL). 7. ESTABLISH, IMPLEMENT AND MAINTAIN THE REQUIRED INTERNATIONAL TRAFFIC IN ARMS REGULATIONS (ITAR) AND EXPORT CONTROL DOCUMENTATION NECESSARY FOR WORKING WITH ANY INTERNATIONAL TEAM MEMBERS. 8. PROVIDE SUPPORT FOR ALL INTEGRATION, GROUND TESTING, AND END-TO-END SYSTEM TEST SUPPORT INVOLVING THE CAMERA. 9. SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE OCAMS STANDARD DATA PROCESSING PIPELINE SOFTWARE TOOLS FOR THE SPOC. 10. PROVIDE FLIGHT SYSTEM OPERATOR AND ENGINEERING TRAINING FOR FLIGHT OPERATIONS OF OCAMS. 11. PROVIDE FLIGHT OPERATIONS ENGINEERING SUPPORT FOR THE SPOC AND FLIGHT SYSTEM FOR 30 DAYS AFTER LAUNCH. 12. PRESENT AND PARTICIPATE IN THE OSIRIS-REX MISSION DESIGN REVIEW, THE MISSION LEVEL PRELIMINARY DESIGN REVIEW, AND THE MISSION LEVEL CRITICAL DESIGN REVIEW. 13. SUPPORT COMBINED SPACECRAFT AND GROUND SYSTEM TESTING, OSIRIS-REX END-TO-END TESTING AND INSTRUMENT OPERATIONS PLANNING BEFORE LAUNCH. 14. SUPPORT INSTRUMENT FLIGHT OPERATIONS AND PLANNING FOR THE FIRST 30 DAYS AFTER LAUNCH. $5,308,340
contract
University Of Arizona 2012 National Aeronautics And Space Administration THE ORIGINS SPECTRAL INTERPRETATION RESOURCE IDENTIFICATION SECURITY-REGOLITH EXPLORER (OSIRIS-REX) MISSION'S PRIMARY GOAL IS AN EARTH RETURN OF REGOLITH SAMPLE FROM A TYPE-B NEAR EARTH OBJECT (NEO) ASTEROID. $4,748,044
grant
University Of Arizona 2012 National Science Foundation NSF Engineering Research Center for Integrated Access Networks (CIAN) $3,999,000
grant
University Of Arizona 2011 National Institutes Of Health ARIZONA CANCER CENTER-CANCER CENTER SUPPORT GRANT $3,953,813
grant
University Of Arizona 2012 National Institutes Of Health ARIZONA CANCER CENTER-CANCER CENTER SUPPORT GRANT $3,953,813
View all grant & loan data for University of Arizona View all contract data for University of Arizona Sources: USASpending.gov

Advisory Committees

127 people on 50 committees
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Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.

The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.

covers through 2011

Table shows employees of "University of Arizona" that sat on federal advisory committees.

  • Agency
  • Representation
  • Toggle National Science Foundation 107 people on 31 committees
  • Toggle Department of Health and Human Services 5 people on 5 committees
  • Toggle National Endowment for the Humanities 3 people on 1 committee
  • Toggle Department of Defense 3 people on 3 committees
  • Toggle Environmental Protection Agency 3 people on 3 committees
  • Toggle Department of Commerce 2 people on 3 committees
  • Toggle National Aeronautics and Space Administration 2 people on 1 committee
  • Toggle National Endowment for the Arts 1 person on 1 committee
  • Toggle Department of the Interior 1 person on 1 committee
  • Toggle Department of Veterans Affairs 1 person on 1 committee
View all advisory committee data for University of Arizona