Teaching and Students

“My time as an Army medic was my first experience in the medical field and the foundation for my desire to become a physician,” said Tillman Scholar Neil Vigil, a student at the UA College of Medicine — Phoenix. (Courtesy of Neil Vigil)
July 31, 2018
Neil Vigil, a student in the Class of 2021 at the UA College of Medicine — Phoenix, was selected for the prestigious scholarship based on his military service and leadership.
University of Arizona Air Force ROTC students receive leadership and military training in addition to earning their degrees. (Courtesy of UA AFROTC)
July 27, 2018
The University of Arizona Air Force Reserve Officers' Training Corps was the perfect complement to a college degree for recent graduates Clayton Utley and Maria Miller.
The yellow balls seen at the center of this image are a phase of massive star formation that comes before the massive stars have cleared cavities in the clouds of gas around them (shown in green) but after the cold, collapsing gas stage that Jenny Calahan and Yancy Shirley searched for in their survey. (Courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech)
July 25, 2018
University of Arizona astronomy students searched 101 massive clouds of gas to find those that may be in the first phases of forming massive stars.
International student Hazza Alkaabi (right) helps UA honorary degree recipient Mohammed Sharaf experience augmented reality.
June 27, 2018
UA students employed at Tech.Global earn more than just a paycheck. "There's nothing like it on campus," says Hazza Alkaabi, a computer science major. The program creates a 100% Engagement student experience while expanding the UA's research capacity. With UANews video.
Maggie Lindsay is one of 10 students, from middle and high schools across Arizona, to take place in the UA's Project POEM, a National Science Foundation-funded program designed to motivate teens toward careers in STEM. (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
June 13, 2018
Visually impaired teens attended the Sky School on Mount Lemmon as part of the UA's Project POEM, a National Science Foundation initiative aimed at motivating students with visual impairments toward STEM careers. It's a special cause for principal investigator Sunggye Hong. With UANews video.
Taite Nazifi explores the natural beauty of Costa Rica while conducting research for the Justice 360 web application.
June 5, 2018
UA junior Taite Nazifi is gathering ideas for a web application to support river conservation efforts. But his time in the remote village of Longo Mai is about so much more. "I can't even begin to explain what kind of amazing impact this has made in my life," he says.
UA undergraduate Adriana Mitchell will travel to Japan this summer to work on Hayabusa2, an asteroid sample return mission that is a sister project to the UA-led OSIRIS-REx mission.
May 31, 2018
Goldwater Scholarship winner Adriana Mitchell of the UA will assist the Japanese on the Hayabusa2 project, an asteroid sample return mission similar to the OSIRIS-REx mission.
(Composite image: Bob Demers/UANews)
May 30, 2018
The UA program, begun less than two years ago, becomes one of only 20 to be recognized by the National Security Agency for teaching specialized technologies and techniques.
The UA has opened doors for former transfer student and new alumna Fernanda Fraijo Arce. "I wouldn't change (the experience) for anything," she says.
May 23, 2018
The welcoming culture has been recognized by Phi Theta Kappa, an honors society for community college students, which named the University to its 2018 Transfer Honor Roll.

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