Teaching and Students

Gurtina Besla has received a five-year, $745,000 CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation.
Feb. 17, 2020
Gurtina Besla has received a five-year, $745,000 CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation for her novel research on galaxies and dark matter and her efforts to retain, mentor and support students in STEM.
Campus Recreation's new NorthREC facility in the Honors Village opened on Aug. 26, 2019. The facility is open to all students and staff/faculty can purchase memberships.
Feb. 17, 2020
The Garcia Family Foundation Scholarship is a 10-year, $400,000 annual commitment to student excellence at the University of Arizona.
Feb. 12, 2020
The University of Arizona has been named a top producer of Fulbright students by the Institute of Higher Education, ranking No. 14 among U.S. research institutions and setting a university record with 20 awardees.
As a Brooke Owens Fellow, Lindsey Koelbel will complete a summer internship with HawkEye 360, a radio frequency data analytics company that operates a first-of-its-kind constellation of commercial satellites.
Feb. 6, 2020
University of Arizona junior Lindsey Koelbel will intern at HawkEye 360 for the summer as part of a program for women and gender-minority students in aerospace.
"Just imagine you have scientists who are engineers in a nanotechnology area and you have agriculture students, and the only way to really have them come together would be to fly or have a teleconference. We can eliminate that barrier and connect people virtually through this virtual reality hub," said Nano 2020 principal investigator Randy Burd.
Feb. 3, 2020
In a custom-developed VR classroom complete with a laboratory, nanoscale objects come to life for students thanks to the power of science data visualization.
University of Arizona engineering student Andre Schreiber will spend six months alongside the Renault F1 Team at the French automotive company's technical center in Enstone, England. (Photo courtesy of the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile)
Jan. 30, 2020
UArizona engineering undergraduate Andre Schreiber was among seven students selected internationally to spend a year in the U.K. testing and designing parts for some of the world’s fastest cars.
Jan. 14, 2020
With an 18-spot jump from last year and a 70-spot increase from the university's inaugural appearance in 2017, Arizona Online is one of the nation's fastest-rising universities in the rankings.
Incarcerated students at the Rincon unit of the state prison complex attended a class led by astronomy professor Ed Prather in November. (Photo: Arlene Islas/University Communications)
Dec. 18, 2019
Individuals incarcerated at some units of the Arizona State Prison Complex – Tucson have the opportunity to study astronomy in the University of Arizona Prison Education Program.
Dec. 12, 2019
A partnership between the College of Law and the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México will offer courses will be taught by Mexican scholars and legal system leaders covering topics including Mexican constitutional law, human rights and distribution of power.