Teaching and Students

Stacy Howard's senior thesis film, "Amásání" (The Grandma), is about a careless young girl who gets suspended from grade school and is forced to stay with her traditional Navajo grandmother. Howard intends to submit the film to festivals.
April 27, 2017
Stacy Howard, who will earn her UA degree from the School of Theatre, Film and Television in May, is one of three students awarded a national Vision Maker Media internship.
Earyn Nycole McGee is a first-year master's student with an interest in herpetology. Her research focuses on examining the cascading effects of drought and stream drying on riparian species, with an emphasis on lizards in southeast Arizona. McGee plans to continue her research in a doctoral program.
April 27, 2017
A group of 28 UA-affiliated students have received the prestigious research fellowship, which supports outstanding graduate students who have demonstrated the potential to be high-achieving scientists and engineers.
More than 90 percent of employers rate UA graduates as having the skills needed to succeed on the job, as colleges and universities across the nation are working to improve the workforce readiness of their graduating students. (Photo credit: John de Dios/UANews)
April 26, 2017
Due to rapidly changing workforce demands, many colleges and universities are modifying organizational structures to better prepare graduates, says Melissa Vito, a UA senior VP.
Jason Keatseangsilp (left) is part of a team of six UA seniors that built an unpowered exoskeleton for Jeffrey Bristol (second from left), a UA junior in accounting who has cerebral palsy. (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
April 25, 2017
It's the College of Engineering's biggest event of the year – a showcase of senior design projects. Technologies to debut include an exoskeleton that makes walking easier for a UA student with cerebral palsy. With UANews video.
April 21, 2017
UA researcher Elizabeth Kickhman provides insight to as to why when one language flourishes, others perish.
The UA interprofessional team members who won the CLARION national champions are (left to right) Cameron Price, Elizabeth Anderson, Brenda Velarde and Alicia Walker. (Photo courtesy of CLARION)
April 21, 2017
An interprofessional team of four UA students won the 2017 National CLARION Case Competition and will split a $7,500 scholarship.
Many students who have presented their work during the annual film competition have gone on to work in the film industry. (Photo credit: Jack Alexander Jr.)
April 19, 2017
A group of emerging filmmakers, all graduating UA seniors, will present films that explore themes relating to topics that include friendship, young love, social issues and family traditions.
"My experience at the UA gave me the confidence to effect change as one individual through being open and honest about my passions and seeking community support," says Shiana Ferng.
April 18, 2017
Drawing on her service with the UA Falun Dafa Club and undergraduate research experiences, alumna Shiana Ferng now works at Microsoft, where she offers meditation classes. This is the final in a three-part series on graduates working in their dream jobs.
Nick Lunn landed an internship with the National Geographic just out of college, having graduated from the UA in 2011. The internship led to a full-time position that Lunn says is his dream job. (Photo: John de Dios)
April 11, 2017
Alumnus Nick Lunn uses compelling visual storytelling to share the world via National Geographic programming. The second in a three-part series on Wildcats who are in their dream jobs.

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