Teaching and Students

June 14, 2017
The UA College of Medicine – Phoenix has received word of its full accreditation from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, the authority for programs leading to M.D. degrees in the U.S. and Canada, completing an intensive process that began several years ago.
During his years of service, UA medical school student Ryan Schmoll spent time learning Arabic, controlling nuclear weapons and taking on leadership roles stateside and in combat zones.
June 12, 2017
Ryan Schmoll, who served tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, says he will champion issues impacting veterans after completion of his medical training in Tucson.
UA College of Education assistant dean Sara Chavarria and Ronald Marx, dean of the college, speak to the purpose of the University's first Upward Bound program. Slated to begin in the fall, the program will help improve education access and degree attainment for low-income and first-generation students. (Photo courtesy of the office of Raúl Grijalva)
June 5, 2017
For the first time, the UA will offer the federally funded program, training low-income and first-generation students in academic preparation, field research and financial literacy.
A team confirms all systems are go on its Skittle-sorting machine before the undergraduate design competition co-hosted by the UA Department of Biomedical Engineering and School of Information.
June 5, 2017
UA students received hands-on experience designing and building Skittle-sorting machines that they put to the test at a competition on campus in early May.
Students explain their chess project to assistant professor David Sterling Brown. (Photo: Aengus Anderson/University Libraries)
May 31, 2017
Last semester, students worked with English professors and librarians to develop digital teaching tools that explore the social construction of identity in Shakespeare’s work.
Michael McKisson shows students how to use the school's new 360-degree cameras, which can be attached to iPhones. (Photo: Mike Chesnick/UA School of Journalism)
May 31, 2017
Michael McKisson and William Schmidt have won a student-engagement grant to combine their respective courses in multimedia and reporting — and make use of new, 360-degree virtual reality cameras in storytelling.
Natalynn Masters explains her team’s findings to community members. (Photo: Anna Augustowska/College of Social and Behavioral Sciences)
May 31, 2017
A lack of access to checking and savings accounts is prevalent among households living below the poverty line, according to findings by the Poverty in Tucson Field Workshop.
At the southernmost part of the Canamex Corridor sits the border community of Ambos Nogales in Arizona and Sonora, Mexico. A rust-colored steel barrier divides the two cities. (Photo: Amanda Oien)
May 26, 2017
A team of 10 UA student journalists examined two communities and the people who live along the 110th meridian on the U.S. border with Mexico and Canada, winning two major awards for the work.
May 23, 2017
A team at the UA's Veterans Education and Transition Services has spent months trying to return lost dog tags to U.S. military members who served during the Vietnam War.