Teaching and Students
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
May 18, 2018
Two fellowships helped linguistics major Catherine Witt master Arabic, which she will use as she continues her studies in Lebanon. Her goal is to work in refugee camps.
May 18, 2018
Low-income Tucson households are less satisfied renting and living in north and east neighborhoods, according to UA students from the Poverty in Tucson Field Workshop.
May 16, 2018
Identical twins Michelle and Stephanie Celeste share almost everything, including new titles as doctors of nursing practice. Although the women had UA Commencement guests and media seeing double, it's second nature to them now. With UANews video.
May 12, 2018
Although Commencement keynote speaker Ray Mabus drew heavily from his military background, he told the Class of 2018 that "quiet acts of heroism" are practiced daily by the likes of teachers, nurses and neighbors. With UANews 360 video.