Teaching and Students

July 17, 2019
Thanks to $3 million in NASA funding, underrepresented students will have the opportunity to build miniature satellites to help scientists study the surface of asteroids.
The first four-year micro-campus cohort to graduate from the University of Arizona and a partner university celebrated commencement in late June at Ocean University of China.
July 17, 2019
Seventy-seven students celebrated commencement in June at Ocean University of China, the first four-year micro-campus cohort to graduate from the UA and a partner university.
Professors GuoFeng Qu (second from left) and ShaoJun Lyu (right), of Beijing Normal University, present a banner with their college motto – "Steadfastness and Innovation, Resilience and Future" – to Dr. Irving Kron (second from right), interim dean of the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, and UA librarian Yan Han (left).
July 12, 2019
The International Society of Chinese Health Practices will facilitate research of the benefits of Chinese health practices and the complementary use of Eastern and Western medicine on a global scale.
July 2, 2019
Assistant professor Michael Marty is developing a program to support veteran students who are pursuing STEM degrees and bring their skills to research labs at the University of Arizona.
July 2, 2019
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson has received an $8.8 million gift from the estate of Dr. Ronald K. Baker, a 1975 alumnus of the college.
Next year, the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft will use its Touch-And-Go Sample Acquisition Mechanism to touch the surface of an asteroid for five seconds, collecting up to 4.4 pounds of rocks and dust. The first-of-its-kind NASA mission is led by the UA, where undergraduate and graduate students are working alongside faculty and staff to make significant scientific contributions.
June 28, 2019
When she’s not in class or training to qualify for next year’s Boston Marathon, you can find undergraduate Stephanie Stewart hard at work with her teammates on OSIRIS-REx, NASA’s first asteroid sample return mission.
Humanities students at Cégep de Sept-Îles in Québec videoconference with French students at the University of Arizona in Tucson.
June 24, 2019
A collaborative digital humanities project unites UA students studying Russian and French with their counterparts in Canada and Kazakhstan.
UPC faculty, staff and students show Wilbur and Wilma around the UA Lima at UPC campus.
June 19, 2019
Launching in the fall as the first UA location in South America, UA Lima at La Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas offers the largest selection of dual degrees of any micro-campus.
UA volleyball student-athletes will be enrolled in a study abroad class on their upcoming European trip. (Photo: Arizona Athletics)
June 12, 2019
On the UA volleyball team’s European tour, the student-athletes will be enrolled in a study abroad class, adding an educational and cultural component to their competition schedule.

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