Teaching and Students

April 15, 2019
Faculty members Alfred McEwen, John Rutherfoord, Dr. Marvin Slepian, Rod Wing and Lucy Ziurys are being recognized for their distinguished accomplishments.
Lia Medeiros (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
April 11, 2019
Lia Medeiros, and 20 other UA students, expanded their educations by participating in efforts to see the unseen with the Event Horizon Telescope.
Roberta Diaz Brinton, pictured with the UA's Center for Innovation in Brain Science team, has been awarded a $1.8 million grant to develop a cross-disciplinary and translationally oriented workforce to discover new drugs for Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases.
April 8, 2019
Roberta Diaz Brinton has been awarded a $1.8 million NIH grant to cultivate a diverse pool of scientists to discover new drugs for Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases.
Since 2007, several international organizations have helped recover more than 8,000 artifacts looted from the National Museum of Afghanistan. Through a unique partnership, the UA is teaching Afghani students how to fight back against illegal trafficking of cultural property. (Photo: Ninaras CC BY 4.0)
April 3, 2019
Students in Afghanistan attended an online UA class developed to raise their awareness of illicit trafficking and help them protect important cultural artifacts.
"Kate mapped where the rising sea water was projected, and then she took all that land and floated it out. Obviously at first she didn't think she would end up with this floating community, but she was doing different mapping exercises of the area, just getting to know San Francisco. Finding old maps of where the water was under the surface of the city was part of her process," associate professor Susannah Dickinson said.
April 3, 2019
A UA undergraduate architecture studio was honored as one of the best examples of architectural investigation taking place in colleges and universities today.
A rendering of CatSat, a nanosatellite being built by UA students. (Image: Vishnu Reddy)
March 18, 2019
UA students will get hands-on spacecraft hardware development experience thanks to NASA’s CubeSat Launch Initiative, which recently selected CatSat to fly as auxiliary payload aboard future space missions.
Fourth-year students at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix celebrated as they found out where they will continue their journey as physicians-in-training. (Photo: UA College of Medicine – Phoenix)
March 17, 2019
Match Day is the culmination of four years of hard work in the classroom and in clinical training for students in the UA College of Medicine – Tucson and the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix.
"Art and health should not be separate," says medical humanities instructor Ellen Melamed. "They aren’t separate, any more than the mind and the body are separate." (Photo: Michelle Doggett/UA College of Humanities)
March 15, 2019
A new collaboration between the UA College of Medicine – Tucson and the College of Humanities is focusing on teaching medical students empathy and compassion.
Members of Tíolacadh, the UA's traditional Irish music ensemble, learn tunes from each other by ear. (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
March 12, 2019
For the UA's Irish music ensemble, rehearsals are about more than just the tunes. "We want to connect, and the music is there to connect everybody," said ensemble director Dawn Corso.

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