Teaching and Students

UA undergraduate Adriana Mitchell will travel to Japan this summer to work on Hayabusa2, an asteroid sample return mission that is a sister project to the UA-led OSIRIS-REx mission.
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.
(Composite image: Bob Demers/UANews)
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.
The UA has opened doors for former transfer student and new alumna Fernanda Fraijo Arce. "I wouldn't change (the experience) for anything," she says.
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.
Catherine Witt parlayed a summer camp Arabic program into a bachelor's degree with triple majors in linguistics, Arabic, and Middle Eastern and North African studies. She is hoping to add a master's degree in public health to help reach her goal of working in refugee camps and communities.
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.
UA student Reneé Villaman explains findings from the Poverty in Tucson Field Workshop to community members.
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.
Stephanie Celeste and Michelle Celeste attended Commencement after graduating from the UA's online Doctor of Nursing Practice program. (Photo: John de Dios/UA News)
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.
Katie Alhadeff, a business management graduate, celebrates at the close of the Commencement ceremony. (Photo: John de Dios/UA News)
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.
The Commencement-closing fireworks in Arizona Stadium always provide a plethora of photo opportunities for all. (Photo: John de Dios/UANews)
May 9, 2018
The keynote address at Friday's Commencement will be delivered by Ray Mabus, former secretary of the Navy, governor of Mississippi and U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia. UA alumni Gilbert G. Aguirre (Class of 1957) and Mohammed Sharaf (Class of 1985) will receive honorary degrees.
Gilbert G. Aguirre
May 3, 2018
Two honorary doctorates will be granted during Commencement, to Southern California rancher Gilbert "Gil" Aguirre and United Arab Emirates businessman Mohammed Sharaf.

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