Teaching and Students

Roger Miesfeld: "Now my in-class kids are getting a course that's better than my previous in-class, and it's because I learned something by doing it online.” (Photo: Stacy Pigott/UANews)
Aug. 16, 2017
Since its debut in fall 2015, UA Online has seen 280 percent year-to-year growth and is on target to meet or exceed Arizona Board of Regents goals. Science classes such as Roger Miesfeld's biochemistry series have contributed to the increase.
Chris Impey oversees recruitment and engagement for the UA College of Science.
Aug. 9, 2017
It's an opportunity for course auditors to attend lectures and participate in discussions at a fraction of what regular students pay — and they're allowed to take two classes per year.
John Kemeny (front row, left), chair of the UA Department of Mining and Geological Engineering, and Victor Tenorio (front row, right), MGE professor of practice, with the inaugural class of 12 graduates of the Mining 360 Program. (Photo: John de Dios/UANews)
Aug. 9, 2017
The Mining 360 Program, which brought together a dozen business professionals to learn from the UA's Department of Mining and Geological Engineering, is praised as an example of how the University, the community and industry can work in collaboration.
3-D printing is one of the pillars of a startup founded by Gabriel Vasquez in Honduras. The venture is called Craft3D, pronounced "crafted," and its mission is to employ technology to better the lives of Hondurans.
Aug. 7, 2017
Arriving with a prototype of a 3-D-printed robotic arm, Gabriel Vasquez made the most of an engineering professor's mentorship and is well on his way as a "science diplomat."
Even the new dean, Dr. Guy Reed (far right), joined in on Zainab Khan's selfie at Friday's White Coat Ceremony at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix. (Photo: Sun Czar Belous)
July 24, 2017
First-year students in Tucson and Phoenix — a total of 200 from nearly 12,000 applicants — put on the traditional symbol of a physician as they prepare for the academic rigors ahead. With video highlights from the colleges' ceremonies last Friday.
The Andean bear is threatened through hunting and loss of habitat in Colombia. Students in the UA School of Natural Resources and the Environment study local, national and international endangered species and conservation efforts. (Photo: iStock)
July 18, 2017
Offered through the UA School of Natural Resources and the Environment, the program complements a variety of academic majors and can expand career options.
The FishTail Technologies team (from left): Adam Brokamp, Garrett Flora, David Baty, Alex Angeles, Mark Felix, Jayaram Timsina and Mark Bryant. (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)
July 5, 2017
Five years ago, a multi-unit team set out to solve a specific problem: The UA student information system did not integrate with the D2L learning management system.
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.