Education

The Kakavas family watches an Ultimaker machine create a  3-D model.
Feb. 12, 2018
What organizers call the first 4-H Fab Lab in the country, and the first fabrication laboratory in an Arizona public school, is engaging students in STEM and fulfilling the mission of UA Cooperative Extension.
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (left), UA student Charisse White and UA President Robert C. Robbins were on hand for the formal announcement of the Arizona Teachers Academy. (Photo courtesy of Arizona Board of Regents)
Sept. 27, 2017
The Arizona Teachers Academy, designed to bring more teachers to the state's high-needs schools, is drawing at the UA from career changers who are seeking master's degrees to enter the classroom. The new initiative began this fall at each of Arizona's three public universities.
Tumamoc Tour, a new app for visitors to Tumamoc Hill, tells the story behind some of the hill's unique features, such as the Desert Laboratory buildings. (Photo: Paul Mirocha)
Sept. 11, 2017
Many Tumamoc Hill visitors are unaware of the Tucson site's ecological and archaeological value. The UA College of Science hopes to change that with a new mobile app.
Jim Chaffins, 91, is pursuing a history degree through UA Online. (Photo: Gregg Elder)
Aug. 30, 2017
Jim Chaffins' first attempt at attaining a college degree was derailed by Navy duty, but he's back on the degree track as a history major with UA Online. With video.
Nov. 1, 2016
The annual conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education is sponsored by the UA College of Education.
Teacher Ashley Brock reviews homework with Danitza Barra, a patient at Diamond Children's.
Sept. 2, 2016
Through a partnership with the UA College of Education, a new Hospital School Program has been launched to help K-12 patients keep up with their schoolwork.
The Filmstacker development team (from left): Craig Boesewetter. Kimberly Daly (on screen), Matt Rahr, Cody Sheehy and J.D. Gibbs. (Photo courtesy of Cody Sheehy)
Aug. 19, 2016
Developed by the UA media team that produced "Beyond the Mirage," the Filmstacker system allows users to create, share and discuss online mini-documentaries.
April 27, 2016
Following the untimely death of Jeffry A. Jahn, who served as head of the Arizona Repertory Singers for 25 years, Thomas E. Lerew stepped in to serve as interim director of the organization.
April 22, 2016
With a $100,000 donation, the UA has reintroduced a vital community program.

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