Outreach

Harmony DeFazio is director of UA Study Abroad & Student Exchange and executive director of the UA Global Mobility Lab.
Nov. 16, 2016
Harmony DeFazio, director of UA Study Abroad & Student Exchange, says study-abroad programs can take many forms, offering students the opportunity to experience their field of study in a comprehensive way.
With many of its houses built on uneven, rocky foundations, the southern Arizona city of Bisbee is a haven for kissing bugs, which pose serious public health concerns. (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
Sept. 21, 2016
Some residents of the city of Bisbee, Arizona, 90 miles southeast of Tucson, have concerns about the bugs, whose bite can trigger an allergic reaction and also transmit disease. UA researchers are working with local health officials, and here is what they have found. With UANews video.
Baboquivari Middle School students Rosalina Mendez, 13, and Brightstar Benson, 13, participate in UA biochemist John Jewett's after-school program, funded by the NSF. (Photo: Emily Litvack/Office for Research & Discovery)
July 27, 2016
With more than $2 million in new funding, Erika Eggers, John Jewett and Weigang Wang will uncover new science and technology and share it with the community.
Catherine Smith mentors high school student and KEYS intern Eugene Wang. "I think it's important for high school students to understand what kind of options are out there for research careers," said Smith, associate professor in the UA Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the College of Pharmacy and a member of BIO5. (Photo: Robert Meares/BIO5 Institute)
July 19, 2016
With the addition of the 2016 cohort, 330 interns will count themselves as alumni of KEYS, a program recognized as a vital pathway for developing science interests and skills in pre-college students.
June 30, 2016
The UA and Northern Arizona University will assess environmental exposures and develop ways to support culturally relevant and community-created policy.
June 27, 2016
The center will receive federal and state funds over the next five years to continue its mission of improving the health and wellness of rural and vulnerable populations.
A Mapping Q exhibition at the UA Museum of Art. "This session of Mapping Q has been about multiple organizations with adults and youth working together through collaborative practice to combat prejudice, raise new questions and discover ways in which art can offer alternative visions," said Chelsea Farrar. (Photo: Chelsea Farrar)
June 22, 2016
Mapping Q, an innovative community arts education program in which youth explore representations of self, includes two exhibitions and a film screening this year.
June 20, 2016
On National Pollinator Week, UA researchers are working to ensure the ecosystem's health while showing the public how to do the same. Pollinators aid 80 percent of flowering plants.
Kerri Lopez, community life director for House of Neighborly Service, visited with students in Anthropology 200 to discuss progress on their research project.
May 25, 2016
As part of a community development plan for the city, students in the Anthropology 200 course inventoried its arts and culture through short stories and interviews, creating an "asset map."

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