STEM

July 2, 2019
Assistant professor Michael Marty is developing a program to support veteran students who are pursuing STEM degrees and bring their skills to research labs at the University of Arizona.
Soft skills such as critical thinking, communication and teamwork are in high demand by employers, making the humanities an increasingly important part of students' educations.
July 2, 2018
"There is no such thing as a starving humanist. These people are employed in all kinds of jobs in all kinds of fields," Alain-Philippe Durand says of the UA's focus on the humanities.
Maggie Lindsay is one of 10 students, from middle and high schools across Arizona, to take place in the UA's Project POEM, a National Science Foundation-funded program designed to motivate teens toward careers in STEM. (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
June 13, 2018
Visually impaired teens attended the Sky School on Mount Lemmon as part of the UA's Project POEM, a National Science Foundation initiative aimed at motivating students with visual impairments toward STEM careers. It's a special cause for principal investigator Sunggye Hong. With UANews video.
Members of the Terrestrial Exploration project work on their aerial photography vehicle, which blends the vertical takeoff capabilities of a drone with the smooth sailing and endurance of a plane.
April 24, 2018
Nearly 600 engineering students will display a search and rescue drone, a device to monitor swelling and more than 100 other projects with the potential to save lives, time and money.
Julianna Renzi will use the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship to continue her graduate studies focusing on how humans impact the ecology of marine ecosystems, with a particular focus on coral reefs and salt marshes.
April 20, 2018
Nearly two dozen UA-affiliated students have been awarded the fellowship, which recruits high-potential, early career scientists and engineers and supports their graduate research.
(Photo courtesy of Drone Racing League)
March 22, 2018
A full day of activities at Biosphere 2 will conclude with a DRL event, scheduled to be televised internationally in the fall on ESPN and other sports networks.
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.
The UA chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers has been recognized nationally.
Aug. 23, 2017
Thanks to an NSF grant, thought leaders will be invited to campus in November to examine the critical challenges and opportunities regarding undergraduate STEM education.
At KEYS, Eric Oum worked in the lab of Dr. Anita Koshy studying the effects of aging on the immune response to Toxoplasma gondii infection. Here, he presents his research poster at the KEYS Showcase.
July 31, 2017
Nothing compares to the hands-on lab experience, say the high school students in the seven-week summer program, a premier pathway for developing STEM skills.

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