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Woman’s Poems Reveal Perspective as Veteran, Civilian

My poems are drawn from my unique experience as a woman combat veteran and also someone who has lived in Afghanistan as a civilian.

Photo credit: Eric Hervey

Doctoral Candidate Produces Cover Image for Journal

A stunning image of green fluorescent protein-expressing cancer cells intertwined with red blood vessels, containing a fluorescent dye, has brought the work of a fifth-year UA doctoral candidate into sharp focus.

New Start Gives Incoming Students a Strong Beginning

Hundreds of University of Arizona students begin their fall semester already better prepared thanks to the New Start program, now in its 45th year.

Nearly 14,000 students have been involved in the six-week summer bridge program, now in its 45th year. The program is designed to help incoming freshmen succeed in the transition from high school to college, offering them academic classes, college success workshops, tutoring and peer mentoring.

Top 10 Tips for Maintaining Proper Nutrition for College First-Timers

We know that the better you eat, the better you think. That's what a growing body of research tells us.

Research also tells us that brain development does not stop when we are in our teenage years, but continues through the 20s. For most college students, these are very crucial points to note, indicating that proper nutrition – along with numerous other healthy lifestyle choices – are important to brain function and, ultimately, learning.

The Story of Old Main's Original Architect

When Becky Baumert learned about the project to restore Old Main, she reached out to Corky Poster, the architect. She had a story to tell him about another architect: her great-grandfather, who designed the original building more than a century ago. 

100% Student Engagement Series: Photographing the Everyday Lives of Cambodians

The University of Arizona is committed to ensuring that every student integrates and applies learning via internships, jobs, research and other opportunities relevant to the real world. This is the first in a five-part UANews series detailing learning-related experiences that UA students have completed.

100% Student Engagement Series: Interning in TV in D.C.

The University of Arizona is committed to ensuring that every student integrates and applies learning via internships, jobs, research and other opportunities relevant to the real world. This is the second in a five-part UANews series detailing industry-related experiences UA students have completed.

Arizona Students Trained For Careers in Cybersecurity

Dozens of high school students and their teachers attended a UA camp at the Biosphere 2 to learn about the field of cybersecurity.

Photo Essay: UA Journalism Student Shares Experience Covering Politics in D.C.

I was in the White House for about 20 minutes before the magnitude of where I was really sunk in. That was roughly the difference in time between me walking through the door and U.S. President Barack Obama entering the room I was in with other reporters. 

Photo Essay: UA Training the Next Generation of STEM Specialists

This summer, 45 high school students from Tucson, Tuba City, Scottsdale, Phoenix and Nogales took part in an innovative University of Arizona program called KEYS – Keep Engaging Youth in Science. During the seven-week immersion program, the students served as interns alongside faculty members, postdoctoral students and graduate students in various UA laboratories.

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