After 5,289-Mile Journey, Dancer Returns to UA

University of Arizona dancer Danielle Sheather recently returned from a 30-day trip abroad, where she studied and performed in Paris.

Sheather writes that it took three plane rides and a 5,289-mile journey from Heathrow to return to Tucson for the fall. Having spend the summer in Europe, where she was involved in intensive training and performance, while also making time for touring, Sheather is now completing her final year of graduate school as an Master of Fine Arts candidate.

UA Students Take Aim on Top Careers in STEM

Experts in science, technology, engineering and mathematics — the STEM fields — are becoming increasingly valuable in today's workforce, bringing a range of skills needed to drive innovation in different disciplines.

According to a Kelly Services report based on government data, the top five STEM careers, based on projected growth through 2020, are: biomedical engineering, medical science (excluding epidemiology), software development, biochemistry/biophysics and database administration.