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Three UA Students Among Goldwater Scholars

UANews | May 19, 2015
Undergraduate researchers Alison Comrie, Travis Sawyer and Jeannie Wilkening have been selected as national Goldwater Scholars for their study in STEM-related fields.

Video Highlights UA-Led Research on Human Evolution, Climate

UANews | May 13, 2015
The 14-minute "A Human Climate" tracks scientists as they investigate the climate that prevailed when key hominin fossils such as Lucy and Turkana Boy were alive.

The Future Is Now at Engineering Design Day

UANews | May 6, 2015
An engineer with Tucson Electric Power calls it "the most exciting event I attend all year." Interdisciplinary collaboration and enthusiastic corporate support are hallmarks of the UA's annual competition.

Creating New Ambassadors for Science

UANews | May 6, 2015
Ed Prather, a UA associate professor, has developed a unique approach to elevate interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics among non-STEM majors.

UA Student to Help Rebuild in Nepal

UANews | May 4, 2015
Doctoral student Uline Shakya has gone home to put her engineering skills to use via an internship with BuildChange, a nonprofit organization that has built and retrofitted structures in Haiti and other seismic hotspots.

Low-Allergen Soybean Could Have High Impact

UANews | May 1, 2015
UA scientists have helped create a new variety of low-allergenic soybean, and the crop could have a major effect on the production of things like baby formula.

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