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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.

College Hacks: What Every New Student Should Know

If you're a new student at the UA, you probably have a lot of questions. You might be wondering about how to find your niche on campus, how to survive to sophomore year, how to find free stuff and how to avoid that infamous "freshman 15."

Blog Series: UA Student Navigates Germany, Works to Advance Research

This is the fifth and final post in a University of Arizona blog series about the University's STEM education initiatives and students conducting research abroad.

Blog Series: UA Training Preps Student for International Research

This is the fourth in a five-part University of Arizona blog series about the University's STEM education initiatives and students conducting research abroad.

Blog Series: UA Student Researches, Presents in Germany and Prague

This is the third in a five-part University of Arizona blog series about the University's STEM education initiatives and students conducting research abroad.

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.

Blog Series: Student Researcher in Sweden Studying Microbial Communities

This is the second in a five-part University of Arizona blog series about the University's STEM education initiatives and students conducting research abroad.

Blog Series: UA Students Studying, Researching Abroad

Under its strategic academic and business plan, "Never Settle," the University of Arizona has underscored its commitment to student engagement by ensuring 100 percent of students have the opportunity to be involved in some form of practical, engaged activity relevant to their future careers.

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. 

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