The University of Arizona

Support for UA Native American Grad Students Gets Boost With $2.4M Grant

UANews | July 23, 2014
The UA and three other higher education institutions have united to increase the number of American Indian and Alaska Native students in the STEM fields. The collaboration has just received a $2.4 million grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for the program, which was founded at the UA.

UA-Neighborhood Partnership Makes a Garden Grow

UANews | July 15, 2014
The Rincon Heights Community Garden, born out of a partnership between the UA and a neighborhood association, gives residents a place to grow organic fruits and vegetables while giving UA students a place to learn about nutrition, native ecology and landscape design.

UA Training Medical Students to Serve Patients in Rural Communities

UANews | July 15, 2014
Several UA College of Medicine students are spending the summer serving rural communities, where there's a desperate need for medical specialists.

College Guide Lists UA Among Schools With Strongest Support for Students With Learning Disabilities

UANews | July 14, 2014
The Fiske Guide to Colleges has again named the University of Arizona among the best in the nation in support of students with learning disabilities.

Not Your Typical 'Flat and Black' Freeway

UANews | July 7, 2014
As part of a research project in the UA College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture, students developed sustainable infrastructure designs for key cities along the proposed Interstate 11, including features like solar panels and water harvesting.

UA's Impey Given $1M Grant to Improve Science Education for Undergrads

UANews | June 30, 2014
University of Arizona astronomy professor Chris Impey, a pioneer in the use of instructional technology to teach science, is the first astronomer to be named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor.

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