The University of Arizona

From Grad School to Startup

UANews | April 22, 2014
While working toward advanced degrees, UA graduate students also are producing new knowledge and new products and forming companies that address significant challenges facing our state, nation and world. Here we feature past UA student entrepreneurs and innovators who have gone on to have success with startup companies after earning UA graduate degrees.

Marcia McNutt: Clean Energy Among Key Challenges for Geoscience Students

UANews | April 14, 2014
Marcia McNutt, former head of the U.S. Geological Survey and current editor-in-chief of the journal Science, spoke during the UA's EarthWeek.

UA Student Wins Cash and Prizes on 'Wheel of Fortune'

UANews | April 10, 2014
UA senior Steven Palmer, who grew up watching “Wheel of Fortune,” recently earned a spot as a contestant on the popular game show. Palmer, who appeared on the show this week, took home $11,283 in cash and prizes, which included a trip for two to Hawaii.

VETS Center Expands to Arizona Health Sciences Center

UANews | April 7, 2014
The UA will open its new VETS Center April 10. The center aims to provide veteran students with the guidance they need to pursue degrees and careers in the health sciences.

Two UA Professors Appointed Regents' Professors

UANews | April 3, 2014
UA professors Mary C. Stiner and Jonathan T. Overpeck have been appointed as Regents' Professors, an honor reserved for faculty members whose exceptional achievements merit national and international distinction.

A PhD Less Ordinary

UANews | April 2, 2014
UA graduate programs are advancing medical technologies and enhancing the research enterprise through programs that marry advanced science training with the skills needed for today's workforce while also connecting faculty and students in different disciplines to tackle modern challenges.

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