The University of Arizona

UA Office Works With Business, Industry to Improve Employment Skills in Youth

UANews | August 9, 2013
Through grant funding from the Arizona Department of Education, the UA Department of Agricultural Education in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is partnering with industry, policy makers and educators to strengthen career and technical education for high school and community college students.

BRAVO! Program Connects UA Students With Research Opportunities Abroad

UANews | July 30, 2013
The UA's Biomedical Research Abroad: Vistas Open! program sends students to other countries to work in labs run by colleagues of UA faculty mentors. This summer, students are researching in England, Singapore, Germany, France, Japan, India and Kenya. More than 220 UA undergraduates have worked in labs representing 34 countries since the BRAVO! program began in 1992.

UA Working to Expand Student Research, Graduate Admissions

UANews | July 26, 2013
A number of programs at the UA focus on helping undergraduate students get to graduate school. Connecting those efforts is the UA's Undergraduate Research Opportunities Consortium, which involves undergraduates in University research and helps prepare them to pursue advanced degrees.

High School Students Participate in UA Institute on 'Medical Ignorance'

UANews | July 25, 2013
The UA Steele Children’s Research Center received a five-year research education grant, enabling high school students from around Arizona to participate in a summer institute to expand their general health literacy. Through the Summer Institute on Medical Ignorance program, students were also paired with a UA researcher.

Mobile App Showcases Student-Produced Science Stories

UANews | July 25, 2013
UA students have created an interactive science magazine in the form of an iPad application. The app is the first of its kind produced by the UA School of Journalism and showcases projects created by students in a science journalism course.

Summer Research Program Lets Students Work on UA's Robotic Car

UANews | July 24, 2013
A team of 10 undergraduates from various states, and even as far away as Puerto Rico, have come together at the UA to work on a car that drives itself. Participants in a 10-week College of Engineering summer program - part of the Research Experiences for Undergraduates program, funded by the National Science Foundation - the students are working with the UA's Cognitive and Autonomous Test vehicle.