NASA has invited the UA Microgravity Research Team to perform experiments in weightlessness aboard the G-Force One. The undergraduate researchers are at the Johnson Space Center this week, studying how polymers made in space could be used for spacecraft repair on long missions.
As part of visits this year to Arizona communities that the UA serves through its land-grant mission, UA President Ann Weaver Hart visited and toured the border community of Nogales. While there, Hart affirmed the UA's commitment to collaborating with and serving rural and border communities.
Sarsawati Chhetri barely spoke English when she arrived in the U.S. at the age of 13. Today she's working toward her undergraduate degree and credits UA programs such as Arizona Assurance, New Start and Arizona Mentors for her success.
A new course is teaching UA medical students how to save lives in the wilderness. Through outdoor simulations, the Wilderness Medicine and Advanced Wilderness Life Support class teaches students how to apply their medical expertise with limited resources.