The University of Arizona

The New Face of Mining: Allison Hagerman

UANews | June 4, 2013
Recent UA graduate Allison Hagerman was captain of the UA women's mine rescue team. She said she was among the 100 percent of her graduating class to walk into well-paying, stable jobs. This feature is part of a series on the role of women in the mining industry.

The New Face of Mining: Ruby Barickman

UANews | June 3, 2013
UA alumna Ruby Barickman wants to inspire other young women to consider careers and leadership in the mining industry. "The more women who get into the industry, the better," said the UA online master's student. This feature is part of a series exploring the role of women in mining.

The New Face of Mining: Bree McMaster

UANews | May 31, 2013
UA alumna Bree McMaster never thought she'd end up in mining, but she has, and now the former president of the UA chapter of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration says she can't see herself anywhere else. This feature is part of a series about the role of women in the mining industry.

First-Year Law Students Head to Summer Jobs Across U.S., Beyond

UANews | May 31, 2013
About 96 percent of this year's first-year law students secured paid or for-credit work study and volunteer positions across Arizona, the United States and even internationally. The UA recognizes the importance of getting law students real-world experience as early as possible.

UA Science Internship Pairs High School Students, Research Mentors

UANews | May 31, 2013
The UA will welcome 48 high school students from across Arizona for the annual Keep Engaging Youth in Science, or KEYS, internship program. During the seven-week immersion program, interns will train in bioscience techniques and communication skills and perform hands-on scientific laboratory research, working side-by-side with faculty and postdoctoral and graduate students in UA labs.

The New Face of Mining: Rita Riggs

UANews | May 30, 2013
UA alumna Rita Riggs is a mining operations supervisor now working in Salt Lake City. She sees ahead of her not only a life of adventure, but also many opportunities to continue educating the public about the value of mining. This story is part of a series exploring the role of women in mining.

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