The University of Arizona

Two UA Students Named Beckman Scholars

UANews | May 12, 2014
UA undergraduate researchers Shaina Hasan and Carl Buchholz have been named Beckman Scholars, an honor given to students with exceptional promise as future leaders in science and medicine. The Beckman Foundation chose to give the funding to students at the UA because of its record of success in supporting undergraduate researchers.

UA Celebrates 100 Years of Community Partnership Through Cooperative Extension

UANews | May 12, 2014
Arizona Cooperative Extension's century of service was celebrated during an event that included a special message sent by the governor. Last year, the program engaged about 20,000 volunteers and nearly 200,000 youth across Arizona.

UA Student Filmmakers Show Their Work Before They're Famous

UANews | May 9, 2014
For those who would like to go on to become professional filmmakers, the student film is an important project for training and professional development. This month, students in the School of Theatre, Film and Television will screen their films, which were produced as part of a fiction production class.

Arizona 4-H Wins National Science Experiment Competition With 'Rockets to the Rescue'

UANews | May 7, 2014
Arizona 4-H, a program of UA Cooperative Extension, won the project design competition for the 4-H National Youth Science Day with its aerospace engineering experiment "Rockets to the Rescue."

Student Engineering Design Teams Give Glimpse of the Future

UANews | May 7, 2014
More than 350 undergraduate engineering students presented their innovations at the 2014 UA College of Engineering Design Day. The projects, which were sponsored by national and local industries and have the potential of becoming commercial products, provide the students with real-world experience and job opportunities.

UA College of Education Supports K-12 STEM Education With Teacher Appreciation Week

UANews | May 5, 2014
The University of Arizona is partnering with Tucson Values Teachers to host Teacher Appreciation Week. The effort honors, celebrates and supports teachers in Southern Arizona, particularly in STEM areas.