The University of Arizona

35 Wildcats Earn NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

UANews | June 6, 2013
The NSF annually awards 2,000 Graduate Research Fellowships to students across the nation. This year, 35 of those awards were granted to students who either currently attend or have attended the UA as an undergraduate or graduate student. Said Andrew Carnie, interim dean of the UA Graduate College: "We are tremendously proud of these students."

UA Classical Guitar Program Among World’s Best

UANews | June 4, 2013
The UA's classical guitar program is believed by many to be the top program of its kind in the country - and among the best in the world. Many students have found music, a home and a future in the UA's Bolton Guitar Program headed by professor R. Thomas Patterson.

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.

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: 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.