The University of Arizona

UA Student Teachers to Work With Children in Their Homes to Gain New Experience

UANews | May 2, 2014
Beginning this fall, candidate UA students in the College of Education's elementary program will be required to commit to at least one home engagement with their elementary students. The requirement is meant to give the future teachers a unique opportunity to learn, firsthand, about the social and cultural backgrounds of their students to help improve in-class instruction and engagement.

Top Students in STEM Earn National Fellowships

UANews | April 24, 2014
Twenty-two UA students and alumni have been selected for the National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program, which provides substantial funding over a three-year period for graduate studies in STEM areas.

From Grad School to Startup

UANews | April 22, 2014
While working toward advanced degrees, UA graduate students are also producing new knowledge, marketing products, and forming companies that address significant challenges facing our state, nation and world.

Marcia McNutt: Clean Energy Among Key Challenges for Geoscience Students

UANews | April 14, 2014
Marcia McNutt, former head of the U.S. Geological Survey and current editor-in-chief of the journal Science, spoke during the UA's EarthWeek.

UA Student Wins Cash and Prizes on 'Wheel of Fortune'

UANews | April 10, 2014
UA senior Steven Palmer, who grew up watching “Wheel of Fortune,” recently earned a spot as a contestant on the popular game show. Palmer, who appeared on the show this week, took home $11,283 in cash and prizes, which included a trip for two to Hawaii.

VETS Center Expands to Arizona Health Sciences Center

UANews | April 7, 2014
The UA will open its new VETS Center April 10. The center aims to provide veteran students with the guidance they need to pursue degrees and careers in the health sciences.