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From a Bhutanese Refugee Camp to the UA

UANews | May 28, 2014
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.

New Wilderness Medicine Class Hones Patient Care Skills in Rugged Conditions

UANews | May 27, 2014
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.

UA Marketing Students Win National AT&T Competition

UANews | May 22, 2014
Students in an Eller College of Management designed an employment recruitment campaign for AT&T that not only won a national competition, but piqued the interest of AT&T executives.

Four UA Students Picked for Pat Tillman Foundation Scholarships

UANews | May 21, 2014
Four UA graduate students have been named Tillman Military Scholars in recognition of their years of service and academic and leadership potential. The program provides financial support for veterans seeking undergraduate and graduate degrees.

New Class Teaches Students to Engage in the Democratic Process

UANews | May 21, 2014
Suzanne Dovi, associate professor in the School of Government and Public Policy, created a new course that teaches students how to actively engage in the democratic process. About 20 students have completed the course and already are putting what they learned to work.

UA Students Gain Real-World Experience Through Legislative Internships

UANews | May 16, 2014
UA students spent last semester working in government offices in Phoenix and Washington, D.C. Among other things, the legislative interns met with constituent groups, wrote speeches, attended committee meetings and hearings, conducted research, summarized bills and attended meetings with legislators and others.