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UA's Impey Given $1M Grant to Improve Science Education for Undergrads

UANews | June 30, 2014
University of Arizona astronomy professor Chris Impey, a pioneer in the use of instructional technology to teach science, is the first astronomer to be named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor.

UA Joins the 'Movement of Making'

UANews | June 18, 2014
Higher education institutions across the country are supporting the "movement of making," which encourages people to create, build and innovate. A letter signed by more than 150 institutions was presented to President Barack Obama at the first-ever White House Maker Faire on Wednesday.

Nursing a Family Affair for Sisters Pursuing UA Degrees

UANews | June 16, 2014
An age difference of 2 1/2 years is one of the few things that separate sisters Kim and Jill Krmpotic. They live together, work as registered nurses at the same Phoenix hospital and are both pursuing Doctor of Nursing Practice degrees online through the UA College of Nursing.

UA Engineering Introductory Course for High School Students Wins National Award

UANews | June 16, 2014
The UA College of Engineering’s introductory course for high schoolers has won national recognition for its success in getting young students fired up about engineering through hands-on learning.

Were Dinosaurs Cold-Blooded or Warm-Blooded? Neither, Study Finds

UANews | June 16, 2014
Dinosaurs were neither the lumbering, cold-blooded beasts depicted in old textbooks nor the high-strung, warm-blooded creatures of recent conjectures, but somewhere in between, according to a study that originated with UA evolutionary biologist Brian J. Enquist and UA alum John Grady.

Using Engineering to Help an Otter Tweet

UANews | June 16, 2014
With teachers, professional engineers and college faculty to mentor them, high school students enrolled in the College of Engineering's introductory engineering course have created projects that are helping members of the community.

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