The New Face of Mining: Women Carving Out a Place in Surging Industry
For years, women have been making a place for themselves in an industry where their exclusion is as old as the profession itself - but where their inclusion today is critical to meeting a shortage of skilled workers. The UA is helping to fill the mining industry pipeline, and this includes educating and guiding female engineers. This is the first story in a series about women in mining.
UA Orientation Primes Wildcats for Life
At the UA, New Student Orientation has gradually evolved from a simple, functional event to one full of interactive and engaging activities designed to introduce students to Wildcat life. Orientation today involves a continuation of contact and an experience that, in many cases, begins during a student's high school years. New Student Orientation is under way on the UA campus.
Italy-Bound Students to Learn Cooking the Mediterranean Way
Several UA students are headed to Verona, Italy to study the Mediterranean diet and its health benefits through the University's new Mediterranean Diet and Health study abroad program. While in Verona, they will visit an olive oil processing plant, a cheese factory and a pasta factory and will practice cooking with the pros as they learn about the diet's role in disease prevention.
Three UA Students Named Tillman Military Scholars
In advance of Memorial Day, the Pat Tillman Foundation has named its new class of Tillman Military Scholars. The program helps servicemembers earn higher education degrees. Of the 60 students across the nation to receive the honor, three are UA students: Felisa (Hervey) Dyrud, Adam Ratesic and Jose Cervantes. All three recipients served in the U.S. Air Force.
UA Students Earn 2013 Udall Foundation Awards
Competing with hundreds of students across the nation, four UA students have earned Udall Foundation awards. Undergraduates Leah Edwards and Carol Seanez were named named Udall Fellows, and Cara V. Wallace and Thomas E. Jones, both graduate students, were named Native American Congressional Interns.