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.
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 Alumna: 'Passion' Found Studying Abroad
Spending a year studying and volunteering in Guatemala, Chelsea Halstead discovered an important aspect of her college experience: passion. Halstead returned to the UA engaged, focused and full of ideas. She graduated with honors in 2012, began working as a research assistant and now is headed to Berlin as part of the Humanity in Action Fellowship.
Student EMTs Give Rapid Response to Campus Emergencies
Whether it's a bicycle collision or difficulty breathing, the UA community can count on quick help from students trained and certified as EMTs. The UA Student Emergency Medical Services group has been operational for three semesters and provides assistance in medical emergencies. Its leaders emphasize thorough training and certification.