The University of Arizona

UA Project Trains Native American High School Students to Build Aquaponic Systems

UANews | August 18, 2014
An idea proposed by a high school student has blossomed into a partnership that trains Native American teens to build and manage aquaponic systems so they can grow indigenous plants in their communities.

The UA Named a Top College by The Princeton Review

UANews | August 4, 2014
The Princeton Review has named the UA one of the best higher education institutions in the nation for undergraduate education. In its annual college guide, "The Best 379 Colleges: 2015 Edition," the UA is recognized for its academic and career support for students, as well as its sustainability initiatives and financial aid offerings.

UA Engineering Student Holding Her Own in Multiple Mining Internships

UANews | July 30, 2014
Danielle Taran’s internships have zigzagged her across Texas and stepped her through the life of a mine – from digging coal to reclaiming land. The first-generation college student played at Carnegie Hall in high school and is now holding her own in a field where men have dominated for centuries.

Support for UA Native American Grad Students Gets Boost With $2.4M Grant

UANews | July 23, 2014
The UA and three other higher education institutions have united to increase the number of American Indian and Alaska Native students in the STEM fields. The collaboration has just received a $2.4 million grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for the program, which was founded at the UA.

UA-Neighborhood Partnership Makes a Garden Grow

UANews | July 15, 2014
The Rincon Heights Community Garden, born out of a partnership between the UA and a neighborhood association, gives residents a place to grow organic fruits and vegetables while giving UA students a place to learn about nutrition, native ecology and landscape design.

UA Training Medical Students to Serve Patients in Rural Communities

UANews | July 15, 2014
Several UA College of Medicine students are spending the summer serving rural communities, where there's a desperate need for medical specialists.

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