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Magic is in the Air at the UA College of Engineering

UANews | September 13, 2012
The Materials Magic Show is presented by undergraduate students doing research with Erica Corral, assistant professor of materials science and engineering. The magic show is an integral part of Corral's undergraduate research program on high-temperature materials for aerospace and energy applications.

UA Students Head to Middle East to Aid in Urban Revitalization in Oman

UANews | September 13, 2012
A dozen architecture, landscape architecture and planning students will spend two-and-a-half weeks in the Middle Eastern city of Muscat, Oman, examining urban revitalization projects for the area. The students will research and evaluate a variety of projects, which might involve everything from public transportation to urban farming to wastewater management.

Former Astronaut to Present UA Student with Scholarship

UANews | September 6, 2012
UA senior Casey Mackin is a rising star in the world of electrical and computer engineering. Mackin, a UA undergraduate researcher working to improve the efficiency and sustainability of computers, has earned the Astronaut Scholarship, a nationally competitive award.

UA Students Explore Greek Islands in New Summer Abroad Program

UANews | September 6, 2012
A dozen UA students participated in the first year of Arizona in the Aegean, a four-week intensive summer study abroad program on the Greek islands. Students had the opportunity to visit museums and historical sites and to interact with local craftspeople on the islands throughout the hands-on program.

Freshman Enrollment, Academic Preparedness Up Again in 2012-13

UANews | August 24, 2012
Once again, the UA is setting records for freshman enrollment, academic preparedness and ethnic diversity. This year's freshman class has about 7,450 students and an average GPA of 3.44, SAT of 1117 and ACT of 24. Over 39 percent of the class is of an ethnically diverse background.

Where to Find Deals on Campus

UANews | August 21, 2012
From free shows to bargain-priced meals to no-cost car repair, the UA offers a number of free and discounted goods and services for students on a budget. The University recently launched a new online coupon service to help students find even more on-campus deals.