The University of Arizona

Students Head to Mexico-Guatemala Border to Study Migration

UANews | May 9, 2012
For nine days in May, a team of UA graduate students from the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and the College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture School of Landscape Architecture and Planning will study the effects of migration on health in the border communities of Chiapas, Mexico and San Marcos, Guatemala.

UA Students Sweep Prestigious National Awards

UANews | May 8, 2012
Dozens of UA students have earned fellowships and awards from the National Science Foundation and Philanthropic Educational Organization. The award recipients represent UA programs that include anthropology, astronomy, geosciences, optical science and planetary sciences.

Study: Texting Increases Turnout to Campus Blood Drive

UANews | May 8, 2012
As part of a class, UA students designed and carried out an experiment to see if sending text message or email reminders to blood-drive volunteers would improve turnout. The reminders increased donor turnout by 11 percent.

A Rare Feat: UA Grad Earns Three Distinct Degrees

UANews | May 8, 2012
When Brandon McBrien graduates this week, he will have accomplished something only seven other known UA students have managed in the institution's history. He has earned three separate University degrees concurrently.

Student Achievement a Highlight of Commencement

UANews | May 7, 2012
UA students Aeen Asghar, Alice Cai, Ella Starobinska, Jovan Ruvalcaba, Hanna Renee Henson and Aubri Carman will be honored for their outstanding achievements during the undergraduate Spring Commencement ceremony on May 12.

Grant Funds STEM Program for American Indian, Hispanic Youth

UANews | May 4, 2012
Over the next three years, the UA Southwest Institute for Research on Women and its partners will involve 60 American Indian and Hispanic students in a program incorporating mentoring and informal scientific exploration.