The University of Arizona

College Guide Lists UA Among Schools With Strongest Support for Students With Learning Disabilities

UANews | July 14, 2014
The Fiske Guide to Colleges has again named the University of Arizona among the best in the nation in support of students with learning disabilities.

Not Your Typical 'Flat and Black' Freeway

UANews | July 7, 2014
As part of a research project in the UA College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture, students developed sustainable infrastructure designs for key cities along the proposed Interstate 11, including features like solar panels and water harvesting.

UA's Impey Given $1M Grant to Improve Science Education for Undergrads

UANews | June 30, 2014
University of Arizona astronomy professor Chris Impey, a pioneer in the use of instructional technology to teach science, is the first astronomer to be named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor.

UA Joins the 'Movement of Making'

UANews | June 18, 2014
Higher education institutions across the country are supporting the "movement of making," which encourages people to create, build and innovate. A letter signed by more than 150 institutions was presented to President Barack Obama at the first-ever White House Maker Faire on Wednesday.

Using Engineering to Help an Otter Tweet

UANews | June 16, 2014
With teachers, professional engineers and college faculty to mentor them, high school students enrolled in the College of Engineering's introductory engineering course have created projects that are helping members of the community.

Nursing a Family Affair for Sisters Pursuing UA Degrees

UANews | June 16, 2014
An age difference of 2 1/2 years is one of the few things that separate sisters Kim and Jill Krmpotic. They live together, work as registered nurses at the same Phoenix hospital and are both pursuing Doctor of Nursing Practice degrees online through the UA College of Nursing.

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