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UA Students Design, Test NASA Mars Camera

UANews | April 16, 2012
A team of UA engineering seniors is on a two-week simulated mission to Mars to test a camera it is designing for NASA. The students' senior project, part of the UA College of Engineering senior capstone program, is to develop a NASA-sponsored remote imaging system acquisition, or RISA.

For UA Astronomy Students, the Sky is Not the Limit

UANews | April 12, 2012
UA astronomy students Kevin Hardegree-Ullman and Jake Turner designed, proposed, conducted and presented research on two recently discovered planets outside of our solar system while they were still undergraduates. They used the 61-inch Kuiper Telescope on Mount Lemmon to do their observing.

Campus Poetry Center Utilizes Blend of Humanities

UANews | April 11, 2012
Emphasizing the importance of poetry, art and literature, the UA Poetry Center serves as a home for unlimited creative expression. Students and community members can utilize the non-lending library center, which contains works from artists, poets and authors of varied backgrounds and genres.

Student Groups Holding Forum on Vets Health

UANews | April 11, 2012
The UA's Med Vets and Law School Vets are co-hosting an April 12 forum to raise awareness and action around the particular issues that returning war veterans face. Dr. Richard Carmona, the 17th Surgeon General of the U.S., is scheduled to speak at the forum, which is free and open to the public.

UA Law Student Tapped for Professional Ethics Fellowship

UANews | April 10, 2012
UA JD/MBA student Raphael Avraham was selected to participate in a fellowship designed to teach students about inequities and abuses of the past as they confront ethical challenges of their profession.

Spring Fling: Food, Music and Carnival Fun

UANews | April 10, 2012
Spring Fling kicks off on campus April 11 in front of Old Main, then officially opens at Rillito Downs on April 12, offering carnival games, rides and food through the weekend to benefit community service projects supported by UA student clubs.