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UA Alumna an International Business Competition Finalist

UANews | April 19, 2012
Eager to learn from international intellectual property experts, UA alumna Xenia Kachur is on her way to Boston for the finals of the Licensing Executive Society Foundation Graduate Student Business Plan Competition. She founded her Tucson-based biomedical company, Kulira Technologies, while a student at the UA.

UA Undergrad Taking Moon Research to Washington, D.C.

UANews | April 19, 2012
UA undergraduate researcher Michael Schaffner will present during Posters on the Hill in Washington, D.C. The event was developed to inform Congress of the importance to continue funding research opportunities at the nation's higher education institutions.

Law School Signs Agreement With University in India

UANews | April 17, 2012
The UA James E. Rogers College of Law, under a new agreement with the O.P. Jindal Global University in India, is launching a new dual law degree program. Under the agreement, students in India will be able to earn two degrees two years earlier than it would normally take to earn them separately.

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.