Thirty-six exceptional Arizona high school students will gain hands-on experience in scientific research this summer during the sixth annual Keep Engaging Youth in Science Internship Program at the UA. The program will run May 29 through July 13.
Recent and soon-to-be graduates from the UA, ASU and NAU will gather June 5 for a first-of-its-kind career mixer on the UA College of Medicine-Phoenix campus. The event aims to connect Arizona employers with graduates of the state's three public universities.
UA graduate students in the College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture are working on a proposal to bring water to the Santa Cruz and other areas in downtown Tucson and to revitalize the area and inspire city planners with new ideas.
Seven of the top 15 high schools in Arizona ranked by U.S. News & World Report offer ENGR 102 HS, the engineering introduction course from the UA College of Engineering. For fall 2012, 25 Arizona high schools are scheduled to offer the course in cities ranging from Yuma to Phoenix.
They come from San Tan Valley, Athem, Ariz. and many cities in between. With the start of the UA's summer pre-session, the first crop of University students began classes at a new site, the Chandler Community Center.
The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, a club at the UA committed to community outreach and recruitment, has been recognized with Raytheon's Eagle Award. The award pays tribute to the armed forces for the club's dedication to core values including discipline and courage.