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UA Engineering Introductory Course for High School Students Wins National Award

UANews | June 16, 2014
The UA College of Engineering’s introductory course for high schoolers has won national recognition for its success in getting young students fired up about engineering through hands-on learning.

Were Dinosaurs Cold-Blooded or Warm-Blooded? Neither, Study Finds

UANews | June 16, 2014
Dinosaurs were neither the lumbering, cold-blooded beasts depicted in old textbooks nor the high-strung, warm-blooded creatures of recent conjectures, but somewhere in between, according to a study that originated with UA evolutionary biologist Brian J. Enquist and UA alum John Grady.

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.

Former UA Softball National Champion Becomes Wildcat Student Nurse

UANews | June 12, 2014
As an elementary education major at the UA, Autumn Champion learned how to be an effective teacher. As a standout player on the UA softball team, she also learned about successful teamwork, winning a national championship with her team in 2006. Now, she hopes to bring both skills to her newly chosen profession: nursing. In May, Champion began her studies in the Master of Science, Entry to the Profession of Nursing program at the UA College of Nursing.

Students Get Inside View of National Security During Seminar in Washington

UANews | June 11, 2014
UA students who attended a seminar in the nation's capitol this summer got real-world insight into national security, along with some inspiration for their future careers. The weeklong program included site visits and meetings with high-profile officials in national security.