The University of Arizona

UA College of Education Supports K-12 STEM Education With Teacher Appreciation Week

UANews | May 5, 2014
The University of Arizona is partnering with Tucson Values Teachers to host Teacher Appreciation Week. The effort honors, celebrates and supports teachers in Southern Arizona, particularly in STEM areas.

Solution-Oriented Model of Journalism is Focus of New UA Class

UANews | May 2, 2014
The UA School of Journalism, in partnership with the Arizona Daily Star, launched a new class to train students on developing solution-oriented mobile apps. The course was established to respond to a growing demand for journalists with technical skills, while also training students to think about ways engage people on solutions on top of sharing information about community-based problems.

UA Student Teachers to Work With Children in Their Homes to Gain New Experience

UANews | May 2, 2014
Beginning this fall, candidate UA students in the College of Education's elementary program will be required to commit to at least one home engagement with their elementary students. The requirement is meant to give the future teachers a unique opportunity to learn, firsthand, about the social and cultural backgrounds of their students to help improve in-class instruction and engagement.

Top Students in STEM Earn National Fellowships

UANews | April 24, 2014
Twenty-two UA students and alumni have been selected for the National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program, which provides substantial funding over a three-year period for graduate studies in STEM areas.

From Grad School to Startup

UANews | April 22, 2014
While working toward advanced degrees, UA graduate students are also producing new knowledge, marketing products, and forming companies that address significant challenges facing our state, nation and world.

Marcia McNutt: Clean Energy Among Key Challenges for Geoscience Students

UANews | April 14, 2014
Marcia McNutt, former head of the U.S. Geological Survey and current editor-in-chief of the journal Science, spoke during the UA's EarthWeek.

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