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Civil & Architectural Engineering & Mechanics

This section of the college news site gathers stories that feature the faculty, students, staff and programs of the UA Department of Civil & Architectural Engineering and Mechanics. For detailed information about all other aspects of CAEM, please visit the department website.

Civil & Architectural Engineering & Mechanics News

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12 Things that Will Surprise You About Being an Engineering Major

Engineers apply their knowledge of hands-on work and scientific principles to a wide range of areas to solve big problems. Many of them choose the field because they love doing challenging, hands-on work, but what are some aspects they find most surprising? Current Wildcats and recent graduates share the most unexpected parts of their engineering...
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College Celebrates Spring 2022 Outstanding Seniors and Graduate Teaching Assistants

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