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Mari Tuji, with purple headscarf, and her neighbors collect water from one of 10 water-dispensing stations in Kelecho Gerbi, Ethiopia, built by Water1st and a local organization. (Photo courtesy of Water1st International)

UA Alumna Lifts Burden for Communities Lacking Clean Water

University of Arizona civil engineering alumna Marla Smith-Nilson is delivering clean water and expanding opportunities in impoverished countries around the world.
Engineering alumna Claire Tomkins explains to the audience at the Engineers Breakfast why we need an engineer in the White House.

UA Engineering Homecoming 2016 Highlights the Profession's Humanity

The UA Engineering annual homecoming breakfast made a strong case for the belief that society's ills will persist unless those with skills in technology and critical thinking, not to mention compassion, are given room to flourish in the...
Ivan B. Djordjevic

Optical Society Elects ECE Professor as Fellow

Ivan B. Djordjevic, a University of Arizona electrical, computer and optical engineer developing uncrackable communication links, joins elite optics group.

Sun-Fueled Synergy on Display

From mathematical calculations to design modifications and intense collaboration, the Solar Oven Throw Down gives University of Arizona freshmen a taste of what it takes to be an engineer.

UA Engineer Comes Full Circle as Fellow of Elite Physics Group

The American Physical Society has named Richard Ziolkowski -- a physics-trained professor of electrical engineering who researches and develops antennas for medical implants, space communications and more -- a fellow.

Two Water Experts in the UA College of Engineering Named IWA Fellows

Jim Field and Shane Snyder, UA professors of chemical and environmental engineering, are honored for their research and leadership in global water sustainability.

UA Researcher Gets Grant for Ovarian Cancer Screening Device

The cancer is one of the deadliest forms today, primarily because there are currently no effective or widely used tests to detect it at its earliest stages when most treatable.

UA Professor and Alumna Earn State and National Honors for Promoting Diversity in STEM

University of Arizona materials science and engineering associate professor Erica Corral and Honeywell engineer and alumna Marla Peterson are helping more women and Hispanics excel in STEM.