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September 2017

Baja racing vehicle

Engineering Clubs Build Practical Knowledge and Firm Friendships

Touring with teammates to enter engineering projects in national competitions provides lessons and experiences that no classroom can.
Diverse group of freshmen

UA Engineering Welcomes Accomplished and Eclectic New Class

New UA College of Engineering students include a mother and daughter, five Flinn Scholars and a tech blogger.
Solar-powered desalination bus

UA Engineers Create Desalination Bus for Navajo Nation

With a solar-powered water-purification system and lab on wheels, University of Arizona researchers extend infrastructure to a community and supply educational opportunities for its students.
How to cross the road safely

Walking Safe and Smart

Assistive technology lets pedestrians communicate with traffic signals and cars using smartphones in connected-vehicle environments.
UA booth at AZBio 2016

UA to Take Home Sizable Share of 2017 AZBio Awards

In October, the Arizona Bioindustry Association will honor industry leaders from across Arizona. Many of those to be honored have deep connections to the UA and have brought UA ideas and inventions to the marketplace.
Blocking absorption of oxybenzone by skin

UA-Invented Sunscreen Licensed to Leading Aloe Vera Supplier

Professor Douglas Loy and graduate student Stephanie Tolbert develop their research and bring it to the world through commercialization.