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April 2018

Bonnie Hurwitz, George Watts and Candice Clark-Mason.

UA Researcher Uses ‘Shotgun Sequencing’ to Study How Microorganisms Control Our Lives

Bonnie Hurwitz’s genome sequencing research aims to help doctors offer more personalized treatment plans more quickly.
Talita Duarte

Blasting Through Barriers: Talita Duarte

Brazilian grad student forges a path back to the United States after studying abroad at the UA. Fifth article in series about diversity and inclusivity in mining engineering at the University of Arizona.
equipment check

Catching Clouds and Checking Climate Change

Atmospheric particle researcher Armin Sorooshian selected as 2018 College of Engineering da Vinci fellow.
Terrestrial Exploration project

Rescue Drones, Rocket Science and Aerial Photography: A Special Preview of Engineering Design Day 2018

On April 30, nearly 600 senior engineering students will display a search and rescue drone, a device to protect people from the aftereffects of snakebites and more than 100 other projects with the potential to save lives, time and money.
NSF Graduate Fellowships

Students Earn NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Nearly two dozen UA-affiliated students have been awarded the fellowship, which recruits high-potential, early career scientists and engineers and supports their graduate research training in STEM fields.
Miguel Pugmire

Blasting Through Barriers: Miguel Pugmire

Standout senior from a small mining town in the Atacama Desert on course to collect three bachelor’s degrees. Fourth article in series about diversity and inclusivity in mining engineering at the University of Arizona.

Outstanding UA Engineering Seniors Awarded for Dedication to Service and Society

These seniors have gone beyond academic excellence -- they’re dedicated volunteers, aspiring diplomats and exceptional researchers.
3-Minute Thesis Competition

UA Engineering Graduate Student Wins Big in Vegas at Thesis Competition

Biomedical engineer cashes in his “lung-on-a-chip” presentation.

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