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August 2018

Jeff Goldberg hands plaque to Roman Macaya

Costa Rican Science Diplomat Honored at UA Reception

National academy leaders, ambassadors, politicians and U.S. state department representatives recognize science diplomacy work of Roman Macaya and University of Arizona.
Cameron McHugh competes in the pool

Class of 2018: Where Are They Now?

The newest additions to the UA Engineering alumni family share updates on where their education has led them.
Jeannie Wilkening and Travis Sawyer in Cambridge

Churchill Scholars Collect Their MPhil Diplomas

Engineering alumni return to Cambridge University to receive their master's degrees.

Bugs and Biomes

This badass science mom took a DNA sample to cure her daughter's ear infection.
Caterpillar graduating class

Caterpillar Employees Visit Mines and Expand Minds In UA Program

A second cohort graduates from UA and Caterpillar’s Mining 360 Program, after a year of online classes, visits to mines all over the country and a summer capstone project.
self-driving car

UA Students on the Road to Safer Self-Driving Cars

Students from across the U.S. are putting their skills to the test as they remotely drive the University of Arizona's Cognitive and Autonomous Test, or CAT, vehicle.
greenhouse interior

NASA Awards UbiQD Contract to Develop Greenhouse Films for Space Missions

Phase I STTR will fund a collaboration with the University of Arizona Controlled Environment Agriculture Center to develop and test quantum dot materials for maximizing crop yields on the moon, Mars or other long-term space missions.
robot weeder

Research Looks at Automating Weed Killing Function

A research team at the University of Arizona has developed a precision spray assembly capable of delivering herbicides at the centimeter level of accuracy with minimal off-target spray at travel speeds of 2 miles per hour.

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