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October 2018

Experts From Abroad Named to UA's First International Scholar Academy

Eighteen elite researchers, professionals and instructors from around the world who are doing work at the UA have been chosen for the first International Scholar Academy.
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Could Wearable Technology Help Patients Monitor Blood Pressure?

A lab simulation model of an artificial artery in the Slepian Lab at the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center demonstrates “pulse wave velocity” is a feasible measurement for monitoring blood pressure.
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Increasing CD and Microchip Storage Capacity 100-Fold

Research by Pierre Lucas could lead to computer memories that work more like human memories.
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The Key to Healthy Humans, Safe Spacecraft and Prospering Plants

University of Arizona professor Wolfgang Fink is recognized as fellow by Prognostics and Health Management Society.

Helping Minority Students Overcome Barriers to Graduate Education

A $1.075 million grant from the National Science Foundation allows the UA to continue helping underrepresented students through the Bridge to the Doctorate Program.

Engineering Freshmen Bear Down at the Solar Oven Throw Down

Future engineers and biscuit dough were both on the rise at this annual College of Engineering event.
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Major Monday: Hannah Whetzel

When Hannah Whetzel isn't at the track running 5Ks, she is in the lab studying mechanical engineering.
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ECE Alumna Wins AISES Technical Excellence Award

Nedlaya Francisco is named a professional of the year by the American Indian Science and Engineering Society.

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