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February 2024

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Congressional Western Caucus Tours San Xavier Underground Mining Laboratory

Rep. Juan Ciscomani of Arizona hosted fellow caucus members and congressional staff to showcase the University of Arizona's excellence in the areas of mining and critical minerals.
A woman in a blue scarf, Jennifer Barton, holds a sign that reads Photonics West 2024.

BME's Jennifer Barton Embarks on Tenure as President of SPIE

The International Society for Optics and Photonics recognizes the University of Arizona’s Jennifer Barton as a leader in optical imaging and biomedical research.

150 National Leaders Gather at UA to Map the Future of Semiconductors

Now is the time to ensure a strong, well-coordinated domestic industry, say FuseNano 2024 conference attendees.
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Engineering and Supporters Kick Off Fuel Wonder Campaign

Alumni and friends are helping the college lead the way in education and innovative problem-solving.
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Cathedral Termite Mounds Inspire UA Engineering Lunar Structures

Associate professor Jekan Thanga and a team of student researchers are developing smart, robot-built sandbag shelters for NASA astronauts on the moon.
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UA Agreement With NAU Furthers Plans for Boosting Arizona's Semiconductor Industry

The universities and industry partners are collaborating on research and education to strengthen the state’s workforce and production capabilities.