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March 2024

A black metal capsule the size of a doghouse rests on the desert ground

UA’s Alfie Norville Gem & Mineral Museum Displays a Piece of the Asteroid Bennu

The asteroid, collected during the OSIRIS-REx mission, includes the building blocks of life and some surprising elements.
A man in a gray suit gives a speech to an audience of around 150 people.

College Supporters Pay it Forward at the 2024 Scholarship Reception

The college honored undergraduate and graduate students for their exceptional accomplishments and thanked those who supported them.
Six people pose outdoors at a construction site in hard hats

National Construction Organization Celebrates CAEM Professor of Practice

Dean Papajohn is lauded for connecting students with industry, providing them with insightful real-world experience and offering exceptional mentorship.
A group of 11 stands around a table holding award medallions

2024 Patent Luncheon Marks a Year of Engineering Breakthroughs

Inventive faculty strengthen the economy and attract national recognition.
Jessica Wittner examines an airplane

AME Alum and Astronaut Awaits Her First Mission

Jessica Wittner graduates from NASA training.
Three people pose with an award certificate

Professional Group Honors Two College Advisers

Dava Jondall and Mildred Curran stand out for their kindness, inclusivity and enduring passion for helping students succeed, from Day 1 onward.

Symposium Explores Path to Producing More Critical Minerals in US

University of Arizona's School of Mining & Mineral Resources fosters Arizona's role in clean energy.

MateriAlZ Winter Workshop Opens Doors to Student Success

The University of Arizona and Arizona State University collaborate on a workshop that gives undergraduates one-on-one access to industry leaders and top researchers in materials science.