Topic: Academics

Dr. Stacey Cochran

Meet Your Professor: Dr. Stacey Cochran

How innovative writing practices improve our brain's ability to adapt, so we can overcome obstacles and achieve our goals.

Dr. Molly Gebrian

Meet Your Professor: Dr. Molly Gebrian

A violist with a background in neuroscience, Dr. Gebrian uses music and memory research to improve practice and performance.

Associate professor Christopher Hamilton with volcano

Meet Your Professor: Christopher Hamilton from the College of Science

Dr. Christopher Hamilton is passionate about exploring, understanding, and protecting our planet while at the same time working to help us reach beyond it. His research and teaching areas include astrobiology, Earth and lunar studies, planetary analogs, planetary geophysics, planetary surfaces, volcanology.

Jenny smiling

A STEM-inist on a Mission

There’s nothing that can stop Jenny Herrera, a first-generation college student who has ambition down to a science.

Alice at Sedona, Arizona

From Exchange Student to Doctoral Candidate

As a high school exchange student, Alice discovered that moving from Italy to live in Nebraska was an eye-opening experience. Now a doctoral candidate, her work focuses on helping international students find connection and community through communication.

Rhiannon, hands on hips.

One Wildcat’s Dream to Bring Healthcare to Medical Deserts

Rhiannon Olivarez-Kidwell is a Wildcat from California who plans to use medicine to give back to the community where she grew up.

Valeria flexing her muscles.

The Sound of the Future

Valeria Tapia, a first-gen Wildcat and Arizona native, plans for a future in the science of sound, fueled by her family roots.

North East view of campus mall in foreground and the Catalina mountains in the background

Preparing for College: A Checklist for High School Sophomores

It's never too soon to get excited about your future –or to plan for it. Here is our list of the top four things you can do right now to get ready for college.