Topic: Research

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This Future Doctor is Teaching Old Medical Tech New Tricks

Alex Alvarez is a dual-degree doctoral candidate whose passions for medicine and engineering are bringing life-saving technology to underserved communities.

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.

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An Indigenous First-Gen Student Finds His Calling

Justin Billy is an explorer. Trying new things led him to the University of Arizona’s science lab, where he takes on global challenges at a molecular level.

Dr. Chris Impey

Meet Your Professor: Chris Impey

Every day Dr. Chris Impey gets up, goes to work and tries to figure out how the universe works, how it began, and what else is out there?

Students studying abroad

Studying Abroad is Easier Than You Think

Discover Gothic architecture in Barcelona, study desert ecology and conservation in Namibia, build marketable skills in Singapore – it’s all possible with study abroad.

Student at the University of Arizona

What I’ve Learned as a First-Year Research Assistant

Arizona first-year student, Andrew, knows how important applied experiential learning opportunities like research are in developing technical skills.

Students engaged in research

The Road to Research as an Undergrad

A guide to getting started on research early in your college career with all the tips and resources you’ll need to be successful.

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5 Interesting Minors at the University of Arizona 

Minors can help you make your Arizona education your own.

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Breaking Misconceptions About Research

Research doesn't only happen in a lab. Learn about one Wildcat’s not-so-traditional, non-STEM research project and discover opportunities to find one of your own.

Four smiling students.

Is the Honors College Worth It?

What can you get from the W.A. Franke Honors College that you can’t get as a non-Honors student? As it turns out: A whole lot.