The mission of the Global Knowledge Network is to steward an association of UA Alumni, partner institutions and affiliates abroad and to foster bonds between international alumni, students, faculty, researchers and friends of the UA in order to develop the UA as a preferred partner and a preferred place for leading research, developing top-level students, and executing innovative collaborations.
The strong international connection between Chapingo Autonomous University in Mexico and the University of Arizona's (UA), Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (ABE) has continued to grow tremendously over the past 25 years.
Azhar Abdul-Salam, a UA journalism and communication alumnus from Singapore, just finished a 10-day visit to Tucson, where he met with students and professors and shared his experience working in sports journalism.
UA Alum and Professor of astronomy at the University of Chile, Mario Hamuy Wackenhut, will become the head of the National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research (CONICYT) in Chile.
A celebration of “50 Years of Arizona in Brazil” was held on Saturday, April 16 in Fortaleza, Brazil.
The Class of 2016 includes international students with interests ranging from language preservation to film making.
The three winners of this year’s UA Grad Slam competition, sponsored by the Office for Research and Discovery, were all international students with different educational backgrounds and career goals.
Professor Jerzy Rozenblit will travel to Poland as a Fulbright Scholar to research and develop new methods and systems for training surgeons on minimally invasive robotic systems.
Brian P. Schmidt AC FAA FRS, who is a University of Arizona alumnus, was appointed vice-chancellor and president of Australian National University in January 2016.
As part of "Looking China," Kaylah Rasmussen will have two weeks to make a short documentary film in the Xiamin Province — and will be mostly on her own
The UA Office of Global Initiatives is hosting Global Partner Day to provide international partners the chance to learn more about the UA and identify potential opportunities for research collaborations, student mobility ventures, language learnin
Thandiwe Mweetwa, a masters student advised by Dr. Dave Christianson, has been named one of National Geographic's 2016 Emerging Explorers.
The second-annual Global Partner Day was held at the University of Arizona on Friday, May 27, 2016, as a lead up event to the 2016 Annual NAFSA conference and exposition in Denver, Colorado.
Arizona Law is only institution with alumni serving on the two UN Bodies with the specific mandate to promote indigenous peoples' human rights within the UN system
As binational desalination plants are being considered as a strategy to combat water scarcity, scientists delve into the environmental, political and social impacts.
UA anthropologist Brian Silverstein, director of the Arizona Center for Turkish Studies, was in Turkey during the July 15 attempted military coup.
Two international students received summer internships because of their educational accomplishments, dedication to their studies and commitment to reaching their career goals.
The new finding shows that overfishing is not the sole reason for the decline in the lake's fisheries, says study leader Andrew Cohen, a UA geoscientist.
Tania Eulalia Martinez Cruz, MS, won the National Youth Award 2016 in the category of Academic Achievement on August 12, 2016 and received the award from President Enrique Peña Nieto, in the official residence of Los Pinos in Mexico City.
Joel Cuello, professor of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, was elected as corresponding member of the National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) of the Philippines.
The UA Office of Global Initiatives launched a new crowd funding campaign called “Passports for a Purpose” on Monday, August 29th that will allow 35 students to receive fully-funded passports to help support their study abroad experience
UA Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research scientists participated in an expedition that revealed its age: nearly 1,100 years.
Representatives of the Compostela Group of Universities (CGU) from more than 30 universities attended the XXII General Assembly on September 19 and 20 at the Universitat Jaume I in Castelló, Spain.
On August 26, Dr. Manuel Perló Cohen, director of the Institute for Social Research at UNAM, gave two lectures at the University of Arizona and the other at the Consulate of Mexico in Tucson.
The west African nation is rebuilding after its health infrastructure was decimated by civil war and the Ebola virus.
Fortaleza, Brazil's fifth-largest city, struggles with bus delays and overcrowding. The city's mayor, a UA alumnus, turned to big-data experts at his alma mater for help.
Trevor Cameron Barroero, a Flinn Scholar at the UA, says "the opportunity of a lifetime" awaits him with the Moscow Symphony Orchestra.
Two growing seasons after the engineered spring flood of 2014, the delta’s birds, plants and groundwater continue to benefit, according to a report by a binational, UA-led team.
The opportunity to study abroad is a once in a lifetime experience for any college student. The chance to live, breath, and feel another culture in the flesh is the ultimate learning experience.
Through this grant, the University of Arizona established a thematic group consisting of five institutions of higher education partners and from four countries, which collaborate to develop a plan harmonized and complementary studies in engineerin
Zu-Chun Lin, a former doctoral student at the UA, helps renew the University's partnership with a private university in Taiwan where she is an associate professor and dean.
The University of Arizona and seven other universities unveiled a new report that aims to provide guidance to U.S. and Canadian universities on ways they can begin and grow study abroad and faculty mobility programs in Mexico.
John Ehiri, professor and chair of the Department of Health Promotion Sciences at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program grant to Nigeria.
A message from President Ann Weaver Hart: "We recommend that international students and scholars at the University of Arizona postpone any planned international travel until this matter is resolved..."
The University of Arizona's Research, Discovery & Innovation (RDI) office has revised and developed new internal, campus-wide funding opportunities to support UA researchers in pursuing extramural funding with competitive proposal development.
The Fulbright program is the flagship program for international educational exchange for the U.S. government. Rooted in historical contexts of post-war 1945, the program promotes “mutual understanding between the people of the United States and people of other countries in the world”.