The Class of 2016 includes international students with interests ranging from language preservation to film making.
A celebration of “50 Years of Arizona in Brazil” was held on Saturday, April 16 in Fortaleza, Brazil.
The Benjamin Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the US department of State, awards over 700 outstanding undergraduate American Students to participate in a study abroad or international internship program during the summer academic semester. The Gilman Scholarship award amount is $3000 and is the largest source of funding available to students will study abroad.
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. This honor was announced by President Michelle Bachelet, accompanied by the Minister of Education, Adriana Delpiano, in La Moneda in March 2016.
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.
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.
The fifth-largest city in Brazil, which has a University of Arizona alumnus as its mayor and is involved in close collaboration with the UA, has been selected as one of five winners of the 2015 Gobernarte Award, presented by Inter-American Development Banks (IDB).
Three UA doctoral students collected $6,000 in prize money during the second annual Grad Slam competition, hosted by the UA's Graduate College, Graduate Center and Graduate and Professional Student Council.
Alyssa Goya, a senior in the University of Arizona Honors College, was recently invited to serve in the Peace Corps as an education volunteer to teach 10 to 14 year-olds English at primary schools in South Africa for two years.
唱念做打 (chang, nian, zuo da; singing, reading, doing, fighting), are four basic skills in Chinese operas and are often referred to as the “四功” (“Si Gong; Four Strengths”).