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. This honor was announced by President Michelle Bachelet, accompanied by the Minister of Education, Adriana Delpiano, in La Moneda in March 2016.
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.