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After spending most of his life in a wheelchair, Jeffrey Bristol took a few steps across the stage on May 11 to receive his diploma from the UA Eller College of Management.
Building on the success of the Tucson Poverty Project, UA students in the course “Building Healthy Communities,” pitched their ideas on how to improve the quality of life in Tucson’s Amphitheater neighborhood.
Range management specialists at the UA will work closely with staff members at the Alpi Cozie Natural Parks, which will also be the site of a study abroad program for students this summer.
Commencement speaker Dr. Mae C. Jemison, the first woman of color to travel to outer space, emphasized the importance of recognizing how connected we all are, and looking at the bigger picture.
UA junior Abhijay Murugesan was among 62 recently named Truman Scholars. Murugesan is chief of UA Emergency Medical Services and plans to attend medical school after completing his undergraduate degree.
About 4,500 graduates and 40,000 guests are expected to attend Commencement. Dr. Mae C. Jemison, the first woman of color to travel into outer space, will be the keynote speaker.
Students in the UA's Program Planning and Evaluation course worked with the Tucson-based Beads of Courage to help the nonprofit organization develop a self-evaluation.
Four students partnered with the Arizona Daily Star to create a two news apps: one for people with physical disabilities and a bilingual mobile website with resources for Latinx families.
The UA College of Education's International Student Teaching Program places elementary education majors in classrooms in China, Norway and Mexico.
Anthony Rusk, a double major studying neuroscience and philosophy, politics, economics and law, has been appointed as a student regent to the Arizona Board of Regents.