Monday, Jul 3rd, 2017
The Office of Student Engagement announces awards of up to $10,000 to each of the following faculty and their community partner organizations to develop new engagement learning experiences in Academic Year 2017-2018. All awarded projects are focused on activities related to Community Partnership.
Monday, Jun 6th, 2016
This video reports on a course taught in spring-2016 by Professor Cecile McKee of the Linguistics Department and supported by the Office of Student Engagement. Our community partner was Children’s Museum Tucson. The course gave undergraduates a unique engagement experience there. They guided children’s playful learning during a science game and surveyed parents about their children’s participation in the game.
Friday, Apr 29th, 2016
A group of University of Arizona students – all of them enrolled in an engaged learning course – recently held an event that involved community members in a series of playful exercises meant to engage young childen in scientific inquiry at the Children's Museum Tucson.
Thursday, Mar 24th, 2016
Angie Brown, UA Institute of the Environment | March 23, 2016
Being green is easier than ever with the University of Arizona’s new Green Engagement Guide, which links students to internships, externships, volunteer work, and campus student organizations related to the environment and sustainability.
Monday, Feb 15th, 2016
The Innovate UA program is hosting the first ever TEDxUofALive event, a live-cast of the 2016 TED conference in Vancouver, Canada this week.
The University of Arizona has been issued a licence to broadcast the live talks on Wednesday Feb. 17 across the UA campus.
"What I have noticed about campus, and our culture in general, is that innovation is heavily dominated by technology," said Justin Williams of Innovate UA. "What TED does that is really great, is it's intentionally multidisciplinary so it pulls from fields, in our case, what would be all across campus."
Wednesday, Jan 27th, 2016
Hundreds of students spent 36 hours at Hack Arizona developing design hacks and vying for prizes and the attention of representatives from sponsoring companies such as Amazon, Cisco, Intuit, Raytheon and State Farm.
The second-year competition for building software and hardware projects was hosted by the University of Arizona.
Tuesday, Nov 17th, 2015
University Relations - Communications
November 13, 2015
Children between the ages of 2 and 8 who visit Children's Museum Tucson with their families this fall are learning how to gather evidence and communicate their findings — essential elements of scientific research — under the guise of playful interaction.
Tuesday, Oct 20th, 2015
Accessible Earth, the first course of its kind, will make earth sciences more accessible to students of all physical abilities and provide international research experience.
Wednesday, Aug 19th, 2015
By Amanda Ballard, University Relations - Communications | August 14, 2015
In any competition, a winning strategy is to have all of your best players in the game.
The same goes for Arizona's workforce.
Tuesday, Aug 4th, 2015
The UA is making major strides with its 100% Engagement initiative, which guarantees all undergraduate students an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in their chosen field before they graduate.
An important component of the University's Never Settle plan, the initiative provides students with formally documented, experiential education opportunities in the form of internships, research projects, service learning, community volunteerism and other activities.