Category: Gazette

Support UBRP and Invest in the Future!

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UBRP students’ futures depend on access to hands-on research experience and opportunities. Due to a decrease in external funds, for the first time, this academic year UBRP anticipates being able to provide funding only for students who are eligible for

Wiser By the Day

This summer has been an exciting one! Students continue to work hard in the lab and in the field, are climbing new heights (literally, as in hiking Mt. Lemmon), enjoying time with new friends, and learning more each day. If

A Week in UBRP

Picture of Savannah Perno at the lab bench

This summer, UBRP students are conducting research, learning about science, sharing their work, and building a community of scholars! This slideshow is a snapshot of one week in UBRP.  

Prozkoumat! Extends Students’ Horizons

Picture of Daniela Gutierrez-Munoz giving a science demonstration to local children

The Prozkoumat! Program (“Explore” in Czech), in its second year, is in full swing!  Ten UA undergraduate researchers are involved in full-time research at the Czech Academy of Sciences Institute of Parasitology in Ceske Budejovice, Czech for ten weeks.  In

Sunshine, Scorpions, and Supporting Students: UBRP Alumnus Dr. Francisco Villa

Picture of Dr. Villa and one of his students at the 27th Annual UBRP Conference

I am a UBRP/BRAVO and MARC program alumnus from 1999-2001.  After completing my doctoral degree in chemistry at UC San Diego and then post-doctoral training at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography my wife and I were both able to get academic

Stepping Out: Undergrad Adventures on Biology’s Frontiers

Picture of Aanika Balaji holding up a slide

(Original article in Arizona Alumni Magazine by Ford Burkhart: http://arizonaalumni.com/article/stepping-out.) They are changing the world by tackling breast cancer, lead pollution and brain science. Some of the UA’s brightest researchers are also some of its youngest, and the Undergraduate Biology

A Walk Among the Heavens

UBRP students walk down the road to visit the world's largest solar telescope

On Saturday, July 9, a group of UBRP students ventured out to Arizona’s first national observatory, Kitt Peak. Upon arrival, relishing in the noticeably cooler temperature, we entered the visitor center and began exploring the exhibits there for a couple

A Lovely Morning

Picture of UBRP students at Sabino Canyon overlook

Is it possible for college students to wake up voluntarily at 3:45am without a trip to Starbucks to do something for fun ?  Apparently, in UBRP, it is, and a good dozen of us enjoyed a refreshing sunrise hike in