Category: Gazette

Approaching the Goal!

Currently, 18 UBRP students are conducting research through Federal Work-Study positions during the 2018-19 academic year.  These positions – funded by the federal government, mentor contributions, and support from our donors – enable them to offset their costs for college

Life of a Former UBRPer

Where will your experiences take you? It is always interesting to reflect back on where you thought you would be and how it ends up turning out. My name is Chelsea, I participated in BRAVO! the summer of 2011 and

The 30th Annual UBRP Conference!

UBRP is turning 30!  The 30th Annual Undergraduate Biology Research Program (UBRP) Conference will be held on Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 10:00am – 3:00pm at the ENR2 Building (1064 E. Lowell Street) on the University of Arizona Main Campus.

UBRP Alumni Meet-Up: Baltimore / Washington, DC

Have you lived in your current city for a while?  Have you just moved, or are planning to take on a position in a new city?  Share a casual meal, drink, or coffee with UBRPers in the area, share/receive advice

Researchers hope to combat spread of invasive species of grass

Picture of Victoria Howard in the desert

From the Arizona Daily Wildcat (http://www.wildcat.arizona.edu/article/2018/09/n-buffelgrass) Buffelgrass, an invasive species in the Sonoran Desert, causes wildfires to burn hotter and longer, damages the soil and its nutrients and out-competes native desert species. The grass, brought to the United States from