Konner Kirwan speaking on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 2/14/2017

Posted on Jennifer Cubeta

Having moved over 17 times, I would say I have lived a pretty nomadic lifestyle. Despite my life being in constant flux, though, I am happy to say that the University of Arizona has become a second home to me.

Apply for the 2017 UBRP Ethics Retreat!

Posted on Jennifer Cubeta

2017 UBRP Ethics Retreat at Biosphere 2: May 16 & 17, 2017 (all day, both days) Spend Two days at Biosphere 2 with your fellow UBRPers, investigating issues in medical, research, environmental, and professional ethics! This Retreat is offered at

Colin Lynch speaking on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 2/7/2017

Posted on Jennifer Cubeta

Colin is a senior at the University of Arizona studying neuroscience, ecology, and creative writing. Being a medic in the Arizona Army National Guard, Colin had grown used to operating within networks that possess a strict hierarchical structure. He was

Presenting at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) National Conference

Posted on Rose Vining
Picture of Rose Vining presenting her poster at the AGU conference

It is hard to imagine so many like-minded environmental and earth scientists all in one space together. When I first started in UBRP right out of freshman year it had been a goal of mine to have such an experience,

UBRPers, Are You Who We Think You Are?

Posted on Jennifer Cubeta
Historic picture of UA mascot

We know you’re smart. We know you’re successful! But are you who we think you are? We do our best to update the whereabouts of UBRP alumni on a regular basis. But sometimes we lose track of folks (and sometimes

UBRP’s 2017 Fundraising Goal: $40K

Posted on Jennifer Cubeta
Picture of dollar folded into the shape of a heart

We are pleased to announce that UBRP’s 2016 goal of raising $35K for student support was met!  Thank you to everyone who contributed to this effort. For this year,  UBRP’s new fundraising goal is $40K by December 31, 2017.  UBRP

Water We Going to Do? UBRP Ambassadors Spring 2017 Public Panel

Posted on Jordan Barrows
Picture of cloud over the ocean

Come join the UBRP Ambassadors to learn about the past, present, and future of water conservation and availability in the Southwest, with a particular focus on the Tucson and greater Arizona communities.  The panel will feature experts from the Tucson

Be Available, Be Curious

Posted on Cam Upchurch, cam.upchurch@gmail.com

I am currently in my fifth year (I took a year off from medical school dedicated to a year of fully-funded, full-time research) of medical school at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. I am going into emergency medicine and have

Donate Books for Debibi!

Posted on Ben Zaepfel
Picture of students

Calling all avid readers: go through your attic, your garage, the back of your closet. Find all your old (but gently used) books. We need any books from pre-K (think Dr. Seuss) to 8th grade (think To Kill a Mockingbird)

Undergraduates Present Biology Research at Annual Conference

Posted on David Pujol, Arizona Daily Wildcat
Picture of students presenting scientific posters at the 28th Annual UBRP Conference

(Original article from the Arizona Daily Wildcat on January 24, 2017: http://www.wildcat.arizona.edu/article/2017/01/undergraduates-present-biology-research-at-annual-conference.) Hundreds of undergraduates gathered to present their work at the Annual Undergraduate Biology Research Program Conference on Saturday, Jan. 21. Posters lined the rooms of the second floor