A&S Junior Creates Group to Combat Vaccine Misinformation

From the January 2022 Desktop News | In December 2020, junior biological sciences major and McCollough Pre-Medical Scholar Kyle Boden heard that a new vaccine was becoming available to help combat the COVID-19 pandemic. He, like many others around the country, was excited by the prospect. But this was quickly dampened by the spread of […]

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Being the Change

From the 2021 Collegian | When Brittany Hamner graduated from UA in May 2021, she walked across the stage prepared to take on the world. The 2020 Campbell-Portera Scholarship winner had spent the past four years learning all that she could, getting involved in multiple organizations on campus, and making memories that will last a lifetime.   Hamner, […]

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Making Her Mark

From the 2021 Collegian | Caroline Yuk has always known she wanted to make a difference in the world.  COVID-19 brought many challenges to UA’s classrooms. For Yuk, a senior, it spurred a new challenge—figuring out how to learn all that she needed to when communication was muffled by cloth face covering and plexiglass—and an opportunity.  “I’m always thinking about how things […]

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Engaging History

As the adage goes, “those who do not learn history are doomed to repeat it,” but history is not meant to be learned in a bubble. Beyond learning dates and names, understanding historical events requires active interpretation. A living, breathing historical journal provides a powerful platform for students and scholars to engage in discussions and […]

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UA Senior Raises Her Voice to Downsize Global Poverty

For rising senior Harper Fox, working towards ending global poverty and hunger has always been a passion. As a summer intern with the Borgen Project, a non-profit organization based out of Seattle, Harper will take a more direct approach to these issues. Throughout her 12-week remote internship, Harper will be contacting senators from both California […]

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