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Mathias Pollock (back row/far left), UA Coverdell Fellow and UA Wildcat Corps AmeriCorps member, met Ms. Obama along with other volunteers at Tucson Village Farm.
Photo by WILL FERGUSON
Will Ferguson / Arizona Daily Wildcat First lady Michelle Obama arrived at the Tucson International Airport on Monday, where she was greeted by youth .
Peace Corps Fellows Awarded National Fellowships and Honors
Congratulations to Katherine Silvester, a doctoral student in Rhetoric, Composition and the Teaching of English who has been awarded a Fulbright for research in Nepal for 2012-13. Julianne Hammink, doctoral student in Second Language Acquisition and Training has received a FLAS fellowship to study indigenous languages in Oaxaca. Elizabeth Funsch, a first-year Fellow in Latin American Studies, has also received a FLAS. MPH students Jessamnyn Bowling will conduct an internship in Cambodia and Emily Hotchkiss will be conduct an internship in Mozambique. (5/4/12)
Carla Stoffle receives award for Peace Corps work, 20 years with UA
Arizona Daily Wildcat, April 27, 2012, Brittny Mejia
Seeking Water from the Sun
aired on KUAZ Arizona Public Media on April 22, featuring research that Fellows' alum Bryan Moravec did on the Navajo Reservation.
The Peace Corps educates students with its Spring 2012 Peace Corps Fair at the UA. (Video 2:49)
As of January 2012, the University of Arizona has once again received a high ranking on the annual list the Peace Corps releases indicating the nation's top producers of the organization's volunteers.
With 71 alumni currently serving as Peace Corps volunteers, the UA ranks 13th among all large U.S. universities, earning the spot as Arizona's top producer.
Kari Imoro, Peace Corps Ghana, Art Education, with children in the school where she taught.
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