A wide range of disciplines are represented by students have been named to the UA Graduate College University Fellows program's 2016-2017 cohort.
A South Korean researcher who intends to improve sustainability efforts in the mining industry, an ecologist studying how species change behaviors due to shifts in the environment, and a psychologist working to improve the conditions of cancer patients and survivors are new members of the University Fellows program.
Twenty-four master's and doctoral students have been named 2016-2017 cohort members in the University of Arizona program, with more than 20 percent coming from underrepresented minority groups. Also, seven international fellows have arrived from four continents.
The University Fellows program, an initiative of the Graduate College and the flagship program of the UA's Graduate Center, was launched in 2014 to recruit highly competitive graduate students, providing them with a multi-tiered level of support to ensure that they are academically and professionally successful...