Vol. 3, Issue 8
August 2017

UA Online: All This, and Science Too
Biochemistry Professor Roger Miesfeld says teaching online has made his in-class instruction even better.

AZ Science: Spying on Molecules
Watching Molecules Perform Their Functions
Being able to see an object helps us understand complex design and function quickly. This is true even for the microscopy machinery that drives our bodies.

Program Welcomes Community Science Scholars
The University of Arizona is inviting members of the Tucson community to audit science classes at a reduced tuition rate through the new Community Science Scholars Program.

Summer 2017 Students of the Month
Hiromi Fukuzaki and Steven Le have been named the Summer 2017 Students of the Month.

Welcome Back Ice Cream Social
CBC held their annual Welcome Back Ice Cream Social and Water Balloon Toss on August 24 on the UA Mall.

Alumni News

Angela Peiffer Folley (BS Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, 2008) I'm a stay-at-home mom to daughters Elaina (age 2) and baby Nora Ann while their dad serves as an Emergency Medicine physician for the U.S. Army. I hope to get back to teaching high school, but right now I work on the side for a non-profit called Cheer For A Cure. Bear Down!
Kexiao Guo (PhD in Biochemistry, 2008) I am working as a senior research associate in the Department of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology at Duke University, where I research cancer drug discovery and development. I miss the UA and Tucson and hope to visit soon to see old friends.
Suchi Perera (PhD in Chemistry, 2016) I just joined the CBC general chemistry teaching team and am very excited about sharing my passion for chemistry with future leaders in science and technology at the University of Arizona.