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The Graduate Center, Deans, Dirrectors of Graduate Studies, and Program Coordinators collaborate in the selection and recruitment of University Fellows.

University Fellows represent a variety of programs across campus. Click on the University Fellows' names below to learn more about which departments they come from and each University Fellow's interests.

 

Most graduate students beginning their work at the University of Arizona haven’t already established their credentials and credibility as a scholar, researcher, or artist.  Not Khaled Jarrar.  With internationally acclaimed art projects stretching back a decade, Jarrar is already an established, lauded, and highly visible artist.

The world's challenges require interdisciplinary solutions from the top minds. The University Fellows Program prepares the UA's most distinguished graduate students to be the innovative leaders the world needs.

The University Fellows Program is the flagship initiative of the Graduate Center. The program includes a fellowship offered to the University's highest-ranked incoming doctoral and masters students.

Just over two years old, The Graduate Center forges connections across campus and in the community to enrich graduate education beyond the traditional classroom and research experience. The mission of the Graduate Center is to support the next generation of researchers, academic professionals, and leaders by building opportunities for professional development and mentoring as well as fostering interdisciplinary research, innovative collaboration, networking, and engagement with diverse communities. Read on to learn about the Center’s partners, activities, and growth.

First enrolled as a pre-med neuroscience student, University Fellow Mel Ferrara changed to Women and Gender Studies in their sophomore year and has blazed a new path of research and advocacy while remaining connected with their scientific roots.  Mel was recently awarded a prestigious Point Scholarship in recognition of their accomplishments.  In our feature interview, Mel talks with Terry Pitt-Brooke about their story, their research interests, and their plans for the future.

The University Fellows award is a prestigious fellowship offered to the University of Arizona's top incoming graduate students.Through a collaborative selection process, nominees for the award are offered a generous recruitment package.

Incoming doctoral students and students entering master degree programs that require 60 units of coursework are eligible for the award.

For many native Tucsonans, out of state visitors, and students, winter is a welcome change from the intense heat of summer. But for those who do not have the luxury of shelter, Tucson’s winter temperature swings of 30 degrees or more and near freezing nighttime lows are difficult and dangerous. This Fall, the University Fellows Program partnered with WORKship, a nonprofit organization with 16 years of experience serving Tucson’s homeless, to make preparing for winter a little easier and to raise awareness of the challenges facing some members of our community.

The University Fellows are active in their field and the community. This page serves as a place where they may choose to list their accomplishments and recent projects.

A primary objective of the University Fellows Program is to produce interdisciplinary and collaborative leaders.To achieve this goal, the Graduate Center has developed weekly programming that fosters professional development, interdisciplinary innovation, community engagement, and mentoring, Fellows benefit from rich opportunities to forge new connections with people and ideas, while strengthening their foundational knowledge and professional preparation.