EXL Student-driven initiatives

Inclusion and Distinction through scholarship symposium

Inclusion and Distinction through Scholarship

A UA Student led symposium for students campus-wide to submit their original scholarship, collaborative work, creative words, or research for presentation and awards consideration. See details.

Food Justice, Race, and Grassroots Empowerment

Food Justice, Race, and Grassroots Empowerment

UA student, Elisha Banks (Anthropology, Nutrition and Dietetics), was awarded Student-driven Initiatives (SDI) funding to bring visiting scholar to campus to bring attention university and community on food justice.

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A UA student-developed initiative promoting civil and open dialogue around difficult topics.



A UA student organization EX[L] has assisted as it launched the university into the world of hackathons!


Off The Grid

A UA student-STEM HS collaboration to develop new approaches to low-resourced neighborhoods’ energy resilience.



A UA student-led event for Rethinking Race.