Invest in the Success of Students, Faculty and Programs
Now more than ever, support from alumni, friends and corporate partners is critical for ensuring continued excellence in the UA Department of Biomedical Engineering. Generous contributions not only support student scholarships, but also they fund important programs and help the department attract and retain prominent faculty.
To make a donation to UA Biomedical Engineering, visit the UA Foundation’s giving page, or see the College of Engineering’s giving options.
SynCardia Memorial Scholarship Honors Women
SynCardia Systems Inc., a company co-founded by BME professor Dr. Marvin J. Slepian, established the Ana Salazar Memorial Engineering Scholarship for Women after the senior quality engineer’s death at only 49. In 2014 Justine Bacchus was the second UA biomedical engineering student to receive the $5,000 scholarship.Genetic counseling is my goal, but I see that there are so many different paths my life could take. As long as I am working with and helping people I will consider myself successful.
Program Keeps Research Talent in Arizona
The Science Foundation of Arizona selected Sarah Leung, PhD 2012, as a 2012 Bisgrove Scholar. The program strives to attract and retain the top science and engineering talent in Arizona. The scholarship allowed Leung to continue her early cancer detection research in Arizona under professor Jennifer Barton.I look to have the technical foundation for translating research to a clinical setting.
Unrestricted Funds Support Da Vinci Scholars
Thanks to unrestricted College of Engineering funds from a circle of 300 supporters, Bailey Bellaire, director of corporate relations for the Engineering Student Council, was a one of 11 2018 da Vinci scholars. The Honors College student has relished interaction with alumni, including those recruiting at UA Engineering’s annual career fair.It makes it a higher-quality interaction for students when they can speak to an alumnus.