The University of Arizona

What We Fund

Examples of SFI Funded Activities

  • The “Science of Baseball” class going to apply the concepts at a Diamondbacks home game
  • Science Journalism students spending a weekend at Biosphere 2 conducting interviews and taking photos to publish their own science magazine
  • English students collaborating to create a hand-bound, hand-stitched, letterpress-cover class anthology featuring prose from each student in the class.
  • Engineering students building solar ovens
  • Early Childhood Program students planning and implementing a “Day of the Dead” celebration for elementary students from the larger Tucson community to learn about the holiday and culture
  • Archery practice for horn players after studies demonstrated the direct corollary between archery and brass playing
  • English students attending a performance of a publication they read in class and discussing it with the director and cast after the performance