Updated: DoD Cyber Scholarship Program
The DoD is seeking students who are interested in full-ride scholarships for concentrated studies in cybersecurity and other cyber-related disciplines.
Other Transaction Authority (OTA)
What is Other Transaction Authority?
DSRI Program Manager Chris Fox explains the usefulness of Other Transaction Authority (OTA), a flexible and user-friendly legal tool for doing business with the Department of Defense.
National Security Lecture October 25
Elsa B. Kania, an adjunct fellow with the Center for a New American Security's Technology and National Security Program, will be a special guest lecturer Tuesday, October 25 in the College of Optical Sciences Room 821, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Dr. Kania focuses on Chinese defense innovation in emerging technologies in support of the Artificial Intelligence and Global Security Initiative.
Networking Season for DSRI
DSRI staff members are busy planning and attending several national security conferences this academic year.
Q&A with Cadet Kendall Johnson on the Meaning of Service
Arizona Wildcat, ROTC Cadet, DSRI intern and so much more: Kendall Johnson is spending this academic year abroad on a Boren Scholarship in Amman, Jordan.
Learning from the Best
DSRI has taken on four interns for the 2018-19 academic year. At the start of the school year, we asked what led them to their chosen majors and extracurricular involvement, and what advice they have for future Wildcats considering careers in the nation’s defense and security industries.
Eric Vergara Joins DSRI as Senior Information Security Analyst
Eric Vergara has joined DSRI as Senior Information Security Analyst. His role is to support a new secure research computing environment required for Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI). Eric will work with UA researchers to assess project information security requirements and other compliance controls.
Elite Designation for Cyber Ops Program From NSA
Based at the Sierra Vista campus, the UA program becomes one of 20 to be recognized by the National Security Agency for teaching specialized cyber ops technologies and techniques.
First New Telescope in 20 Years Opens on UA Campus
Officials from the Air Force Research Laboratory joined staff, students and faculty this month at the “First Light” ceremony for a new student-built telescope that will be used in part for satellite observation.
The telescope, along with a second that is not complete yet, was built by five undergraduate students from the University of Arizona's College of Engineering, led by assistant professor Vishnu Reddy of the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory. The telescopes were built from the ground up to track satellites and space junk.