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Persistence Pays Off for UA Electrical and Computer Engineering Grad Student

Jerrie Fairbanks

Jerrie Fairbanks didn’t let rejection stop him.

Fairbanks, a fifth-year electrical and computer engineering graduate student, applied for the Achievement Rewards for College Scientists program in previous years but never received it.

This year, Fairbanks was one of the 16 University of Arizona graduate students to be named an ARCS scholar. With scholars coming from the colleges of science, engineering, optical sciences and medicine, he is the only one from the College of Engineering.

Read the rest here at the UA’s College of Engineering website. 

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