SWEHSC Prepares High School Students for Research

Contributing to scientific knowledge is  the motive behind Keep Engaging Youth in Science, or KEYS, a University of Arizona internship program engaging high school students in ongoing biomedical research in University laboratories. Now in its seventh year, the KEYS program's seven-week summer internship has served 140 high school students from across Arizona. Each year, students are matched with UA researchers, work with graduate students and also learn laboratory techniques and how to read research papers. About half of those students have gone on to study at the UA, said Marti Lindsey, who co-directs KEYS. Read more...