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Hart to Step Down as UA President in 2018

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 9:43pm
Ann Weaver Hart, the University's 21st president and its first woman to hold that position, will not seek an extension when her contract expires but plans to continue at the UA in the capacity of full-time faculty member.

Cinderella Wildcats Advance to College World Series

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 9:43pm
Arizona's baseball team will open play on Saturday against Miami (Fla.), and the against-all-odds Wildcats have a chance to win a second NCAA title in five years. With video.

Rock On: A Reunion at the UA Mineral Museum

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 9:43pm
Two pieces of Bisbee-born azurite — one of which traveled the world — met again by chance, thanks to the eagle eye of a student worker. Here's the story of how it happened.

Re-Envisioning Student Preparation for Online Learning

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 9:43pm
Respecting the various needs of students, UA Online introduced Launch Pad, allowing students to engage as much as they felt was necessary prior to starting classes.

Road Warriors: UA Baseball and Its 12,000-Mile Journey

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 9:43pm
The surprising Wildcats, now two wins away from the College World Series, will begin a best-of-three series against Mississippi State on Friday in Starkville, Mississippi.

UA Law Student Among Group of 60 New Pat Tillman Scholars

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 9:43pm
Wesley Stiner implemented programming during and after his career as a Marine in support of service members in distress. Seven other UA students are continuing Tillman Scholars.

UA College of Medicine Develops 'Gut on a Chip'

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 9:43pm
A new instrument for studying a biological model of the human gastrointestinal tract mimics the actual conditions and processes that occur within the intestine. UA and University of Luxembourg scientists have been working with Tech Launch Arizona on bringing the device to market.

UA-Built App Makes Used-Car Buying a Game

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 9:43pm
Purchasing a car can be a stressful experience, but the Car Smart mobile app makes the process a little more enjoyable — or less wearisome — by teaching teens and young adults about the key steps in the process.

New UA Grad Selected to Speak at Beckman Symposium

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 9:43pm
Ben Wu has been chosen as one of only three undergraduate speakers for the Beckman Symposium in August, which will be attended by researchers from around the world.

Global Ocean Data Illuminate Earth's Future Climate

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 9:43pm
With the help of the UA-led national data management project CyVerse, three agencies are funding a study of the Earth's climate with robotic floats and supercomputers.

UA Student Selected by National Geographic as Emerging Explorer

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 9:43pm
Thandiwe Mweetwa, currently pursuing a master's degree in natural resources conservation at the UA, has spent time in her native Zambia studying lion populations.

Prestigious Fellowship for UA's Dimitrios Psaltis

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 9:43pm
The astronomy professor has been awarded a Radcliffe Institute fellowship to explore the edges of known physics and exchange ideas with scientists, artists and filmmakers.

Project SOAR to See New Collaborations in the Fall

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 9:43pm
The program will partner with the UA's Office of Early Academic Outreach and UA higher-education researcher Nolan L. Cabrera to expand support for middle school boys.

UA Researcher Kacey Ernst Maps Potential Risk Areas for Zika

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 9:43pm
The Aedes aegypti mosquito, which is spreading the Zika virus in Latin America and the Caribbean, is expected to increase in numbers across the Southern and Eastern U.S.

Global Partner Day to Open UA Guests to Opportunities

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 9:43pm
Representatives of 12 universities in seven countries will learn about research collaborations, student mobility ventures and language learning programs.

UA Planetary Science Gets Stamps of Approval

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 9:43pm
Two images taken by Erich Karkoschka, as part of UA research on the atmospheres of Jupiter and Uranus, have been selected by the U.S. Postal Service for a set of special-edition stamps. The official release is Tuesday.

UA Outdoor Adventures Program Ranked 13th

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 9:43pm
The University is home to one of the top programs in the country, combining the advantages of a world-class research institution with the kinds of outdoor activities typically found only at smaller schools.

Promising UA Grad Students Earn NSF Fellowships

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 9:43pm
UA students and alumni receive hundreds of thousands of dollars in National Science Foundation funding by their acceptance into the Graduate Research Fellowship Program.

UA Engineers Zero In on Ovarian Cancer

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 9:43pm
UA researcher Jennifer Barton, who is leading a $1 million project funded by the National Cancer Institute, is identifying biomarkers and creating optical imaging tools to screen for a form of cancer often called a “silent killer.”

OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Moves From Colorado to Florida

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 9:43pm
The next stop will be the near-Earth asteroid Bennu for the spacecraft, which will undergo final testing and fueling at the Kennedy Space Center before its September launch.