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UA Speech Camp Helps Kids and Researchers

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 9:43pm
A six-week summer camp benefits children who have had difficulty acquiring language skills through interactions with their parents, teachers and peers. The UA's researchers and clinicians also learn plenty. With UANews video.

Flandrau Exhibition Goes Beyond the Mere Facts in Math

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 9:43pm
"Puzzles, Proofs and Patterns," an exhibit on the UA campus, demonstrates how concepts learned in school about math are both interconnected and relevant. (It's fun, too.)

History Professor Investigates Transitions in Race, Gender

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 9:43pm
UA cultural historian Tyina Steptoe examines Houston’s transformation into an ethnically diverse urban area and also how popular musicians impact ideas about gender.

New UA Film Grad Embraces China Project

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 9:43pm
As part of "Looking China," Kaylah Rasmussen will have two weeks to make a short documentary film in the Fujian Province — and will be mostly on her own.

Confluencenter Awards $45,000 to New Fellows

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 9:43pm
A group of nine UA graduate students has received $45,000 in funding under the Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry's 2016-2017 Graduate Fellowships program.

The Book on the Birthplace of Planetary Science

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 9:43pm
Melissa Sevigny, author of "Under Desert Skies: How Tucson Mapped the Way to the Moon and Planets," talks in a Q&A about the history of the UA's Lunar and Planetary Laboratory.

UA Students and Employees to Participate in Honor Flight

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 9:43pm
A group including 19 student veterans will accompany World War II and Korean War veterans to Washington, D.C., this weekend on a trip to visit memorials and show appreciation.

UA Cosmologist Eduardo Rozo Earns $750K DOE Award

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 9:43pm
The assistant professor of physics will use the funds to expand our understanding of dark energy, the mysterious substance making up 70 percent of the universe's energy content.

The Genius Behind the Filming of a 'Black Hole'

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 9:43pm
The UA Mall and the Mount Lemmon SkyCenter are featured in the first episode of the six-part science series "Genius by Stephen Hawking."

Program Preps UA Inventions for Market

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 9:43pm
Tech Launch Arizona, via its Asset Development Program, puts resources toward preparing unpolished inventions for the commercial world.

Five UA Graduate Programs Ranked Among Top 10

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
Audiology joins elite programs in management information systems, rehabilitation counseling, speech-language pathology and earth sciences in the 2017 rankings by U.S. News & World Report.

UA Campus Pantry Has a New Home

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
From its beginnings in a tiny room in El Portal to cramped quarters off campus in Babcock Hall, the UA Campus Pantry’s new space in the Student Union creates new possibilities for improving food security and garnering resources.

UA Tops $600 Million Mark in Research Activity

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
Ranked as one of the nation's top 20 public research universities, the UA expects to reach three-quarters of a billion dollars in research expenditures in the next decade.

How Far Will the Wildcats Go? Try 2,600 Miles

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
The UA's first-round game Thursday night in the NCAA Tournament is about as far as you can get from the friendly confines of McKale Center. Providence, Rhode Island, is a 39-hour drive from Tucson.

Open Access Causes Disruption of Status Quo

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
Journals that are made available to all, free of charge and with unrestricted use, are shifting the research paradigm. Four open-access proponents from the UA address a contentious subject affecting scholarly publications.

Report: Science Can Estimate Climate Change's Role

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
A committee of climate experts that includes the UA's Kathy Jacobs says that it's possible to attribute changes in the frequency or severity of some extreme weather events to climate change.

UA's Space Expertise Seen as Key for US Security

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
With space becoming "increasingly congested and contested," a new UA research initiative in space object behavioral sciences is described as vital to national interests.

Science City: State's Largest's STEM Event

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
Hosted by the UA's BIO5 Institute, the College of Science, and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, it gives visitors to the Tucson Festival of Books the opportunity to learn about research and experience innovation.

Colorado River Flows Reduced by Warmer Spring Temps

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
A UA-led study, the first to examine the instrumental historical record, discovers that temperature has played a larger role in streamflow and in exacerbating drought.

2 UA Researchers Named Sloan Foundation Fellows

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
Faculty members Matthias Morzfeld and Eduardo Rozo are among 126 to be awarded the fellowships, which provide $55,000 to distinguished early-career researchers.