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Former UA President Likes Self-Publishing

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
One example of the rapid change in the book industry is self-publishing, and Peter Likins knows all about the experience from putting out his first novel, "Coyote Speaks: Cross Country Run," last year.

UA Startup Caltrode Tackles Galvanic Corrosion

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
Researchers have invented a new type of sensor designed to work effectively in high-temperature environments, and it has implications for solar power, nuclear reactors and petroleum refining.

UA's Dr. Skip Garcia Selected as Trudeau Medal Recipient

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
The award recognizes lifelong contributions to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of lung disease through leadership in research, education and clinical care.

Birdsong Could Offer Clues to Human Speech Disorders

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
By studying the brain of the zebra finch, UA assistant professor Julie Miller hopes to expand our knowledge of the speech problems associated with Parkinson's disease.

Helping Kids is a Family Tradition for 'Dr. Ruth' and Her Daughters

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
Ruth Mondschein's passion for helping children, especially children with disabilities, was passed down to her daughters, Paula and Joan.

Bike Ambassadors Keep the UA's Many Cyclists Rolling

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
A program funded by Parking and Transportation Services and the Pima County Department of Transportation has helped the UA receive national recognition. With UANews video.

How Parents, Romantic Partners Influence Student Spending

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
Romantic partners may be even more important than Mom and Dad in shaping college students' financial habits, according to a new study co-authored by UA researchers.

Student-Led Compost Cats Recognized by EPA

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
The ASUA organization Compost Cats has received an award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in honor of its campus and citywide sustainability efforts.

White House Announces UA's Involvement in National Precision Medicine Initiative

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
The UA Health Sciences will commit significant resources to precision medicine – translating large-scale clinical and genomic data to accelerate disease prevention, early detection and treatment – through the UA Center for Biomedical Informatics and Biostatistics and the UA Center for Applied Genetics and Genomic Medicine.

$1M Endowment to Support Science, Math Students

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
John and Diane Patience have pledged the funds in honor of the groundbreaking cancer diagnostics work of Dr. Thomas Grogan, professor emeritus of pathology at the UA.

UA at the Forefront as Climate Change Heats Up

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:50am
The UA will share its expertise in climate change research with the public in the upcoming College of Science Lecture Series — and the timing couldn't be better. Part Four in a six-part series on stories to watch in 2016.

UA Sociologists: Teen Pregnancy Not an Isolated Issue

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:50am
Christina Diaz and Jeremy E. Fiel made a telling discovery: Young motherhood has different consequences for different women, depending on socioeconomic and other factors.

New Data Portal Reveals UA's Global Landscape

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:50am
The international reach and impact of the University are easily seen at Maps.Global, a data mapping platform designed to warehouse and discover patterns within UA data.

From Inception to Innovation, Hack Arizona Is All About Ideas

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:50am
After a successful first year, Hack Arizona will return to the UA next weekend, giving students opportunities to work with advanced technologies in a competitive learning setting.

Cultural Preservation Is the Theme of Humanities Grants to UA

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:50am
J.C. Mutchler of the Southwest Center and Wendy Burk of the Poetry Center received grants to establish a Southwest-focused site and to enhance the Poetry Center's holdings.

In Married Couples, Death May Not Entirely Do You Part

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:50am
A person's quality of life at the time of their death continues to influence his or her spouse's quality of life in the years following the person's passing, according to new UA research.

Building Research Infrastructure for the Infinite

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:50am
Between the recently rebranded CyVerse data management platform and the AIM Photonics consortium, the UA is at the leading edge of turning data into discovery. Part Two in a six-part series on stories to watch in 2016.

UA Launches First Dual Degree Law Program in China

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:50am
Students in the program will earn an LLB from Ocean University of China and a Bachelor of Arts in Law from the UA. Courses will be offered at the UA's new location in Qingdao, China.

UA's McGuire Students Build the Future They Imagine

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:50am
Entrepreneurial projects include big-data analysis for social media engagement and commercialization of a drug to aid those suffering from Parkinson’s disease.

Network Poised to Remodel Human Rights Activism

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:50am
With UA Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry support, Bill Simmons has launched GlobalHumanRightsDirect.com, which aims to revolutionize how human rights is taught.