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UA Research goes from Idea to Patent to Market

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GlycoSurf, a startup company from the University of Arizona, has finalized an exclusive license agreement for a new chemical synthesis technology for the synthesis of environmentally-friendly surfactants - also known as biosurfactants - which are non-toxic and biodegradeable and used as "green" replacements for petroleum-based surfactants.

UA Researchers Unlock the Mysteries of Wound Healing

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A multidisciplinary research team discovers how cells know to rush to a wound and heal it – opening the door to new treatments for diabetes, heart disease and cancer.

UA Students to Head to State Capitol on Spring Break

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By hosting a tour and networking event, the UA's Institute of Career Readiness and Engagement is giving students a chance to meet with elected officials and learn about internships.

UA Employees, Programs Honored

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Congratulations to these recently honored University employees and programs.

UA Mars Scientists Capture Image of Sci-Fi Landing Site

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Images taken by the UA-led HiRISE mission reveal that the setting of the best-selling novel "The Martian" is far from being the featureless plain described in the book.

'Z-Factor' to Explore Sleep, Learning Link

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A new National Science Foundation-funded project at the UA addresses two critical issues: the sleeping habits of students in elementary school and the need to drive greater interest in STEM subjects.

Historic Day for Doctor of Nursing Practice Students

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The traditional White Coat Ceremony, a way to welcome new medical students into the profession, was extended in 2014 to schools of nursing to welcome advanced-practice students.

UA Research Reveals Smaller Illicit Drug Supply

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Since late 2006, the country has experienced a 35 percent decrease in cocaine's purity, a 32 percent decrease in seizures and a 100 percent increase in price — indicators of a major downward shift in supply.

UA Places Five Graduate Programs in Top 10

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U.S. News & World Report gives high rankings to programs in management information systems, speech-language pathology, rehabilitation counseling, earth sciences and pharmacy.

Former President of Ireland to Speak at UA

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Mary Robinson will discuss the importance of including the world's most vulnerable populations in solutions to climate change on Thursday, leading into the Festival of Books.

NSF Division Director Sizes Up UA's STEM Initiatives

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 3:50am
Susan Singer, who leads the agency's Division of Undergraduate Education, spoke about national STEM priorities and learned about the UA's aggressive approach.

Statement from University of Arizona President Ann Weaver Hart regarding FY16 Budget

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 3:50am
UA President Ann Weaver Hart has released a statement on the new budget.

UA Tech Park Has Major Regional Impact

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 3:50am
The park is one of the largest employment centers in the Tucson region, hosting 45 companies and organizations that employ nearly 6,500 skilled workers.

Lovers of Learning to Unite at Book Festival

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 3:50am
The annual Tucson Festival of Books, a celebration of literature that will take place on the UA campus this weekend, contributes to literacy efforts in the community.

Laser Day Lights Up Young Crowd

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 3:50am
The UA College of Optical Sciences' annual STEM outreach event showcased optics applications in communications, health, energy, agriculture and education.

Science City Adds Pi to the Menu

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 3:50am
Pi is the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter, and only on 3/14/15 (3.1415) could it get maximum attention. But that's just one of many reasons to attend the UA's Science City.

Grad Student Named Diplomacy and Diversity Fellow

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 3:50am
The UA's Robert Alvarez, a Peace Corps alumnus who is pursuing a career in foreign policy, will participate in an intensive program about international relations and global diversity.

'Romeo and Juliet' Has Distinct UA Flavor

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 3:50am
A record nine students and three faculty members from the School of Theatre, Film & Television are part of the Arizona Theatre Company production.

Hot Spots, Cold Spots: When Temperature Goes Quantum

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 3:50am
A UA-led collaboration has discovered that temperature behaves in strange and unexpected ways in graphene, a material that has scientists sizzling with excitement.

Banner – University Medicine to Transform Care

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 3:50am
New chapter in academic medicine represents a pivotal outcome of Never Settle, the UA's strategic plan, and continues a long-standing affiliation with Banner Health in Arizona. "This merger ... will benefit the entire state," said UA President Ann Weaver Hart.