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There Is No Parting This Red Sea

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 3:50am
The Arizona Wildcats credit their loyal fans with an assist in winning the Pac-12 Conference Tournament and earning a No. 2 seed in the West Region of the NCAA Tournament. The UA will face Texas Southern on Thursday.

UA Scientists Fly Kites in Hawaii to Study Mars

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 3:50am
Clues to the mysteries of the red planet are revealed by an unconventional method of studying volcanic landscapes on the Big Island, using specially equipped kites.

New Clues from the Dawn of the Solar System

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 3:50am
Sulfide chondrules, a new type of building blocks discovered in meteorites left over from the solar system's infancy, provide evidence for a previously unknown region in the protoplanetary disk that gave rise to the planets including Earth.

UA Research goes from Idea to Patent to Market

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 3:50am
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

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 3:50am
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

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 3:50am
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.

Could Man's Best Friend Be Man's Best Medicine?

Thu, 04/02/2015 - 3:50am
Most dog owners will tell you their furry friends make them feel good emotionally. But UA researchers are exploring whether dogs can actually improve human health.

UA Employees, Programs Honored

Thu, 04/02/2015 - 3:50am
Congratulations to these recently honored University employees and programs.

UA Mars Scientists Capture Image of Sci-Fi Landing Site

Thu, 04/02/2015 - 3:50am
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.

UA Student Project Tackles Poverty in Tucson

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 7:29pm
Data collection is only part of an ongoing field workshop that goes the extra mile, taking time to listen to the hardships and challenges faced by others in the community.

New UA Program to Explore Buddhism

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 3:50am
In light of the rise of Asian economies and markets and the adoption of Buddhist practices in the Western region of the world, the UA is launching a program in Buddhist studies.

'Z-Factor' to Explore Sleep, Learning Link

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 3:50am
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

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 3:50am
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

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 3:50am
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

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 3:50am
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

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 3:50am
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.