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Thinning Is In: UA Helps to Tame Wildfires

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 3:50am
Carrying out its land-grant mission, Cooperative Extension teaches thinning practices to northern Arizona landowners in a strategy to grow healthier trees and prevent forest fires.

UA Researchers Reveal Elusive Molecule

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 3:50am
A long-standing chemistry puzzle is solved, with potential implications ranging from industrial processes to atmospheric chemistry.

Pluto: A Dream 3.7 Billion Miles in the Making

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 3:50am
UA researcher Veronica Bray, whose little-girl aspirations became reality, will try to unravel the mysteries of the dwarf planet as part of NASA's New Horizons mission. Today's flyby will yield the first-ever close-up images.

Second Instrument Delivered for OSIRIS-REx Mission

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 3:50am
A spectrometer that will help the OSIRIS-REx mission team select a suitable sampling site on the asteroid Bennu has arrived at Lockheed Martin's spacecraft assembly facility, ready to be integrated into the nascent spacecraft.

UA Offers Early Training in Cybersecurity

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 3:50am
The Eller College of Management hosts the GenCyber camp, introducing students and teachers to the emerging field with support from two national agencies.

Doctors to Get Better Access to Digital Data

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 3:50am
Software developed by UA researchers, as part of a $1.3 million NIH grant, will transmit review-ready data in minutes or seconds, helping patients receive quicker second opinions and diagnoses.

UA Startup to Develop Cancer Treatment

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 3:50am
A drug by Synactix Pharmaceuticals starves and obstructs tumor growth, and represents another successful collaboration by the College of Pharmacy and Tech Launch Arizona.

UA's Insight Aids Survival From Cardiac Arrest

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 3:50am
College of Medicine professors from Tucson and Phoenix served on a 19-member national panel that recommended strategies on cardiac arrest to the Institute of Medicine.

Professor-Student Team Brings Awareness to Virus

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 3:50am
An open house at the BIO5 Institute led to a student's internship with immunobiology professor Felicia Goodrum on the cytomegalovirus and its potentially devastating effects.

100% Engagement Goes to the Next Level

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 3:50am
The UA's newly created Office of Student Engagement recently launched a website to provide resources for students, faculty and staff to engage in this key University initiative.

UA Launches College-Access Initiative

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 3:50am
Five recent UA graduates will be placed in Tucson high schools this fall as part of the College Advising Corps, which works to increase the number of first-generation college students.

2 From UA Solve Public Health Issue, Win Competition

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 3:50am
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency awarded first place and $150,000 to UA faculty for their method of predicting cases of the mosquito-transmitted chikungunya virus.

UA Historian Studies Revolutionary War Veterans

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 3:50am
A book by Ben Irvin will explore the lives of Revolutionary War veterans with disabilities, showing that many paid a steep price for the liberty we celebrate on the Fourth of July.

Likelihood Low of Danger From Asteroid

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 3:50am
Today is Asteroid Day and Eric Christensen, director of the UA's Catalina Sky Survey, discusses the chances of danger from a giant space rock slamming into our planet.

Pac-12 Follows UA's Lead, Joins Green Alliance

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 3:50am
With a history of commitment to sustainability, the UA has been a member of the Green Sports Alliance since 2013 and in March hosted a "zero waste" men's basketball game.

Military Choose UA Online, Calling It 'A Perfect Fit'

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 3:50am
The University's prestige and reputation, along with supportive clubs and organizations, are a part of what appeals to those who are resuming their education.

OSIRIS-REx’s First Instrument Arrives for Integration Into Spacecraft

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 3:50am
The first of five instruments that will map and analyze asteroid Bennu as part of the UA-led OSIRIS-REx mission has arrived at the Lockheed Martin Space Systems facility and awaits integration into the spacecraft structure.

New Major in American Indian Studies Makes UA Unique

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 3:50am
The undergraduate program is designed for Native and non-Native students interested in the history, socioeconomic issues and environments of Native communities in the U.S.

UA Recognized for Innovation and Impact

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 3:50am
The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities awards an elite designation to the University for its ability to translate research into technology innovation and commercialization.

Breakthrough for Planet Hunters

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 3:50am
A new optical component developed by astronomers at the UA and Leiden University in the Netherlands pushes the capability of detecting alien planets closer to their host stars than ever before.