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2 UA Units Partner on Breast Cancer Research

Mon, 11/02/2015 - 3:50am
In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Honors College has partnered with the Cancer Center to raise funds in support of a faculty and student researchers working on a collaborative project.

How Happiness Came Into Beings

Mon, 11/02/2015 - 3:50am
Asher Baltzell and a team of UA scientists published a paper that illuminates the evolutionary origins of vertebrate dopamine receptors, the gateways to happiness.

Microscopic Findings, Astronomic Implications

Thu, 10/29/2015 - 3:50am
By sifting through chunks of meteorite, scientists uncover microscopic pieces of ancient stars still in their original form. From these microscopic relics, scientists can determine the mass and chemical composition of these stars — and even paint a picture of the local galaxy before the birth of the solar system.

UA Offers CPR Training for EMS Professionals

Thu, 10/29/2015 - 3:50am
The University recently held its first training session in a collaborative project called "High Performance CPR University."

Racial Bias in Crosswalks? Study Says Yes

Thu, 10/29/2015 - 3:50am
UA researcher Arlie Adkins, a transportation planning expert, and his collaborators found that African-American pedestrians waited longer than whites before drivers yielded. Now they will turn their attention to gender.

Spiral Arms Discovered in Planet-Forming Disk

Wed, 10/28/2015 - 3:50am
While hunting for exoplanets, a first-year UA graduate student and his adviser observed a curious structure that could answer some big questions about outer space.

2 UA Student Veterans Serve on Honor Flight

Tue, 10/27/2015 - 3:50am
Sean Rambaran and Tim Ashcraft were chosen as guardians for a group of World War II and Korean War veterans who flew to Washington, D.C., this month to visit military memorials.

UA Study: More Power Means Less Trust

Tue, 10/27/2015 - 3:50am
UA researchers in the Eller College of Management have found that people with less power place significantly more trust in those with more power than the reverse. Their findings will be published in a forthcoming issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

UA Ranks 67th Among Best Global Universities

Fri, 10/23/2015 - 3:50am
U.S. News & World Report ranked 750 research-intensive institutions of higher education, and the UA's highest ranking came from its space science program at No. 6.

Leslie Boyer: The UA's Antivenom Advocate

Fri, 10/23/2015 - 3:50am
The founding director of the VIPER Institute, a physician regarded as a pioneer in the treatment of snakebites, has attracted media attention to the high price of antivenom with her research.

'The Martian' Food-Growing System: It's Here

Fri, 10/23/2015 - 3:50am
Memo to moviegoers: Researchers at the UA's Controlled Environment Agriculture Center, three miles from campus, have a lunar and Martian greenhouse prototype that produces sweet potatoes and strawberries. And it was launched 7 years ago.

UA Launches B.S. in Environmental Engineering

Fri, 10/23/2015 - 3:50am
The newest degree program focuses on sustainability and is open to eligible freshmen and sophomores at the University.

New Name for Arizona Health Sciences Center

Thu, 10/22/2015 - 3:50am
The move better identifies Arizona’s academic health center as an integral part of the University.

UNAM Center for Mexican Studies Launches

Thu, 10/22/2015 - 3:50am
The collaboration between the UA and the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, which goes back more than 30 years, has entered a new phase with the center's opening in Tucson.

University Fellows Program Welcomes New Group

Wed, 10/21/2015 - 3:50am
Nearly two dozen graduate students are being funded as University Fellows, and they are studying a broad range of topics. The program was launched in 2014.

Losing Individuality: The Electron's Identity Crisis

Wed, 10/21/2015 - 3:50am
UA physics professor Andrei Lebed challenges our perception of what electrons look like and how they behave.

President Hart Signs Sustainability Agreement

Wed, 10/21/2015 - 3:50am
The UA has pledged to continue to track greenhouse gas emissions and reduce its carbon footprint, while adding a commitment to plan for the impact of climate change.

UA Events Celebrate Arts and Humanities Month

Wed, 10/21/2015 - 3:50am
From poetry to history, the University is hosting numerous events in October that will explore contrasting cultures, international languages and divergent ideas.

Vet Med Program to Have Home in Oro Valley

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 3:50am
The new UA campus also will support One Health, a worldwide effort to address disease threats to humans and animals simultaneously — and potentially improve the health of both populations.

UA Alumnus Part of ESPN 'GameDay' Crew

Mon, 10/19/2015 - 3:50am
Camera operator Randy French has made the most of an opportunity with ESPN, which hired him straight out of school and has rewarded his technical expertise.