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UA-Led Research Debunks Belief About Narcissism

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 3:50am
Overuse of the first-person singular is no clear indication of an unrealistic sense of superiority and self-importance and an overabundance of self-focus.

EarthWeek 2015 to Showcase Student Research

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 3:50am
The annual student-organized event, now in its sixth year, will include 110 poster presentations, 111 oral presentations and five keynote speakers.

UA Team Wins $100,000 in Water Challenge

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 3:50am
Through "Beyond the Mirage," Arizonans will create and share their own mini-documentaries on a website that is expected to launch in January.

UA-Led Study Resolves Reptilian Family Tree

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 3:50am
New research has helped settle the relationships among the major groups of lizards and snakes, and it has implications for future studies in ecology and evolutionary biology.

OSIRIS-REx Mission Passes Milestone

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 3:50am
Assembly, launch and test operations have begun at Lockheed Martin in Denver, representing a critical stage of the program when the spacecraft begins to take form.

Work Explores Social Smoking on College Campuses

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 3:50am
In her new book "Lighting Up," UA professor Mimi Nichter investigates the reasons that young adults continue to smoke more than any other age group — and makes a connection to drinking.

UA Effort Addresses Sexual Assault

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 3:50am
Students, faculty and staff are teaming up across campus to raise awareness, and a variety of events this month will focus on the issue. The "It's On Us" bystander intervention program is part of the high-profile emphasis.

Huntsman to Speak at UA Commencement

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 3:50am
The former Utah governor, who ran for president and now runs a nonpartisan organization, will address the Class of 2015 on how collaboration and common sense can get government moving again.

A Better Method for Forecasting Hurricane Season

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 3:50am
Damages from U.S. hurricanes between 1970 and 2002 cost $57 billion. UA scientists say that better predictions can help with emergency preparedness, which could limit damages, cut costs and save lives.

Galaxy Clusters Formed as 'Fireworks'

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 3:50am
Observations with UA observatories in Arizona and space observatories reveal glimpses into how today’s galaxies came to be. Using one-of-a-kind instrumentation, astronomers were able to study large numbers of "mystery galaxies."

UA Scores With 'A Player's Program'

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 3:50am
The slogan began to gain traction in 2011 during a minor renovation at McKale Center, and it has since become the Twitter handle for men's basketball.

A Farewell to Arizona's Floor General

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 3:50am
T.J. McConnell's impact on the men's basketball program is difficult to overstate, and his inspirational leadership will be a challenge for coach Sean Miller and the Wildcats to replace.

Nobel Laureates Say UA Scientists Paved Way

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 3:50am
Longtime connections to the 2014 recipients of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine bring four of the world's leading brain researchers to campus in celebration of several milestones.

UA, Opponents Rely on Data Analytics

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 3:50am
When the Wildcats face Xavier tonight in the NCAA West Region semifinals, they'll know all about the Musketeers — and themselves — thanks to advanced data analytics and film analysis.

UA's Spring Fling to Celebrate Sustainably

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 3:50am
With more than 30,000 expected on campus over three days, the annual student-run carnival will include recycling and composting along with the fun and fundraising.

UA Students Perform Where the Dream Is Still King

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 3:50am
The School of Dance sent two students to Alabama to participate in the 50th anniversary of the voting rights march. Professor Melissa Lowe called it a highlight of her teaching career.

Program Targets Veterans, First Responders

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 3:50am
Workshops and courses at UA South have been designed to improve the resiliency of student veterans and now firefighters, police officers and other emergency personnel.

TLA Hosts Leaders in Tech Commercialization

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 3:50am
In the evolving field of "tech transfer," the UA's Tech Launch Arizona is positioned at the intersection of entrepreneurship, innovation and economic growth.

UA Students, Faculty Among Migrahack Winners

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 3:50am
Grand-prize-winning team uses local traffic-stop data, providing an opportunity to see how police deal with issues of immigration status.

And the Winner Is: Primary Care

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 3:50am
UA College of Medicine – Tucson Class of 2015 students opened Match Day envelopes on Friday to find out where they will go for residency training. More than one-third of the class will pursue primary care, the most critical shortage Arizona faces.