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The Library of Congress has named UA Press author Juan Felipe Herrera as the nation's poet laureate for 2015-2016. Herrera has a long-standing relationship with the UA Press, which has published seven of his collections.
When most Americans spend the majority of their lives indoors, what does that mean for their relationship to the environment? UA instructor Eric Magrane is pushing for a different appreciation.
Alumnus Bob Baffert, who trained Triple Crown winner American Pharoah, is among many trained by the UA for careers in horse racing through its nationally recognized program.
Mapping Q, a program at the UA Museum of Art that introduces LGBTQ youth to art, recently received the SAAF Volunteer Award for Original Contribution. Chelsea Farrar, the museum's assistant curator for education, developed the program.
Retail giant Walmart will use the software of UA startup SinfoníaRx to monitor prescription medications — a textbook example of how TLA and tech transfer work at the UA.
With the tragic death of Raphael "Rafe" Sagarin, the UA community has lost a marine scientist whose boundless enthusiasm, sharp intellect and caring attitude inspired others.
Collaborators have secured more than $500 million to build the Giant Magellan Telescope, whose UA-made mirrors will enable astronomers to look deeper into space than ever before.
The UA Water Resources Research Center is hosting its "Indigenous Perspectives on Sustainable Water Practices," drawing representatives from Arizona tribes, the UA, Northern Arizona University, governmental agencies and the Arizona Legislature.
Angela Menard and Joshua Sparling are the newest Tillman Scholars, and now 20 UA students have received grants under the program named for the late Pat Tillman.
Declines in native biodiversity can open opportunities for imported species to not only grab a foothold in a new territory, but also to evolve into invasive pests.
A native of the earthquake-torn country, Bhuwan Thapa has a keen interest in relief efforts and in helping with farming issues that threaten water and food security.
The Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture has become one of the world's most influential global platforms for exploring innovations toward sustainable agriculture and food security.
Unified English Braille soon will be the accepted code for braille across the nation. At the UA, College of Education faculty members have been preparing future teachers for changes, while also working to educate the community about what the changes mean.
The mating dance of these insects involves much more than their pheromone cologne. It depends on the time of day and the season, according to UA-led researchers.
Congratulations to these recently honored University employees.
With one of the fastest-growing major economies and the second-largest population in the world, India represents unique collaborative opportunities for the UA.
UA researchers examined the quality of life in older married couples, finding that the key to successful aging may lie in the physical and mental health of a person's spouse.
Fundraising successes such as the Humanities Seminars program have been important to the Arizona NOW campaign and to the UA's community outreach.
In a seven-week survey of eight high-poverty Tucson neighborhoods, students found that many of the poor are employed and not receiving assistance.
A collaborative study received approval in early May to begin accepting human subjects, in an effort to determine whether older adults suffering from prolonged hearing loss receive a cognitive boost after cochlear implant surgery.