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Breathing New Life Into Diabetes Treatment

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 3:50am
A UA professor's implantable oxygen generator has the potential to reverse Type 1 diabetes in some patients, and he and his collaborators have been awarded $3 million in grants and contracts.

Scholarship Universe Named a National 'Model' Program

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 3:50am
In response to the financial crash in 2008, the UA designed and launched Scholarship Universe to match students with funding opportunities. The program has been named a Models of Excellence honoree by University Business magazine.

UA Professor Presents Developing Fraud Detection Technology to U.S. Congressional Committee

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 3:50am
Joe Valacich, a UA Eller College of Management professor, presented his developing technology for identifying suspicious behaviors to a Congressional Committee on Homeland Security.

UA Marks Record Second Year in Research Commercialization, Several Notable Startups

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 3:50am
Tech Launch Arizona saw another record year with more than 200 invention disclosures, the formation of 12 startup licensee companies and more than $2.1 million in revenue from royalties and patent reimbursements for intellectual property at the UA.

UA Director Speaks Before U.S. House Subcommittee about Rural Health Care Disparities

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 3:50am
Dr. Dan Derksen, director of the Center for Rural Health at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, will provide a testimony about the disparities created in rural areas by Medicare regulations and payment.

William R. Dickinson, Major Figure in Plate Tectonics and Pacific Archaeology, Dies

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 3:50am
UA geoscientist William R. Dickinson, 83, integrated the fields of plate tectonics and sedimentology and helped trace the migration of humans through the Pacific. He died in his sleep on July 21 while on an archeological field trip in Nuku'alofa, Tonga.

UA Part of National Team to Receive $110M to Launch Photonics Institute

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 3:50am
The UA College of Optical Sciences is part of a national public-private partnership set to receive $110 million in federal funding to revolutionize Internet communication, with other benefits expected to impact multiple commercial technology sectors.

Schoolteacher Bones Up on Anthropology at UA

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 3:50am
Local high school teacher Alex Ruff is partnering with UA anthropologists and taking what he learns back to students in his forensic science classes.

H.S. Students Get a Jump Start on Research

Mon, 08/17/2015 - 3:50am
The UA's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering provides an opportunity for experiential learning, which is expected to become the norm in career preparation for young engineers.

iPlant Taming the 'Big Data Beast'

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 3:50am
The UA-headquartered iPlant Collaborative is ready to handle the projected rise in genomic information, turning raw data into scientific breakthroughs.

Banner – UMC Tucson Ranked Among Nation's Best

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 3:50am
In the latest U.S. News rankings, the hospital is the best in the Tucson metropolitan area and No. 3 in Arizona behind the Mayo Clinic and Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix.

UA to Boost Cardiac Rescue in India

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 3:50am
The program supports community-based projects designed to expand access to life-saving interventions for heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest.

UA Improves to No. 68 Ranking Worldwide, No. 42 in US

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 3:50am
The Center for World University Rankings used quantitative measures to assess the quality of education, the prestige of faculty members and the quality of faculty research.

UA Surgeon Takes on 'Medjacking'

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 3:50am
Dr. David G. Armstrong says it's only a matter of time before malicious medical-device hacking becomes a big issue, and he is working on strategies to keep patients and companies safe.

Collaboration Deepens Between UA and Japan

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 3:50am
This month's overseas trip by a University delegation, focused on parallel asteroid-sample missions and more, provides another example of how the UA has extended its international reach.

Renovated Old Main Receives LEED Silver Certification

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 3:50am
The UA mainstay becomes the oldest building in Arizona to receive LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for cost savings and positive environmental impact.

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.