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Nobel Recipients to Celebrate UA Brain Science

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 3:50am
Pioneering scholars with long-standing ties to UA faculty members Lynn Nadel and Carol Barnes will visit campus this week to inaugurate the Center for Innovation in Brain Science.

UA Launches Online Campus

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 3:50am
Students now have access to dozens of courses offered through UA Online, an innovative digital campus of academic opportunities from one of the top-ranked public universities in the world.

Archaeologists Discover Maya 'Melting Pot'

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 3:50am
UA archaeologists working in Guatemala have unearthed new information about the Maya civilization's transition from a mobile, hunter-gatherer lifestyle to a sedentary way of life.

Debut Film by UA Alumnus Receives Accolades

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 3:50am
Having enjoyed a successful world premiere, "Unsound," directed by UA alumnus Darious Britt, is slated to screen in the Phoenix Film Festival.

UA-Born Traffic App Launches in Tucson

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 3:50am
Professor's startup company is another example of innovation taken all the way to commercialization with the assistance of Tech Launch Arizona.

Final Four or Bust: The Journey Begins

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 3:50am
Alumni everywhere are fired up about the Arizona Wildcats' chances in the NCAA Tournament, which could feature a West Region rematch down the line against Wisconsin. The UA opens in Portland against Texas Southern.

UA to Host Hackathon on Immigration

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 3:50am
Free, three-day event will bring together computer programmers, Web designers, journalists, nonprofits and community members for data analysis of issues.

Why Pi? It's a History Lesson All Its Own

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 3:50am
The irrational number, typically approximated as 3.14159, has proved itself as a captivator of the imagination and an irreplaceably practical part of everyday life.

There Is No Parting This Red Sea

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 3:50am
The Arizona Wildcats credit their loyal fans with an assist in winning the Pac-12 Conference Tournament and earning a No. 2 seed in the West Region of the NCAA Tournament. The UA will face Texas Southern on Thursday.

UA Scientists Fly Kites in Hawaii to Study Mars

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 3:50am
Clues to the mysteries of the red planet are revealed by an unconventional method of studying volcanic landscapes on the Big Island, using specially equipped kites.

New Clues from the Dawn of the Solar System

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 3:50am
Sulfide chondrules, a new type of building blocks discovered in meteorites left over from the solar system's infancy, provide evidence for a previously unknown region in the protoplanetary disk that gave rise to the planets including Earth.

UA Research goes from Idea to Patent to Market

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 3:50am
GlycoSurf, a startup company from the University of Arizona, has finalized an exclusive license agreement for a new chemical synthesis technology for the synthesis of environmentally-friendly surfactants - also known as biosurfactants - which are non-toxic and biodegradeable and used as "green" replacements for petroleum-based surfactants.

UA Researchers Unlock the Mysteries of Wound Healing

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 3:50am
A multidisciplinary research team discovers how cells know to rush to a wound and heal it – opening the door to new treatments for diabetes, heart disease and cancer.

UA Students to Head to State Capitol on Spring Break

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 3:50am
By hosting a tour and networking event, the UA's Institute of Career Readiness and Engagement is giving students a chance to meet with elected officials and learn about internships.

Could Man's Best Friend Be Man's Best Medicine?

Thu, 04/02/2015 - 3:50am
Most dog owners will tell you their furry friends make them feel good emotionally. But UA researchers are exploring whether dogs can actually improve human health.

UA Employees, Programs Honored

Thu, 04/02/2015 - 3:50am
Congratulations to these recently honored University employees and programs.

UA Mars Scientists Capture Image of Sci-Fi Landing Site

Thu, 04/02/2015 - 3:50am
Images taken by the UA-led HiRISE mission reveal that the setting of the best-selling novel "The Martian" is far from being the featureless plain described in the book.

UA Student Project Tackles Poverty in Tucson

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 7:29pm
Data collection is only part of an ongoing field workshop that goes the extra mile, taking time to listen to the hardships and challenges faced by others in the community.

New UA Program to Explore Buddhism

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 3:50am
In light of the rise of Asian economies and markets and the adoption of Buddhist practices in the Western region of the world, the UA is launching a program in Buddhist studies.

'Z-Factor' to Explore Sleep, Learning Link

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 3:50am
A new National Science Foundation-funded project at the UA addresses two critical issues: the sleeping habits of students in elementary school and the need to drive greater interest in STEM subjects.