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UA Program Helps With Children's Health

Fri, 10/16/2015 - 3:50am
Over four years, about 1,100 children in Pinal County were referred for follow-up diagnosis and treatment as a result of a Cooperative Extension-led program.

HiRISE Images Show Signs of Liquid Water on Mars

Fri, 10/16/2015 - 3:50am
A former UA undergraduate's findings from the HiRISE imager of NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter indicate water on the red planet. The UA's Alfred McEwen is a co-author of the report.

UA Author: Understanding Mexico Requires Context

Fri, 10/16/2015 - 3:50am
Regents' Professor Oscar Martínez, who grew up on the U.S.-Mexico border, examines his native country's economic challenges in a new book and will be part of "UNAM at UA" next week.

App Makes Athletes Think About Concussions

Fri, 10/16/2015 - 3:50am
UA engineering and biomedical researchers are building a virtual-reality experience targeting concussion awareness, to encourage NCAA student-athletes to report the real thing.

Reimagined Textbooks Adapt to Student Learning

Thu, 10/15/2015 - 3:50am
Roman Lysecky, a UA associate professor of computer and electrical engineering, has taken active learning to heart with an edtech startup, zyBooks.

Xtronaut Kickstarter Campaign Blasts Off

Thu, 10/15/2015 - 3:50am
When federal budget cuts wiped out public outreach funding for OSIRIS-REx, the UA's Dante Lauretta took it upon himself to get things done.

UA Professor Contributes to Year of Poe

Thu, 10/15/2015 - 3:50am
Paul Hurh is a collaborator on "Big Read Connects Tucson," which is presenting events and activities to celebrate and explore the work of Edgar Allan Poe.

Mirror Lab Renamed in Honor of Richard F. Caris

Thu, 10/15/2015 - 3:50am
The longtime benefactor of the UA's astronomy department, who donated $20 million last December to support the University's role in building the Giant Magellan Telescope, was officially recognized.

UA Graduates, Once Classmates, Are Now Colleagues

Wed, 10/14/2015 - 3:50am
Casey Solem and Brian Geyer, part of the inaugural class at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix, are together again as practicing emergency-room physicians.

Bartlett Gift to Expand SALT Center

Tue, 10/13/2015 - 3:50am
Philanthropists Patricia and Bruce Bartlett have committed $5 million to renovate the UA’s Strategic Alternative Learning Techniques Center and also to fund support and learning services for all students.

Couple Donate $3M to School of Anthropology

Tue, 10/13/2015 - 3:50am
The gift from UA alumni Philip and Kathe Gust, announced by the school at this week's 100th anniversary commemoration, supports field research for graduate students and keeps the Arizona NOW campaign ahead of pace.

Moon Week Kicks Off at Flandrau

Mon, 10/12/2015 - 3:50am
The big event: Lunar Eclipse Night on Sunday, Sept. 27, when the full moon will pass through the shadow of the Earth.

UA Humanities Professor Is a Living Definition of Prolific

Fri, 10/09/2015 - 3:50am
For Albrecht Classen, everything connects to medieval studies, and his passion for history and literature has resulted in close to 80 books over a 30-year academic career.

UA Professor Engages Kids, Encourages Z’s

Fri, 10/09/2015 - 3:50am
Curriculum by Janet Meiling Roveda uses the topic of sleep to develop students' skills and interests in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields.

Ants May Have Reason to Be Anti-Work

Fri, 10/09/2015 - 3:50am
Two UA researchers say laziness is a "specialization" for some ants, just like being a forager or a nest builder.

Neilsen Grants Support Disabled UA Students

Fri, 10/09/2015 - 3:50am
Four undergraduates have received full-tuition scholarships — and the opportunities that come with them through the Adaptive Athletics Program, part of the Disability Resources Center.

Anthropology in Action: Training the Next Generation

Fri, 10/09/2015 - 3:50am
The scope of the School of Anthropology has grown tremendously, but it continues its strong tradition in archaeology. Students regularly engage in internships, field work and other activities.

UA Lecture Series to Focus on Immortality

Thu, 10/08/2015 - 3:50am
This year's Downtown Lecture Series from the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences opens on Oct. 14 and will address the question: What happens when we die?

Get Bugged (and Like It) at Insect Festival

Thu, 10/08/2015 - 3:50am
The festival will highlight insects’ roles in maintaining healthy ecosystems, enhancing crop productivity, pollinating plants, affecting urban environments and spreading disease.

UA Alumna Receives White House Honor

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 3:50am
Amanda Tachine, who earned her doctorate in higher education in May, has been recognized by President Barack Obama for her work in the Native American community.