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UA's Alison Deming Named Guggenheim Fellow

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 3:50am
The creative-writing professor is working on a book of essays focused on lost industries of fishing and fashion, magnifying the connection between culture and the environment.

UA Professor Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 3:50am
Major honor for Renu Malhotra of UA's Department of Planetary Sciences follows her election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Class of 2015: Screening Before Graduating

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 3:50am
B.F.A. thesis films from the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television return this year to the Fox Tucson Theatre. Graduating film and television students are screening their projects.

Giant Telescope Takes Close Look at Jupiter's Moon

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 3:50am
With the first detailed observations through imaging interferometry of a lava lake on a moon of Jupiter, the Large Binocular Telescope Observatory places itself as the forerunner of the next generation of Extremely Large Telescopes.

Industry Leaders, Academics Discuss Future of Retail

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 3:50am
Retail "everywhere at once" was the mantra at the UA's annual Global Retailing Conference, which attracted industry professionals and UA students. Watch the embedded video!

Active Learning Spaces to Multiply in Fall

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 3:50am
Five classrooms will be outfitted over the summer with technology and furniture designed to enhance student learning and interaction as the UA builds on the success of last fall's pilot project in STEM education.

UA Launching New Degree Program in Phoenix

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 3:50am
Now enrolling for the fall, the UA North Valley initiative is the result of a unique partnership with the Maricopa County Community College District to offer a Bachelor of General Studies degree from the UA.

Game, Set, Match: UA Grad Heading to Google

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 3:50am
After playing tennis and interning on Wall Street, Andre Vidaller soon will embark on a new adventure in Ireland with the world's most popular search engine company.

Tell Us About UANow and

Thu, 05/07/2015 - 3:50am
To help shape the evolution of two of the UA's central news vehicles, University Relations, Communications is encouraging students, employees, alumni, the public and members of the media to participate in a readership survey.

Seniors to Be Honored at Commencement

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 3:50am
Nominated by faculty and their peers, seven were selected for their notable accomplishments as undergraduates and will be recognized during the UA's ceremony on May 16.

Academy Elects UA Planetary Sciences Professor

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 3:50am
Renu Malhotra has revolutionized the understanding of the history of the solar system through use of the orbital resonance between Pluto and Neptune.

Student Entrepreneurs Rise to the Innovative Minds Challenge

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 3:50am
UA student teams presented their innovative and creative ideas to solve real business and social challenges.

Class of 2015: From Miss Arizona to Med School

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 3:50am
Jennifer Sedler took a leave from her time at the UA to compete in the Miss America Pageant and says the experience deepened her commitment to a career in medicine.

Hubble's UA-Made 'Eyes' Help Us See Space

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 3:50am
UA researchers and engineers have used the Hubble Space Telescope, which marks its 25th anniversary on Friday, to make unexpected discoveries of the universe, earning a Nobel Prize for a UA graduate.

UA to Join 'A-Team' in Search for Earthlike Planets

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 3:50am
A team created by a new NASA initiative hopes to better understand the various components of exoplanets — planets around other stars — as well as how the parent stars and neighbor planets interact to support life.

Biosphere 2 Hosts Forum on Food, Energy and Water

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 3:50am
A National Science Foundation workshop attracted experts from across the U.S. and the globe to tackle questions about resources on a planet that soon will have 9 billion people.

Narrating the Wildcat Way

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 3:50am
A guest column is launching on the UA's official blog, written by students who are involved in a summer internship, job, fellowship, assistantship or other engaged work.

Earth Day Celebrated Early by UA's Spring Fling

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 3:50am
Two student groups diverted nearly 1,300 pounds of compostable material and food scraps from landfills — about double the amount from last year's event.

Astronomers Probe Young Star and its Planets

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 3:50am
An international team of astronomers has obtained the first results from the LEECH exoplanets survey, and the findings reveal new insights into the architecture of HR8799, a "scaled-up" version of our solar system 130 light-years from Earth.

Global Leader in Insect Management Earns Koffler Prize

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 3:50am
UA professor Bruce Tabashnik has earned the 2015 Koffler Prize for Research/Scholarship/Creative Activity, which honors a dedicated scientist, scholar and collaborator whose mission is to “conduct research to improve food production while preserving environmental quality.”