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Ten Graduate Fellows Are Selected by UA Confluencenter

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 3:50am
The UA Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry, working to advance the next generation of thinkers and researchers, has named a new group to be funded during 2015-2016.

Giant Mirror Presents a Unique, Oversize Load

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 3:50am
After years of polishing to perfection, the telescope mirror that is expected to revolutionize our view of the cosmos has left the UA's Richard F. Caris Mirror Lab. Its destination: Chile.

New Insights Into Drivers of Earth's Ecosystems

Fri, 06/12/2015 - 3:50am
Sampling the world's oceans aboard the Tara Oceans research vessel, a UA-led international team uncovered new information about the ways marine viruses and microbes interact.

Graduation Was a Major Milestone for NFL Player

Fri, 06/12/2015 - 3:50am
Wrapping up our Commencement 2015 coverage, we bring you the inspirational story of Earl Mitchell, who kept a college degree in his sights since leaving the UA in 2010.

UA Food Study: Shop More, Waste Less

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 3:50am
Bulk-buying of food might not be such a boon to the budget after all. Research by the UA's Victoria Ligon and Anita Bhappu found that consumers shop too infrequently and overbuy when they do, contributing to waste.

UA Poll: Arizonans Concerned About Global Warming

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 3:50am
More than 70 percent support government action to reduce global warming, and a majority of state residents believe people are at least partly to blame for warmer temperatures.

Old Main Renovation Wins Several Awards

Wed, 06/10/2015 - 3:50am
The recent restoration of Old Main, a UA campus treasure, brought state and regional awards this month for its planning, design and construction team.

UA's Miller to Coach U19 Team for US

Wed, 06/10/2015 - 3:50am
The U19 team, which will compete in this summer's World Championships in Greece, is one of five national teams for USA Basketball.

Video Highlights UA-Led Research on Human Evolution, Climate

Wed, 06/10/2015 - 3:50am
The 14-minute "A Human Climate" tracks scientists as they investigate the climate that prevailed when key hominin fossils such as Lucy and Turkana Boy were alive.

Giffords, Kelly to Speak at Law School Graduation

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 3:50am
The college will confer 183 degrees in its centennial commencement and also will recognize the first four students to receive the nation's only Bachelor in Law degree.

UA Employees, Programs Honored

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 3:50am
Congratulations to these recently honored University programs and employees.

Three UA Students Among Goldwater Scholars

Mon, 06/08/2015 - 3:50am
Undergraduate researchers Alison Comrie, Travis Sawyer and Jeannie Wilkening have been selected as national Goldwater Scholars for their study in STEM-related fields.

Goodbye 'Mad Men,' Hello Grief

Mon, 06/08/2015 - 3:50am
When a popular TV series ends, fans are left wondering "what happens next" for characters they’ve come to know — and some miss those characters as if they had been real social connections.

Mindfulness Practices Help With Focus

Mon, 06/08/2015 - 3:50am
Sports psychologist George Mumford visited the UA campus recently for a talk hosted by the Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry.

And Now ... Commencement 2015!

Sun, 06/07/2015 - 3:50am
UA President Ann Weaver Hart will confer degrees upon thousands of eligible graduates during the 151st Commencement on Saturday night in Arizona Stadium. About 40,000 guests are expected.

A Light Touch for Museum Artwork

Wed, 06/03/2015 - 3:50am
As museums explore new lighting technologies to enhance viewing without damaging artwork, a UA team is developing an LED system that draws from the world of optical science.

Alumni-Owned Company Awarded $100K Grant

Wed, 06/03/2015 - 3:50am
The goal of Grafted Growers is to create a sustainable indoor growing system that will produce affordable, higher-quality grafted vegetable transplants with fewer resources.

The Future Is Now at Engineering Design Day

Wed, 06/03/2015 - 3:50am
An engineer with Tucson Electric Power calls it "the most exciting event I attend all year." Interdisciplinary collaboration and enthusiastic corporate support are hallmarks of the UA's annual competition.

UA Poetry Center Awarded NEA Grant

Tue, 06/02/2015 - 3:50am
Funding will cover programming such as readings, lectures and school visits for 2015-2016 — and it comes at a critical time, said the center's director, Tyler Meier.

With Laughter and Tears, UA Sends Off Grads

Tue, 06/02/2015 - 3:50am
Tens of thousands attended the UA's 151st Commencement, where the Class of 2015 was encouraged to lead unselfish lives and help bring change to the world. More than 5,600 eligible students received their undergraduate and graduate degrees.