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Behind the Plate: A Catcher's Perspective

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 3:50am
Even at the college level, a skilled catcher such as the UA's Riley Moore must be capable of complex statistical analysis, have lightning-fast judgment and have highly developed organizational and leadership skills.

The Art and Science of the Environment

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 3:50am
"Marking Time to a Changing Climate," a new collaborative exhibit at the UA, illustrates ways that the humanities are being used to explore issues in scientific research and discovery.

Busy UA Student Still Finds the Stage

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 3:50am
Mackenzie Romriell is a mother, a teacher, a student pursuing her doctorate and a singer — and she still has room for an opera at the UA.

UA Vet Med Program Looks at Needs

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 3:50am
The state's only public veterinary medical education program, scheduled to launch in 2016, hopes to address rural veterinarian shortages and offer unique practical experience while holding down student costs.

E-Week: Fun, Games and Brains

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 3:50am
With 28 student clubs participating, this year's edition could be the biggest one yet in promoting engineering to the UA campus and the community.

UA Honors Asian American Heritage

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 3:50am
Speakers, performances, movie nights and a graduation ceremony are being held at the University in recognition of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.

UA App Designed to Help Women Quit Smoking

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 3:50am
See Me Smoke-Free, the first multibehavioral mobile health app designed to help women quit smoking, eat well and get moving, is now available for free on the Google Play Store.

Old Main's Douglas Fir Gets New Life

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 3:50am
A group of UA School of Architecture students was presented with a unique challenge: Repurpose the salvaged wood that made up Old Main's veranda for more than 120 years.

UA Grad Slam Is a Grand Success

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 3:50am
The research competition, the largest of its kind in the country with nearly 100 students, was won by Rachel LaMantia for her energy-efficient housing structure based on Hopi traditions.

Project Launches for LGBTQ Homeless

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 3:50am
A disproportionate number of LGBTQ individuals experience homelessness in the U.S. The UA's Southwest Institute for Research on Women, with a new $1.2 million federal grant, is working to address the problem in the Tucson region.

In-State Tuition Creates Opportunity for American Indian Students

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 3:50am
A 2013 policy allowing members of all federally recognized tribes in Arizona to pay in-state tuition has made a college degree more accessible for tribal members.

UA-Led Research Debunks Belief About Narcissism

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 3:50am
Overuse of the first-person singular is no clear indication of an unrealistic sense of superiority and self-importance and an overabundance of self-focus.

EarthWeek 2015 to Showcase Student Research

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 3:50am
The annual student-organized event, now in its sixth year, will include 110 poster presentations, 111 oral presentations and five keynote speakers.

UA Team Wins $100,000 in Water Challenge

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 3:50am
Through "Beyond the Mirage," Arizonans will create and share their own mini-documentaries on a website that is expected to launch in January.

UA-Led Study Resolves Reptilian Family Tree

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 3:50am
New research has helped settle the relationships among the major groups of lizards and snakes, and it has implications for future studies in ecology and evolutionary biology.

OSIRIS-REx Mission Passes Milestone

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 3:50am
Assembly, launch and test operations have begun at Lockheed Martin in Denver, representing a critical stage of the program when the spacecraft begins to take form.

Work Explores Social Smoking on College Campuses

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 3:50am
In her new book "Lighting Up," UA professor Mimi Nichter investigates the reasons that young adults continue to smoke more than any other age group — and makes a connection to drinking.

UA Effort Addresses Sexual Assault

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 3:50am
Students, faculty and staff are teaming up across campus to raise awareness, and a variety of events this month will focus on the issue. The "It's On Us" bystander intervention program is part of the high-profile emphasis.

Huntsman to Speak at UA Commencement

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 3:50am
The former Utah governor, who ran for president and now runs a nonpartisan organization, will address the Class of 2015 on how collaboration and common sense can get government moving again.

A Better Method for Forecasting Hurricane Season

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 3:50am
Damages from U.S. hurricanes between 1970 and 2002 cost $57 billion. UA scientists say that better predictions can help with emergency preparedness, which could limit damages, cut costs and save lives.