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Science Lecture Series to Explore Life in the Universe

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 3:50am
What is life? How do we recognize it? Seven upcoming talks are free and will be held at Centennial Hall on the UA campus from Jan. 26 through March 9.

Three Nearly Earth-Size Planets Found Orbiting Nearby Star

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 3:50am
Star’s proximity means it is bright enough for astronomers to study the planets’ atmospheres, to determine whether they are like Earth’s atmosphere and conducive to life.

Years Later, HiRISE Camera Confirms the Beagle Has Landed

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 3:50am
The long-lost Mars lander Beagle 2 has been discovered in images taken with the UA-led High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment aboard NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

UA Receives $2 Million for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 3:50am
The UA Steele Children’s Research Center has received $2 million from the Centers for Disease Control to continue identifying children who have autism spectrum disorders, becoming one of 10 sites in the U.S. supported during the current grant cycle.

'Molecular Truck' Could Deliver New Treatment

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 3:50am
Child sufferers of ulcerative colitis stand to benefit from the work of an interdisciplinary UA team assisted by Tech Launch Arizona.

UA to Serve Up Fresh Approach to Health

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 3:50am
Bringing science to the plate, the Department of Nutritional Sciences will tout the benefits of the globally popular Mediterranean diet with a series of events kicking off on Jan. 28.

UA College of Fine Arts Announces $20M Gift

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 3:50am
A donation by the Fox family to the School of Music honors centenarian Fred Fox, a master teacher and legendary horn player who has coached the school's distinguished wind quintet.

Extrasolar Storms: How's the Weather Way Out There?

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 3:50am
Like galactic storm chasers, UA astronomers are leading an effort to discover how clouds and weather systems change on other worlds.

UA Leads the Charge on STEM Reform

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 3:50am
Student-oriented initiatives and programs, aligned with statewide and national priorities, are part of a movement to improve U.S. economic growth and international competitiveness.

Head of UA Journalism School Reacts to Paris Attack

Sat, 01/31/2015 - 3:50am
An American free press began in France with thinkers who were "the genesis of our liberties," David Cuillier says, reflecting on Charlie Hebdo.

UBRP Conference to Highlight Solutions to Challenges

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 3:50am
In addition to being an important showcase for student research in the biological sciences, the event will include hands-on science activities and networking opportunities.

UA Grad's Little Firm Tackles Big-Data Solutions

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 3:50am
A Silicon Valley startup helps companies make data-informed decisions, all without the need for heavy expertise in information technology.

UA Online Programs Rated Highly by US News

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 3:50am
The Eller College of Management, which launched its online M.B.A. program in September 2013, saw its first graduating class walk last month and is already ranked 29th.

Black Life Matters Conference to Address Violence

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 3:50am
Hundreds are expected to attend the Black Life Matters Conference, which will address violence against African-Americans and focus on six major themes.

'Speed Networking' Leads to UA Interdisciplinary Projects

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 3:50am
Two new efforts, each emphasizing community engagement and sustainability, have been launched as the result of an unusual collaborative event.

UA Responds to Interest in Hebrew With New Course

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 3:50am
Structured as a small seminar, unique course offers students the opportunity to examine Israeli culture and its portrayal in the media.

A New, Public View of the Sky

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 3:50am
UA scientists are providing scientific expertise and crucial technology to the largest project ever undertaken to map the cosmos.

What a Year! Remembering the Best of 2014

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 3:50am
A renovated Old Main, historic anniversaries for homecoming and Cooperative Extension, and growth in student enrollment and diversity were some of the highlights.

Center Focuses on Compassion to Improve Ethics, Health

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 3:50am
The UA's new Center for Compassion Studies will be the nation’s first collegiate center to study how mindfulness and compassion can impact aspects of daily life.

Colorado River Delta Greener After Engineered Pulse of Water

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 3:50am
Over a period of nearly two months, water was released into the dry river bed below Morelos Dam, which straddles the U.S.-Mexico border just west of Yuma.