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The GeoPathways project between the UA and Pima Community College is designed to increase the number of under-represented minorities through mentoring and internships.
A team from the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has received funding to study irrigation water quality. The research will benefit farmers and consumers by reducing food recalls due to pathogen contamination from irrigation water.
New signs along the popular trail at Tumamoc Hill encourage hikers to appreciate the ecology of the hill.
Researchers combined data from two powerful instruments aboard NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter to explain why a crater on Mars' face is terraced and not bowl shaped, like most craters its size.
Collaboration with the transportation company on mapping test vehicles "will have great benefit for this state," UA President Ann Weaver Hart says, citing the impressive track record of the College of Optical Sciences.
In the mid-1970s, students lobbied the UA for a facility dedicated to student recreation and wellness, and the center's fitness options have multiplied over the years.
Fifteen food outlets saw their menus tweaked, altered or completely overhauled this summer after a comprehensive survey asked students and faculty what they wanted.
Based on preliminary data, the UA this week has welcomed more than 42,100 students for the fall semester. The University has met or exceeded a number of enrollment goals with its largest class on record.
Plasma has generated excitement among researchers for its effects on air flow and its potential for building more efficient flying machines, and now the UA's Jesse Little is putting it to the test.
A new exhibition at UA Libraries Special Collections commemorates Tucson's 240th birthday by reflecting on the past, present and future.
Amy Athey, the UA's director of clinical and sport psychology, is working to help student-athletes improve their lives, even when they are away from competition.
UA alumnus Jesús Orduño has earned the 2015 High School Teacher of the Year award for the Tucson Unified School District. Orduño received a master's degree in teaching and teacher education through UA Teach Arizona in 2013.
UA researchers and their collaborators have found that, prior to European settlement, U.S.-based tribes cared for children and supported families through informal child welfare practices.
The MUSICA project will explore whether information systems, such as computers, are capable of collaboration with humans — and jazz music will be the vehicle for testing.
UA researchers have made another promising discovery about curcumin, the bioactive ingredient in turmeric. It may have the ability to prevent inflammation-associated colorectal cancer and balance the microbiota of the gut.
Daniel Wibben, who spent his undergraduate and graduate years as a member of the team planning the asteroid sample return mission, says, "I'm not aware of any other university where you have the opportunity to work in the heart of a space mission as a student."
A methodology co-developed by a UA economist shows that nearer-term climate change could raise the average rate of economic growth in more affluent countries, while reducing the growth rate in poorer countries.
Glaucoma is the world's leading cause of blindness, and EPVSensors is looking to use technology developed at the UA to generate better detection and treatment methods.
The Institute for Career Readiness and Engagement was created to connect students to employers and experiences. Its signature program, Industry Treks, helps make introductions.
Thanks to 3-D printing, there's a revolution in the ways that engineers think about and make highly complicated devices, with applications ranging from wireless communication to air traffic control to earthquake-proof buildings.