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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.
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.
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.”
UA students can enroll in an independent-studies course and take a tour of the South, visiting historical sites and completing class assignments while documenting their experience.
UA Presents has announced 22 events for the 2015-2016 season, which also will feature the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, pianist Emanuel Ax and performances by Shen Wei Dance Arts and BODYTRAFFIC.
The University's new iSchool will draw from four existing colleges and is seen as a pipeline for breakthrough research and top talent in the rapidly growing field of information science.
The program includes a diverse population of students from different backgrounds, but the call to serve and a devotion to country are common.
Rillito Park Race Track in Tucson has been home to the Race Track Industry Program, which began at the University in 1974 and has started nearly 600 alumni careers.
Through a combination of data analysis and numerical modeling work, researchers have found a record of the ancient moon-forming giant impact observable in stony meteorites. The research indicates numerous kilometer-sized fragments from the giant impact struck main belt asteroids at much higher velocities than typical main belt collisions.
"Symbiosis: An Exhibit of Biological Art," an event promoting the fusion of science and art, will feature work from more than 50 artists, including UA faculty, staff and students and members of the Tucson community.
After opening his first restaurant in Tucson at the age of 20, he founded a restaurant group that now has 44 locations and 15 unique concepts spanning seven states.
NIEHS meeting addresses a range of topics, including environmental effects on obesity, epigenetics, metabolic disease and cancer, and the social and legal implications of environmental health issues.
Politics have become a taboo topic for many. Documentary filmmaker Julie Winokur hopes to change that with her film and community engagement campaign "Bring It to the Table," which she brought to the UA.
As part of its centennial celebration and coinciding with National Food Month, the UA School of Anthropology is highlighting faculty and student research on the topic of food.
As part of the recently launched UA Online, a General Education Academy will deliver fully online composition courses, as well as other core courses such as second-language training for students who require it.
Students who recently have received a parking citation on campus may be able to have the fine significantly reduced or waived entirely, thanks to a new diversion program adopted by the UA.
New research led by the UA suggests that tweets by asthma sufferers, coupled with information on air quality, could help hospitals better predict ER resource and staffing needs.
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.
UA law school graduate made history in 1974 when he became the first Mexican-American to be elected governor of Arizona. He later served two presidents as a U.S. ambassador.
The donation from Ram and Meera Krishna will go toward construction of an outpatient facility at the UA Cancer Center at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center/Dignity Health in Phoenix.