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UA at the Forefront as Climate Change Heats Up

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:50am
The UA will share its expertise in climate change research with the public in the upcoming College of Science Lecture Series — and the timing couldn't be better. Part Four in a six-part series on stories to watch in 2016.

UA Sociologists: Teen Pregnancy Not an Isolated Issue

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:50am
Christina Diaz and Jeremy E. Fiel made a telling discovery: Young motherhood has different consequences for different women, depending on socioeconomic and other factors.

New Data Portal Reveals UA's Global Landscape

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:50am
The international reach and impact of the University are easily seen at Maps.Global, a data mapping platform designed to warehouse and discover patterns within UA data.

From Inception to Innovation, Hack Arizona Is All About Ideas

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:50am
After a successful first year, Hack Arizona will return to the UA next weekend, giving students opportunities to work with advanced technologies in a competitive learning setting.

Cultural Preservation Is the Theme of Humanities Grants to UA

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:50am
J.C. Mutchler of the Southwest Center and Wendy Burk of the Poetry Center received grants to establish a Southwest-focused site and to enhance the Poetry Center's holdings.

In Married Couples, Death May Not Entirely Do You Part

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:50am
A person's quality of life at the time of their death continues to influence his or her spouse's quality of life in the years following the person's passing, according to new UA research.

Building Research Infrastructure for the Infinite

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:50am
Between the recently rebranded CyVerse data management platform and the AIM Photonics consortium, the UA is at the leading edge of turning data into discovery. Part Two in a six-part series on stories to watch in 2016.

UA Launches First Dual Degree Law Program in China

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:50am
Students in the program will earn an LLB from Ocean University of China and a Bachelor of Arts in Law from the UA. Courses will be offered at the UA's new location in Qingdao, China.

UA's McGuire Students Build the Future They Imagine

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:50am
Entrepreneurial projects include big-data analysis for social media engagement and commercialization of a drug to aid those suffering from Parkinson’s disease.

Network Poised to Remodel Human Rights Activism

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:50am
With UA Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry support, Bill Simmons has launched GlobalHumanRightsDirect.com, which aims to revolutionize how human rights is taught.

Mars Navigator Joins UA to Launch Space Research Initiative

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:50am
Moriba Jah, who has steered spacecraft to Mars for NASA, is joining the College of Engineering and the Office for Research & Discovery to focus on space object behavioral sciences.

Breathing New Life Into the Study of Asthma

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:50am
In the first installment of a six-part UANow series on stories to watch in 2016, UA Regents' Professor Dr. Fernando Martinez explains why he is taking a close look at the health of children in rural Amish communities.

NSF's iPlant Collaborative Rebrands to CyVerse

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:50am
Formerly known as the iPlant Collaborative, the National Science Foundation-funded project expands its data management capabilities across several scientific disciplines.

Obama Appoints UA Doctoral Candidate to Humanities Council

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:50am
The president nominated UA doctoral candidate Shelly C. Lowe (Diné) only months after the White House gave her cousin and fellow Wildcat a "Champions of Change" award.

Crowdfunding Campaign Supports UA Students With Disabilities

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:50am
The comprehensive transition program is offered in partnership between the UA College of Education and the Tucson Unified School District. Its fundraising campaign ends Wednesday.

Student-Built Experiment Integrated Onto OSIRIS-REx

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:50am
The instrument already has achieved its primary objective – training the next generation of scientists and engineers – the UA's Dante Lauretta says.

Record Fundraising Highlights UA Culture of Collaboration

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:50am
Fiscal 2015 saw nearly $300 million in gifts and commitments, with $1.273 billion of the Arizona NOW campaign already achieved.

UA Science Lecture Series to Focus on Climate Change

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:50am
The 2016 series of six lectures, titled "Earth Transformed," will run from Jan. 25 through March 7. Lectures will begin at 7 p.m. in the UA’s Centennial Hall.

Network Snatches AZPM Documentary

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:50am
Copyright licensing facilitated by Tech Launch Arizona is part of the office’s protection and commercialization of the UA’s intellectual property.

Genetic Variation Linked to Respiratory Disease

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:50am
A protein associated with asthma can affect a person’s susceptibility to a variety of lung diseases — and could lead to new treatments, a UA team has found.