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Tech Launch Arizona Scores a Big Win

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 3:50am
Retail giant Walmart will use the software of UA startup SinfoníaRx to monitor prescription medications — a textbook example of how TLA and tech transfer work at the UA.

Remembering Rafe: From Tide Pools to the Stars

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 3:50am
With the tragic death of Raphael "Rafe" Sagarin, the UA community has lost a marine scientist whose boundless enthusiasm, sharp intellect and caring attitude inspired others.

Construction to Begin on Largest Telescope

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 3:50am
Collaborators have secured more than $500 million to build the Giant Magellan Telescope, whose UA-made mirrors will enable astronomers to look deeper into space than ever before.

Water Conference to Focus on Indigenous Perspectives

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 3:50am
The UA Water Resources Research Center is hosting its "Indigenous Perspectives on Sustainable Water Practices," drawing representatives from Arizona tribes, the UA, Northern Arizona University, governmental agencies and the Arizona Legislature.

2 Law Students Named Tillman Scholars

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 3:50am
Angela Menard and Joshua Sparling are the newest Tillman Scholars, and now 20 UA students have received grants under the program named for the late Pat Tillman.

When Plants Become Space Invaders

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 3:50am
Declines in native biodiversity can open opportunities for imported species to not only grab a foothold in a new territory, but also to evolve into invasive pests.

UA Doctoral Student Bound for Nepal This Week

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 3:50am
A native of the earthquake-torn country, Bhuwan Thapa has a keen interest in relief efforts and in helping with farming issues that threaten water and food security.

UA Shares Agricultural Technology With World

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 3:50am
The Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture has become one of the world's most influential global platforms for exploring innovations toward sustainable agriculture and food security.

UA Preparing for Changes to Braille System

Mon, 06/22/2015 - 3:50am
Unified English Braille soon will be the accepted code for braille across the nation. At the UA, College of Education faculty members have been preparing future teachers for changes, while also working to educate the community about what the changes mean.

How Longhorned Beetles Find Mr. Right

Mon, 06/22/2015 - 3:50am
The mating dance of these insects involves much more than their pheromone cologne. It depends on the time of day and the season, according to UA-led researchers.

UA Employees Honored for Research, Leadership

Mon, 06/22/2015 - 3:50am
Congratulations to these recently honored University employees.

Strengthening Higher-Ed Ties Between US and India

Fri, 06/19/2015 - 3:50am
With one of the fastest-growing major economies and the second-largest population in the world, India represents unique collaborative opportunities for the UA.

Aging Couples Connected in Sickness and Health

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 3:50am
UA researchers examined the quality of life in older married couples, finding that the key to successful aging may lie in the physical and mental health of a person's spouse.

It Takes a Village to Raise an Endowment

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 3:50am
Fundraising successes such as the Humanities Seminars program have been important to the Arizona NOW campaign and to the UA's community outreach.

UA Poverty Field Workshop Presents Its Findings

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 3:50am
In a seven-week survey of eight high-poverty Tucson neighborhoods, students found that many of the poor are employed and not receiving assistance.

UA Study to Focus on Hearing Loss

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 3:50am
A collaborative study received approval in early May to begin accepting human subjects, in an effort to determine whether older adults suffering from prolonged hearing loss receive a cognitive boost after cochlear implant surgery.

UA to Host Latino Group's Summit

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 3:50am
Inaugural gathering will bring together more than 60 preservationists, scholars and community advocates from across the country to discuss cultural heritage issues.