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Student Entrepreneurs Rise to the Innovative Minds Challenge

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 3:50am
UA student teams presented their innovative and creative ideas to solve real business and social challenges.

Class of 2015: From Miss Arizona to Med School

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 3:50am
Jennifer Sedler took a leave from her time at the UA to compete in the Miss America Pageant and says the experience deepened her commitment to a career in medicine.

Hubble's UA-Made 'Eyes' Help Us See Space

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 3:50am
UA researchers and engineers have used the Hubble Space Telescope, which marks its 25th anniversary on Friday, to make unexpected discoveries of the universe, earning a Nobel Prize for a UA graduate.

UA to Join 'A-Team' in Search for Earthlike Planets

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 3:50am
A team created by a new NASA initiative hopes to better understand the various components of exoplanets — planets around other stars — as well as how the parent stars and neighbor planets interact to support life.

Biosphere 2 Hosts Forum on Food, Energy and Water

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 3:50am
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.

Narrating the Wildcat Way

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 3:50am
A guest column is launching on the UA's official blog, written by students who are involved in a summer internship, job, fellowship, assistantship or other engaged work.

Earth Day Celebrated Early by UA's Spring Fling

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 3:50am
Two student groups diverted nearly 1,300 pounds of compostable material and food scraps from landfills — about double the amount from last year's event.

Astronomers Probe Young Star and its Planets

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 3:50am
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.

Global Leader in Insect Management Earns Koffler Prize

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 3:50am
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.”

Students to 'Study Abroad' in U.S.

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 3:50am
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 Students Gain Experience in Horse Racing Industry

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 3:50am
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.

Gary Harper Earns Alumni Achievement Award

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 3:50am
Gary Harper, who earned a mechanical engineering degree from the UA in 1971, remain connected to the University as he built his career, often serving as a member of councils and boards responsible for helping to shape the institution's future. Harper will receive the UA's Alumni Achievement Award during the Commencement ceremony.

Honoring Our Relationship With Words

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 3:50am
The UA is celebrating National Poetry Month with multiple events that recognize the unique ways the University embraces the popular literary form.

Meteorites Date Moon-Forming Impact Event

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 3:50am
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.

Breathing Life Into Art

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 3:50am
"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.

UA Exec of Year: Restaurateur Sam Fox

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 3:50am
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.

Advertising Students in National Competition

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 3:50am
A group of advertising students in a UA Eller College of Management has spent the semester on a job recruitment campaign for the American Petroleum Institute, and the project is in the running in a national competition.

Tony Bennett to Open UA Presents' Season

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 3:50am
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.

UA Hosts Meeting on Environmental Health

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 3:50am
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.

Students Urged to Bring Politics to Table

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 3:50am
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.