Dec. 18, 2017
UA archaeologist Takeshi Inomata explains why Maya civilization was fascinated with the movement of the sun: They were seeking a way to understand the universe.
Nov. 20, 2017
David Soren is well-known and loved in Italy's Umbria region, where he has worked on projects for more than 30 years. Now an olive named for him will be marketed internationally.
June 12, 2017
The UA's Eleni Hasaki and her collaborators created a searchable database of hundreds of Greek kiln locations, spanning nearly 5,000 years of history, to help archaeologists.
May 16, 2017
Architecture students will travel to Italy to develop plans for a museum and exhibition center in Lugnano in Taverina, which was hit by a deadly malaria outbreak in the fifth century. It's part of the UA's largest study abroad program, offered through the Office of Global Initiatives.
Jan. 23, 2017
A team led by UA professor Takeshi Inomata developed a high-precision chronology that sheds new light on patterns leading up to the two major collapses of the Maya civilization.
Dec. 12, 2016
While many animals walk on the balls of their feet, humans use a heel-first stride. UA researcher James Webber suggests that this gives humans the advantage of longer "virtual limbs." Ancient hominins practiced heel-to-toe walking as early as 3.6 million years ago.
Aug. 22, 2012