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Participants met in small groups at a Jan. 29 event to consider the question: What impact will the UA have on students, society and the community in 10 years?
Feb. 14, 2018
Discussion groups at a well-attended kickoff event tackled the question: What impact will the University have on students, society and the community in 10 years?
With Duolingo, computer scientist Luis von Ahn wants to make language learning as accessible and affordable as possible. (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
Feb. 13, 2018
Luis von Ahn, a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon University and the inventor of CAPTCHAs, was the fourth speaker in the College of Science lecture series.
The number of UA faculty who are leading a research and development award — and the number of R&D awards — climbed in fiscal 2017.
Feb. 8, 2018
Research and development expenditures surpassed the previous year's total by more than $18 million and exceeded the target set by the Arizona Board of Regents by more than $11 million.
Microsoft's chief digital officer, Kurt DelBene (right), and College of Engineering Dean Jeff Goldberg discuss executive leadership with the audience at the inaugural talk in the College of Engineering speaker series, "Lessons in Engineering Leadership."
Feb. 6, 2018
UA alumnus Kurt DelBene's secrets to successful leadership include staying "deep in the weeds" of engineering while always operating from a business perspective.
Nirav Merchant, director of the UA's Data Science Institute, presented the third lecture in the College of Science series on "Humans, Data and Machines." (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
Feb. 6, 2018
It's still a long way to get from data to wisdom, said Nirav Merchant, director of the UA's Data Science Institute, in his lecture on "Working Alongside Thinking Machines."
Feb. 1, 2018
The UA is one of 15 institutions partnering with the Pat Tillman Foundation, and the deadline is March 1 for eligible active-duty service members, veterans and military spouses.
UA President Robert C. Robbins addresses the Centennial Hall audience before the start of Monday night's science lecture. (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
Jan. 22, 2018
The UA president's focus on the convergence of the physical, digital and biological worlds will be addressed by "Humans, Data and Machines," which launched Monday night with a lecture on algorithms and artificial intelligence by UA professor Stephen Kobourov.
Jan. 12, 2018
The annual lecture series, which kicks off on Jan. 22, will examine the scientific, technological, legal and personal impact of revolutionary change in the way we live and work.
The UA's Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium is home to two popular holiday shows, "Season of Light" and "Laser Holidays." (Photo courtesy of Shipherd Reed)
Dec. 20, 2017
Over the holidays, the UA has everything from museum exhibits to Flandrau shows to the world's largest earth science laboratory — all waiting to explore.