Science and Technology
March 14, 2018
A wealth of connected-vehicle research by professor Larry Head is helping to determine how people will move about in the cities of tomorrow. With UANews video. The series Fast Forward is examining the UA's role in the convergence of the digital, physical and biological worlds.
March 14, 2018
The 2000-2010 drought that killed livestock and drove nomadic herders to migrate to cities was rare but not unprecedented, according to a team that included a UA dendrochronologist.
March 8, 2018
The current assistant vice president of TLA will succeed David Allen, who is retiring effective April 28 after a six-year tenure of reinvigorating the UA's research commercialization.
March 7, 2018
Sudha Ram's research tracks students' social interactions and daily routines via their CatCard usage — and leverages that information to make predictions about freshman retention. Fast Forward, a UANews series, is examining the convergence of the digital, physical and biological worlds.
March 6, 2018
Attendance for the event on the UA campus, which benefits literacy programs, now exceeds 100,000, and the presenters are a who's who from literature, science and pop culture.
March 1, 2018
A small, aging telescope — the Bok Telescope on Kitt Peak — can still do mighty science, even helping astrophysicists undertake a virtual journey to the center of a dead star.
Feb. 28, 2018
Oceanographer Joellen Russell is collecting big data in the Southern Ocean to tell us more about the Earth and its climate. In the coming weeks, a UANews series, Fast Forward, will examine the convergence of the digital, physical and biological worlds. This is the first story. With UANews video.
Feb. 27, 2018
In the concluding talk of the College of Science series, the UA's Vincent J. Del Casino Jr. explains how big data will impact society — and how higher education can leverage it.
Feb. 26, 2018
A UA-led study projects substantial increases in area burned across western North America, with implications for land managers and policy makers.