Teaching and Students

Top row (from left): Austin Rutherford, El’gin Avila. Middle row: Bharati Neelamraju, Sophia Borgias. Bottom row: Yiyi Huang, Nupur Joshi, Hannah Hindley. Not pictured: Adam Chmurzynski Valerie Madera-Garcia, Rachel Murray, Lorah Patterson and Norma Villagómez-Márquez. (Photo: Mari Cleven/UA Research, Discovery & Innovation)
Jan. 19, 2018
The cohort focuses on water, health, climate and other issues related to the environment and social justice to improve the quality of life for people in Arizona and around the world.
An artist’s impression of a very distant quasar powered by a black hole with a mass 2 billion times that of the sun (Credit: ESO/M. Kornmesser)
Jan. 11, 2018
A four-year effort involving Kitt Peak's Bok Telescope and UA students helped a team of astronomers measure the masses of a large sample of supermassive black holes. Despite its modest size and advanced age of almost 50 years, the instrument keeps churning out big science.
(Photo: FJ Gaylor)
Jan. 8, 2018
Alison Hawthorne Deming, Hoshin Gupta and Pham Huu Tiep are the UA's newest Regents' Professors and will be celebrated at the annual campus ceremony on Thursday. Approved by the Arizona Board of Regents, only 3 percent of faculty members can be Regents' Professors.
Jan. 4, 2018
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute has more than 1,200 members and offers classes in Tucson, Oro Valley, Marana, Vail and Green Valley.
The return of the Willem de Kooning painting "Woman-Ochre" to its place in the abstract expressionist collection at the UA Museum of Art was an unexpected highlight of 2017. (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
Dec. 18, 2017
The UA generated headlines across the globe in 2017, as evidenced by our UANews list of top 10 stories. From the installation of a new president to the improbable recovery of a priceless art masterpiece, it has been another remarkable year in Wildcat Country. (UANow will resume on Jan. 9.)
Hassan Farah
Dec. 18, 2017
Created in 1984, the awards are given annually to six UA students who have shown integrity, determination and commitment in improving themselves, their families and their communities.
Kacey Seeloff photographs Stephanie Norton, a zookeeper at Tucson's Reid Park Zoo, during an enrichment session with Nico the giant anteater. Giant anteaters from South America are on the endangered species list. The zoo works with specialists from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums to ensure proper breeding practices of the zoo's mascot animal. (Photo courtesy of John de Dios)
Dec. 11, 2017
"A Modern Zoo," a short documentary made by a science journalism class of 18 students, explains how animal welfare, conservation and education are all important to today's zoos. Reporting on such efforts at Tucson's Reid Park Zoo was the focus of the class.
Undergraduate students from a class co-taught by Walt Harris and Vishnu Reddy at the RAPTORS observatory at LPL (Photo: Rachel Fernandes)
Dec. 4, 2017
An international drill led by Vishnu Reddy tests astronomers' ability to respond to a highly unlikely — but not impossible — scenario: an asteroid on course to collide with Earth.
Yuma County's leafy greens serve as the winter salad bowl for the U.S. Produce safety is one of the components of the UA's new food safety undergraduate degree program curriculum. (Photo: Debbie Reed)
Dec. 4, 2017
The interdisciplinary program through the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences will prepare students to handle safety challenges facing the food industry.

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