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On April 10, EHT researchers revealed the first direct visual evidence of the supermassive black hole in the center of Messier 87 and its shadow. (Image: EHT Collaboration)
April 10, 2019
With the help of two radio telescopes coordinated by the UA, astronomers in the Event Horizon Telescope collaboration have taken the first direct image of a black hole, a prediction of Einstein's General Theory of Relativity.
From left: Visiting scholar Qi Wei, research technician Aishwarya Rao, associate professor Sadhana Ravishankar and UA President Robert C. Robbins. (Photo: Tech Launch Arizona)
April 4, 2019
On April 1, Tech Launch Arizona hosted its sixth annual I-Squared Awards and Expo to recognize the greatest contributors to the local ecosystem of invention and commercialization from both inside and outside the university.
"Kate mapped where the rising sea water was projected, and then she took all that land and floated it out. Obviously at first she didn't think she would end up with this floating community, but she was doing different mapping exercises of the area, just getting to know San Francisco. Finding old maps of where the water was under the surface of the city was part of her process," associate professor Susannah Dickinson said.
April 3, 2019
A UA undergraduate architecture studio was honored as one of the best examples of architectural investigation taking place in colleges and universities today.
Banner – University Medical Center Tucson's new patient tower will be open to patients beginning April 22. (Photo: Todd Eckelman Photography)
March 27, 2019
Banner – University Medical Center Tucson's new nine-story hospital tower opens to patients April 22, with a community preview planned for April 7.
Elise Lopez is the inaugural director of the UA Consortium on Gender-Based Violence. (Photo: Nividita Chatani/UA College of Social and Behavioral Sciences)
March 26, 2019
The Chris and Carrie Shumway Foundation's gift will support a center that seeks to model and inspire a radical shift in the way people think about and address gender-based violence.
With his recent $15 million gift, Dr. Andrew Weil's total giving to the UA has reached $20 million.
March 12, 2019
A gift from integrative medicine pioneer Dr. Andrew Weil will ensure the UA is the world's nexus of integrative medicine education, research and innovation.
Karl and Stevie Eller
March 11, 2019
His support of student programs, athletics and advancing the UA's aspirations changed the face of the university.
At work in the Hecker Lab. From left: Sunny Palumbo, Louise Hecker, Reena Chawla, and Gajanan Inamdar (Photo: Kris Hanning/UAHS Biocommunications)
Feb. 28, 2019
UA researchers have developed a technology that could improve therapeutic strategies for fibrotic disorders, a leading cause of death in the U.S., and licensed it to startup Fibronox.
Nogales, Arizona, and Nogales, Sonora, are representative of the U.S.-Mexico border areas that will be the focus of the newly established "Fronteridades: Nurturing Collaborative Intersections in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands" program. (Photo: Jim Greenhill/CC BY 2.0)
Feb. 26, 2019
"Fronteridades: Nurturing Collaborative Intersections in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands" is part of the UA's aim to become the leading institution for borderlands scholarship, referred to as the Border Lab Initiative.

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