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Astronomers think that the expansion of the universe is regulated by both the force of gravity, which acts to slow it down, and a mysterious dark energy, which pushes matter and space apart at faster and faster speeds. In this artist's conception, dark energy is represented by the purple grid above and gravity by the green grid below. Gravity emanates from all matter in the universe, even dark matter. (Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech)
Aug. 1, 2019
Two UA astronomers received Early Career Research Awards from the Department of Energy to to investigate the nature of the expanding universe and other dark mysteries.
Michael M.I. Abecassis, MD, MBA
July 18, 2019
Dr. Michael M.I. Abecassis is a world-renowned surgeon, transplant specialist and researcher who brings nearly three decades of clinical and academic experience to the UA.
Ida M. “Ki” Moore
July 16, 2019
Ida “Ki” Moore brings impressive record of research funding, collaborative partnerships and professional development to the College of Nursing.
A page from the Rectified Lunar Atlas. (Courtesy of Lunar and Planetary Laboratory)
June 26, 2019
A University of Arizona team imaged and mapped the surface of the moon, which allowed them and NASA to understand the moon’s geology and choose landing sites for future robotic and Apollo missions.
Humanities students at Cégep de Sept-Îles in Québec videoconference with French students at the University of Arizona in Tucson.
June 24, 2019
A collaborative digital humanities project unites UA students studying Russian and French with their counterparts in Canada and Kazakhstan.
Subtropical Storm Andrea, which formed on the evening of May 20, is this year's first named storm. The UA forecasting model predicts a total of 16 named storms this year. (Image: NOAA)
June 14, 2019
The UA Hurricane Forecast predicts there will be eight hurricanes during this year's Atlantic hurricane season, which started on June 1.
An environmentally safe biocompatible polymer blend that can be mixed with water and applied with existing equipment provides a new option for dust control.
June 13, 2019
Using technology developed at the UA, startup Clean Earth Tech plans to provide a novel solution to a common problem in arid climates – air pollution caused by dry air and blowing dust.
June 6, 2019
The UA made the magazine's inaugural list of America's Best-in-State Employers 2019, placing No. 11 out of 72 employers in Arizona and No. 1 in the education subcategory.
Pablo Esteban Quiñonez Paz learned to play guitar through Lead Guitar, part of the UA CFA in Schools outreach program. He plans to pursue a degree in music at the UA. (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
June 5, 2019
Housed in the UA College of Fine Arts, the CFA in Schools outreach program helps K-12 schools establish classes to teach general music, guitar, drums and dance.

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