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The Worlds of Words Collection, housed in the UA College of Education, began in 2007 and includes about 40,000 books.
Sept. 19, 2018
A $1 million gift from Kathy and Jerry Short will support the UA's Worlds of Words, the nation's largest collection of global literature for children and young adults.
Species traits such as flower color are one of the essential biodiversity variables that can be used to assess biodiversity change through time.  (Photo: Peggy Greb, USDA Agricultural Research Service)
Sept. 17, 2018
Management of global biodiversity requires up-to-date, reliable and comparable biodiversity data, and essential biodiversity variables such as species traits are way to monitor the global state of biodiversity.
Ceres is a dwarf planet that orbits the sun between Mars and Jupiter. In this image, Ahuna Mons can be seen in the bottom right of Ceres's profile. (Photo: NASA/JPL/Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA)
Sept. 14, 2018
In a new study by UA planetary scientists, observations prove that ice volcanoes on the dwarf planet Ceres generate enough material to fill one movie theater each year.
Marco Padilla-Rodriguez (left) and Ghassan Mouneimne. (Photo: Kris Hanning/UAHS BioCommunications)
Sept. 14, 2018
University of Arizona Cancer Center researchers clarify questions surrounding estrogen's role in breast cancer, which could lead to more precise treatments for ER-positive breast cancers.
Terry A. Badger, R.N.
Sept. 14, 2018
A four-year National Cancer Institute grant will enable UA nursing professor Terry A. Badger to study a precision approach to decreasing psychological distress in cancer patients and their family caregivers during treatment.
Jeffrey Bristol (left) and his mother, Hermelinda Bristol, at their home in Tucson, Arizona
Sept. 12, 2018
After suffering an aneurysm that left him in a wheelchair 19 years ago, Jeffrey Bristol is getting some assistance in retraining his brain and muscles to walk.
The UA's new bachelor's degree in applied humanities will produce graduates who are prepared with both professional skills and the so-called “soft skills” and broad perspectives that are gained in the humanities.
Sept. 12, 2018
A new career-centered degree in the College of Humanities will give students an educational path that integrates professional training and skills in intercultural competence.
A new program designed to appeal to men and racial ethnic minorities who want to quit smoking is being tested by Judith S. Gordon of the UA College of Nursing.
Sept. 11, 2018
Powered by results from her recent See Me Smoke Free study, UA nursing professor Judith S. Gordon hopes to use guided imagery to help underserved smokers harness the power of their minds to help them quit smoking.
ALMA imaged the outflow, or "wind," from a galaxy seen when the universe was only one billion years old. The ALMA image (circle call out) shows the location of hydroxyl (OH) molecules. The background star field (Blanco Telescope Dark Energy Survey) shows the location of the galaxy. The circular, double-lobe shape of the distant galaxy is due to the distortion caused by the cosmic magnifying effect of an intervening galaxy. (Image: ALMA [ESO/NAOJ/NRAO], Spilker; NRAO/AUI/NSF, S. Dagnello; AURA/NSF)
Sept. 10, 2018
Astronomers have detected the most-distant galactic "wind" of molecules ever observed, seen when the universe was only one billion years old.

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