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The University of Arizona Honors Village is a living-learning student community that includes a six-story residential tower, on-site honors classrooms and collaboration spaces and offices.
The Garcia Family Foundation Scholarship is a 10-year, $400,000 annual commitment to student excellence at the University of Arizona.
Gurtina Besla has received a five-year, $745,000 CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation.
Gurtina Besla has received a five-year, $745,000 CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation for her novel research on galaxies and dark matter and her efforts to retain, mentor and support students in STEM.
UArizona researchers are leading a study that aims to understand the health risks associated with chemicals used in firefighters' protective equipment and foam used to put out fires. (Photo courtesy of the Tucson Fire Department)
Feb. 14, 2020
Researchers from the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health received a $1.5 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
A grant from the Army Research Office will fund an extension of the Arizona Supersonic Wind Tunnel, making it capable of conducting experiments in transonic conditions. Stuart "Alex" Craig (left) and Jesse Little received the funding through the U.S. Department of Defense's Historically Black Colleges and Universities/Minority-Serving Institutions Science Program.
Feb. 13, 2020
Department of Defense funding totaling $1.7 million is helping aerospace engineers expand experiments on vehicles traveling at the speed of sound and much faster.
Depletion of groundwater will be more disruptive to vegetation, streams and rivers in the eastern U.S. than in the arid Southwest, where deep groundwater already is largely disconnected from surface waters, illustrated here by the Colorado River meandering through red sandstone in northern Arizona. (Photo: Daniel Stolte)
Feb. 13, 2020
Loss of groundwater may accelerate drying trends in the eastern U.S., according to an in-depth model of how groundwater will respond to warming.
If selected, the Io Volcano Observer, or IVO, will investigate whether a magma ocean lies beneath the surface. (Image: NASA/JPL/DLR)
Feb. 13, 2020
The Io Volcano Observer, or IVO, mission to Jupiter’s most volcanically active moon is among the four finalists for the next $500 million Discovery mission.
Erin Ratcliff is leading a project to develop new ways of collecting and analyzing the clues sweat has to offer. (Photo: College of Engineering)
Feb. 12, 2020
A team of researchers is developing new methods to collect and analyze sweat for clues about how the body is functioning.
The common giant tree frog from Madagascar is one of many species impacted by recent climate change. (Photo: John J. Wiens)
Feb. 12, 2020
University of Arizona researchers studied recent extinctions from climate change to estimate the loss of plant and animal species by 2070.
Feb. 12, 2020
The University of Arizona has been named a top producer of Fulbright students by the Institute of Higher Education, ranking No. 14 among U.S. research institutions and setting a university record with 20 awardees.