Recent News

UA College of Fine Arts Dean Andrew Schulz was recently named vice president for the arts.
Jan. 17, 2019
The UA is investing in its future as an international arts destination with the creation of a new vice president of the arts position, which is being filled by UA College of Fine Arts Dean Andrew Schulz.
The growth of forest trees in temperate and boreal regions became more limited by water rather than temperature as the 20th century warmed. The more orange-red the area on the map, the more trees in that region became limited by water availability. (Image: Flurin Babst, Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL)
Jan. 16, 2019
The changes are most evident in northern climates and at high altitudes, reports a team that includes UA scientists from the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research.
Jan. 15, 2019
The UA College of Science's popular annual lecture series marks its 14th year this year.
Many Arizona Online students are adults working full time and parents who seek the flexibility of online courses. (Photo: UA Student Affairs & Enrollment Management, Academic Initiatives & Student Success)
Jan. 15, 2019
In only its fourth year of operation and third year of rankings eligibility, the University of Arizona has established itself as a leader in online education, vaulting into the top 10 percent of all online bachelor's programs in the U.S.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that U.S. outbreaks of Cryptosporidiosis linked to swimming pools and water playgrounds doubled from 2014 to 2016.
Jan. 10, 2019
The UA is partnering with Kerafast to license a reagent that offers the opportunity for the development of a rapid, highly sensitive diagnostic test for a common and costly zoonotic disease.
Terry Hunt is one of the world's foremost experts on the Pacific Islands, which includes Rapa Nui, better known as Easter Island.
Jan. 10, 2019
New research suggests the locations of the iconic monuments on Rapa Nui can be explained by their proximity to the island’s limited freshwater sources.
At the Pima Air and Space Museum in Tucson, Alex Spartz poses in front of a McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18A Hornet that has the paint scheme of a U.S. Navy Blue Angel.
Jan. 10, 2019
A UA aerospace engineering student shows that determination trumps physical limitation.
This artist’s impression shows how J043947.08+163415.7, a very distant quasar powered by a supermassive black hole, may look close up. This object is by far the brightest quasar yet discovered in the early universe. (Image: ESA/Hubble, NASA, M. Kornmesser)
Jan. 9, 2019
Two UA-managed telescopes have aided in the serendipitous discovery of the brightest quasar ever seen in the early universe, which suggests there could be more waiting to be discovered.
A female Aedes aegypti mosquito in the process of acquiring a blood meal from a human host. (Photo: Frank Hadley Collins/CDC)
Jan. 8, 2019
A newly discovered protein that is crucial for egg production in mosquitoes opens a possibility for "mosquito birth control," an approach that might offer a way to reduce mosquito populations in areas of human disease transmission.

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