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An engineering graduate student developed a system to help mitigate no-shows for health care appointments.
In an experiment colloquially called "adobe Stonehenge," researchers at the Desert Research Learning Center at Saguaro National Park are looking at the impact of heavy rainfall on adobe brick construction.
May 27, 2020
Science and folklore can be important partners when it comes to addressing global challenges like climate change and COVID-19. Folklorist Maribel Alvarez says folklore can document the kind of "knowing" that only comes from generations of tradition and observation.
Student veterans John Krause and Manny Alberto Matias modeled Operation Hat Trick merchandise to support military service members and veterans.
May 26, 2020
The University of Arizona has again earned the Excellence in Service Award from Operation Hat Trick. The nonprofit organization honored the university for its efforts to support military members and veterans through the sale of themed apparel.
A team of UArizona architecture students won first place in a worldwide competition for designing The Loop, a cooperative housing apartment building whose energy system reimagines the way groups of buildings are kept cool. (Illustration courtesy of SunBlock)
May 26, 2020
Four university teams were finalists for a project that aims to change the way apartment buildings, schools and homes store energy and are kept cool.
This undated photo from UArizona Special Collections’ Southwestern and Borderlands Photograph Collection shows the border between Nogales, Arizona, and Nogales, Sonora, along International Street. (Courtesy of University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections)
May 21, 2020
The $750,000 grant to University Libraries will allow researchers to produce open-access humanities research from the border for both academic and popular audiences.
May 21, 2020
UArizona scientists developed a psychological research app called Mind Window that is designed to tease out the mysterious terrain of human thought and emotion.
Color-stained cell culture in Jun Wang’s laboratory in the Skaggs Pharmaceutical Sciences Center. The lab has helped identify several promising drug candidates that inhibit the coronavirus in cell cultures. (Photo: Kris Hanning/University of Arizona Health Sciences)
May 21, 2020
College of Pharmacy scientists, labs and alumni are partnering with pharmaceutical companies, working in emergency departments and helping the public get the medication they need.
This artist’s concept shows NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft descending towards asteroid Bennu to collect a sample of the asteroid’s surface. (Image: NASA/Goddard/University of Arizona)
May 21, 2020
After more than a decade of work and much anticipation, the UArizona-led OSIRIS-REx mission will swipe a sample from the asteroid Bennu's rocky surface in October.
May 20, 2020
As director of the campus Reentry Task Force, 17th Surgeon General of the United States Dr. Richard Carmona will lead the development and execution of a return-to-campus plan for fall 2020.