Recent News

“My time as an Army medic was my first experience in the medical field and the foundation for my desire to become a physician,” said Tillman Scholar Neil Vigil, a student at the UA College of Medicine — Phoenix. (Courtesy of Neil Vigil)
July 31, 2018
Neil Vigil, a student in the Class of 2021 at the UA College of Medicine — Phoenix, was selected for the prestigious scholarship based on his military service and leadership.
The Tech Launch Arizona team reports another great year of engagement, innovation and impact for FY2018.
July 27, 2018
The UA has met or surpassed expectations in technology commercialization for the fiscal year 2018, as Tech Launch Arizona continues to enhance the impact of UA research for the public.
July 27, 2018
A grant from the Legacy Foundation of Southeast Arizona will be used to promote healthy eating and physical activity among residents of Cochise County, Arizona.
University of Arizona Air Force ROTC students receive leadership and military training in addition to earning their degrees. (Courtesy of UA AFROTC)
July 27, 2018
The University of Arizona Air Force Reserve Officers' Training Corps was the perfect complement to a college degree for recent graduates Clayton Utley and Maria Miller.
The yellow balls seen at the center of this image are a phase of massive star formation that comes before the massive stars have cleared cavities in the clouds of gas around them (shown in green) but after the cold, collapsing gas stage that Jenny Calahan and Yancy Shirley searched for in their survey. (Courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech)
July 25, 2018
University of Arizona astronomy students searched 101 massive clouds of gas to find those that may be in the first phases of forming massive stars.
From left to right: Ken McAllister, Jacob Nathaniel Brown, Onieda Hudson, Carlos Weiler and Judd Ruggill attended the formal Service of Thanksgiving for Stephen Hawking at London's famous Westminster Abbey. (Courtesy of Ken McAllister)
July 24, 2018
For a delegation of UA professors and students, witnessing the Service of Thanksgiving for Stephen Hawking was a once-in-a-lifetime experience and a chance to reflect on humanity’s pursuit of knowledge.
July 24, 2018
Steve Moore, a strategic brand builder with international corporate, higher education and sports marketing experience, has been appointed senior vice president and chief marketing and communications officer for the University of Arizona.
Blackfeet Burning Crow Buffalo Range, painting by Charles Marion Russell, 1905.
July 24, 2018
In a new study, researchers found that burning by indigenous hunters combined with climate variability to amplify the effects of climate on prairie fire patterns in the northern Great Plains.
Neuroscientist Torsten Falk and neurologist Scott Sherman are teaming up to study the use of ketamine in patients with Parkinson's disease. (Photo: Nadia Whitehead)
July 23, 2018
Ketamine, a drug currently used to treat pain and depression, is being repurposed to potentially help Parkinson’s patients in a new clinical trial at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson.