Recent News

Aug. 16, 2019
An increase in graduation rates, alongside a decrease in the net price of a degree, catapulted the University of Arizona up Money Magazine's Best Colleges for your Money list.
Student athletes often carry a lot of weigh on their shoulders, and it’s important that they pay attention to their mental, as well as their physical, health, says sports psychologist Alex Auerbach.
Aug. 16, 2019
Student-athletes face unique pressures, and sports psychologists can help them navigate their identities as students, athletes and emerging adults.
Students from Kyoto University in Japan and across Arizona participated in hands-on research in Biosphere 2's ocean biome. (Photo: Martin Pepper)
Aug. 14, 2019
Ten students from Japan and Arizona gathered for the first official Space Camp Biosphere 2, where they designed Biosphere 3 to sustain human life on Mars.
Aug. 14, 2019
Young women reported a mix of empowering and disempowering reasons for sending sexual images of themselves to others electronically.
Innovation for Justice program students use design and systems thinking to create new models of legal empowerment. (Photo: James E. Rogers College of Law)
Aug. 14, 2019
The University of Arizona is joining Duke University, Harvard University and the University of San Diego to help meet the needs of human trafficking survivors. The UA’s Innovation for Justice Program, which aims to tackle social justice challenges, will play a key role in the effort.
An artist's conception of two merging neutron stars creating ripples in space time known as gravitational waves. (Image: NASA)
Aug. 14, 2019
University of Arizona researchers are using the Catalina Sky Survey’s near-Earth object telescopes to locate the optical counterparts to gravitational waves triggered by massive mergers.
The final four candidate sample collection sites shown on a map of asteroid Bennu. They are designated Nightingale, Kingfisher, Osprey and Sandpiper. Credit: NASA/Goddard/University of Arizona
Aug. 13, 2019
The OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has mapped Bennu to identify the best spots for the spacecraft to collect a sample. The final two sites – a primary and backup – will be selected in December.
UA President Robert C. Robbins was among the attendees at a University Climate Change Coalition summit, where he was part of a panel of university presidents.
Aug. 9, 2019
UA President Robert C. Robbins expressed support for the University Climate Change Coalition's Research for Policy Platform, which equips member universities to research urgent climate change policy issues and provide recommendations for just and equitable outcomes.
The Hubble Space Telescope took this image of Abell 370, a galaxy cluster 4 billion light-years from Earth. Several hundred galaxies are tied together by gravity. The arcs of blue light are distorted images of galaxies far behind the cluster, too faint for Hubble to see directly. (Image: NASA, ESA, and J. Lotz and the HFF Team/STScI)
Aug. 9, 2019
By creating millions of virtual universes and comparing them to observations of actual galaxies, a UA-led team present a powerful new approach for studying galaxy formation.

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