Recent News

Peter and Nancy Salter
Dec. 5, 2018
The gift from UA alumnus Peter Salter and his wife, Nancy Salter, will fund a new biomedical instrument design studio and corresponding course development at the UA College of Engineering.
This image of Bennu was taken by the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft from a distance of around 50 miles (80 km). (Photo: NASA/Goddard/University of Arizona)
Dec. 4, 2018
Since its launch on Sept. 8, 2016, OSIRIS-REx has spent two years catching up with asteroid Bennu on its orbit around the sun. The spacecraft's arrival at Bennu on Dec. 3 marks a major milestone, with the mission transitioning from flying toward the asteroid to orbiting around it.
Left to right: Esther Freeman, director of global health dermatology at Massachusetts General Hospital; Dongkyun “DK” Kang, UA assistant professor; and Dr. Aggrey Semeere, physician research scientist at the Ugandan Infectious Diseases Institute.
Dec. 4, 2018
Using an affordable, portable device that attaches to a smartphone, a UA researcher and his collaborators hope to save lives in rural Africa.
Dec. 4, 2018
Research shows that when women believe more men are becoming stay-at-home dads, they are more likely to imagine themselves as the financial providers for their future families.
Left to right: UA College of Optical Sciences Dean Thomas Koch, Professor Emeritus James Wyant and UA President Robert C. Robbins (Photo: Amee Hennig)
Nov. 30, 2018
The gift from the college's founding dean, James Wyant, and his family will add 10 endowed faculty chairs to the nation's largest academic optics education and research program.
A groundwater well near Estancia, New Mexico. (Photo: Debra Perrone)
Nov. 28, 2018
UA hydrologist Jennifer McIntosh and her colleagues found the transition from fresh to brackish groundwater may be shallower than thought in key regions of the U.S.
Nov. 28, 2018
The UA-led OSIRIS-REx mission kicks into high gear while the spacecraft is on its final approach, closing in on asteroid Bennu and scheduled for arrival on Dec. 3. UA mission experts explain what comes next.
Parents should give their kids hands-on experience with money when they are still monitoring them and when stakes are low, a new study suggests.
Nov. 27, 2018
Providing children with hands-on experience with money is essential to preparing them for financial success, suggests a study by UA doctoral student Ashley LeBaron.
Karl Flessa
Nov. 27, 2018
Three UA faculty members have been elected Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world's largest general scientific society.