Recent News

Henk Granzier
Feb. 11, 2019
A research team at the UA Sarver Heart Center investigated whether metformin, a common diabetes drug, could be an effective treatment for a type of heart failure that affects nearly half of all heart failure patients.
John Cocke (Photo courtesy of Nathaniel Johnston/
Feb. 8, 2019
In 1969, UA scientists were the first to detect the optical flash from a pulsar — a stellar corpse thought to pack at least one-and-a-half times the mass of our sun into a neutron star.
More than 100 students took part in this year's Zero-Waste Challenge, collecting more than 3.8 tons of recycling and more than 800 pounds of compostable materials. (Photo: Ryan Dotson)
Feb. 6, 2019
A campuswide sustainability effort diverted more than 45 percent of waste from landfills during the Wildcats' "Zero-Waste" football game, more than doubling the UA's amount of waste diversion in 2017.
Feb. 6, 2019
The UA is one of 45 institutions to receive a green light from the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, which rates more than 400 of the nation’s top colleges and universities.
Feb. 6, 2019
Consumers are more likely to purchase products that have lower ratings but more reviews than products with higher ratings but few reviews, researchers found.
Austin K. Yamada
Feb. 5, 2019
The University of Arizona Applied Research Corp. will focus the UA's research strengths in several diverse areas on solving national security issues.
A large grant will help researchers at the University of Arizona search for the reasons why Alzheimer’s disease hits women harder than men.
Feb. 1, 2019
Roberta Diaz Brinton received a $5.9 million grant to study the role of gender in Alzheimer’s disease and develop precision medicine interventions to prevent — and potentially reverse — the course of the disease in both women and men.
Jan. 30, 2019
The UA is among 200 colleges and universities featured in the 2019 edition of The Princeton Review's "The Best Value Colleges." The schools were chosen based on return-on-investment ratings.
The study is based on data submitted by pet owners to the citizen science website
Jan. 30, 2019
Larger dogs have better short-term memory and self-control than smaller breeds, according to research led by UA anthropology graduate student Daniel Horschler with the UA's Arizona Canine Cognition Center.