Recent News

May 16, 2018
The UA College of Humanities is exploring the intersection of technology and the humanities, focusing on the vital role of human context and perspective in guiding digital innovations.
Stephanie Celeste and Michelle Celeste attended Commencement after graduating from the UA's online Doctor of Nursing Practice program. (Photo: John de Dios/UA News)
May 16, 2018
Identical twins Michelle and Stephanie Celeste share almost everything, including new titles as doctors of nursing practice. Although the women had UA Commencement guests and media seeing double, it's second nature to them now. With UANews video.
The inactive form (left) of the MAPK p38 enzyme moves in an uncoordinated fashion. Once the necessary molecules (blue blob and P symbols) bind, the enzyme becomes active (right) by moving in a coordinated fashion to do its job inside a cell. (Credit: Senthil Ganesan, UA Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry)
May 15, 2018
Moving correctly is crucial for a kinase enzyme, a UA-led research team discovered. The finding may present new avenues for developing drugs for cancer and other diseases.
May 15, 2018
A team of researchers at the UA College of Optical Sciences has invented a new breed of spectrometer capable of rapidly analyzing the chemical makeup of materials. Their first target market: natural products and pharmaceuticals.
From left: Tito Romero (of Flowers and Bullets Collective, or FB); Jacob Robles (FB); Moses Thompson (Tucson Unified School District); Silvia Isabel Valdillez (FB), Heather Gray (FB) and Sallie Marston (UA). (Photo: Matt Doolen)
May 14, 2018
The winning La Siembra project involves the community in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of an urban farm on the vacant site of the former Julia Keen Elementary School.
Katie Alhadeff, a business management graduate, celebrates at the close of the Commencement ceremony. (Photo: John de Dios/UA News)
May 12, 2018
Although Commencement keynote speaker Ray Mabus drew heavily from his military background, he told the Class of 2018 that "quiet acts of heroism" are practiced daily by the likes of teachers, nurses and neighbors. With UANews 360 video.
The Commencement-closing fireworks in Arizona Stadium always provide a plethora of photo opportunities for all. (Photo: John de Dios/UANews)
May 9, 2018
The keynote address at Friday's Commencement will be delivered by Ray Mabus, former secretary of the Navy, governor of Mississippi and U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia. UA alumni Gilbert G. Aguirre (Class of 1957) and Mohammed Sharaf (Class of 1985) will receive honorary degrees.
Tye Sheridan in “Ready Player One,” Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of the best-selling novel (Photo: Jaap Buitendijk/Warner Bros.)
May 8, 2018
Researcher Bryan Carter, director of the Center for Digital Humanities, sees an opportunity for the UA to lead in technology and content development of virtual worlds.
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May 8, 2018
Space is more congested, contested and dangerous than ever, and UA researchers are using $6.65 million in new funding to make it more secure for the nation's satellites.