Recent News

Edward P. Bass' $30 million gift to support Biosphere 2 is among the largest donations ever made to the UA. (Photo: Bob Demers/UA News)
Sept. 27, 2018
A dramatic increase in endowed giving contributed to making fiscal year 2018 the most philanthropic in the history of the UA, with $317 million in gifts, pledges and realized bequests.
An adult two-tailed swallowtail butterfly in Texas. Nearly 900 observers have uploaded more than 1,300 images of this species of butterfly to iNaturalist. (Photo: iNaturalist user Nancy Norman)
Sept. 27, 2018
In a cross-country collaborative class, a UA professor and a data science specialist help arm students for biology’s big data revolution by incorporating coding into the scientific method.
Benjamin Renquist, inventor of a new animal growth assay, in his lab at the UA Agricultural Center.  (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)
Sept. 27, 2018
How can farmers of aquatic animals quickly and efficiently select the top producing stocks for breeding? Benjamin Renquist has invented a new assay that answers this question, offering an easy-to-use assay that has been licensed to startup GenetiRate.
Armin Sorooshian will lead the Aerosol Cloud Meteorology Interactions over the Western Atlantic Experiment to identify how aerosol particles change cloud properties in ways that affect Earth's climate system. The investigation will focus on marine boundary layer clouds over the western North Atlantic Ocean. (Photo: Armin Sorooshian)
Sept. 26, 2018
UA professor Armin Sorooshian will continue his research into tiny particles with huge impacts on climate, air quality and human health as one of five NASA Earth Venture investigations.
Felicia Goodrum (right) and then-student Breanna Eder work to unlock the mysteries of CMV.
Sept. 26, 2018
Felicia Goodrum has been awarded more than $13 million in grants within the last year to fund her research on CMV, a virus that affects more than half of the population above the age of 40.
Sept. 26, 2018
After completing research that showed high suicide rates among EMTs, UA medical student and Tillman Scholar Neil Vigil created a resiliency website for emergency workers.
UA Dance Ensemble members Maxwell Foster and Lydia Marbach. (Photo: Ed Flores)
Sept. 26, 2018
The UA's Bachelor of Fine Arts programs in dance, musical theater, and theater design and technology each placed in the top 10 among public universities in the latest rankings from OnStage.
Sept. 25, 2018
The National Science Foundation has renewed its funding for CyVerse – a UA-led project providing computational infrastructure for data science – through 2023.
Sept. 19, 2018
This year’s free Downtown Series at the Fox Theatre will examine how humans have used music to connect, communicate, examine our surroundings and express our identities.