Recent News

A female Florida panther is photographed in the wild at Audubon’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary. (Photo courtesy of Carlton Ward Jr. @carltonward)
Oct. 3, 2019
A University of Arizona researcher and a UA alumnus are part of the team that is the first to sequence the genome of the Florida panther, and they’ve found evidence of increased genetic variation in the population.
In the semi-arid forests of the western U.S., increases in rainfall extremes – wetter wet years and drier dry years – can lead to long-term declines in tree growth, even with no change in average precipitation. (Deborah Lee Soltesz/CC 1.0 Universal)
Oct. 2, 2019
Extreme rainfall variability may cause long-term declines in tree growth for many trees in the western U.S., including the ponderosa pine, Douglas-fir, piñon pine and bur oak.
The University of Arizona 2018 Graduate String Quartet: (From left) Tiezheng Shen, Diana Chiknaikin, Stella Kim and Laura Cásarez.
Oct. 2, 2019
The University of Arizona ranked No. 11 among all U.S. public institutions in the Arts & Humanities category in the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
Co-inventor Chris Hessenius in the lab. (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)
Oct. 1, 2019
Three companies formed to commercialize inventions developed in the James C. Wyant College of Optical Sciences have received funding from UAVenture Capital.
Sept. 30, 2019
A $3.5 million federal grant will fund a University of Arizona Health Sciences program designed to provide technical assistance and other support to rural hospitals and clinics in Arizona.
Sept. 30, 2019
New research suggests a person's reliance on his or her smartphone predicts greater loneliness and depressive symptoms, as opposed to the other way around.
Sept. 30, 2019
University of Arizona researchers will use a $3.6 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to develop computerized technology that will provide 3D images to help identify cancerous breast tissue.
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and University of Arizona President Robert C. Robbins cut the ribbon on a new adaptive golf simulator. (Photo: Disability Resource Center)
Sept. 30, 2019
The adaptive athletics program at the University of Arizona continues to grow and will benefit from new state funding thanks to newly appropriated money in Arizona's 2020 budget.
Sept. 30, 2019
A collaborative program between the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix and the Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care System could prevent adverse drug events, save lives and decrease health-care costs for veterans.