Recent News

Andrew Coan
Jan. 28, 2019
A professor from the UA James E. Rogers College of Law focused his research on special prosecutors and their role in the U.S. government, and along the way uncovered some fascinating stories about the history of the position.
Melt ponds on the Greenland ice sheet (Photo: NASA/OIB/John Sonntag)
Jan. 28, 2019
The ice fields of southwest Greenland are becoming sensitive to the North Atlantic Oscillation and will become a major contributor to sea level rise as global warming progresses.
"I didn't realize until I moved to England what a desert rat I have become," says astronomy professor Robert C. Kennicutt Jr. (Photo courtesy of Texas A&M University College of Science)
Jan. 28, 2019
The awards keep coming for Robert C. Kennicutt Jr., who was recently honored by both the National Academy of Sciences and the Royal Astronomical Society.
UAVenture Capital co-founder Fletcher McCusker (left) speaks at the 2018 Tech Launch Arizona I-Squared Awards, where he was honored with the award for Ecosystem Impact. At left is TLA Assistant Vice President Doug Hockstad. (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)
Jan. 25, 2019
UAVenture Capital has launched a second venture capital fund designed specifically to help finance the commercialization of emerging and disruptive technologies formulated by UA researchers, faculty and students.
Conceptual artwork of a pair of entangled quantum particles interacting. (Photo: Mark Garlick/Science Photo Library)
Jan. 25, 2019
UA researchers are building a quantum hub known as Inquire, which will be the world's first shared research and training instrument to help researchers in diverse fields benefit from quantum resources.
From left: UA President Robert C. Robbins, Vic and Karen Smith, Margarethe Cooper, Shane Burgess (Photo: Sunstreet Photo)
Jan. 25, 2019
Margarethe Cooper, an assistant professor of practice in animal and comparative biomedical sciences, is the inaugural holder of the Victor P. Smith Endowed Chair in Food Safety Education.
Astronauts at the International Space Station participated in a study to determine long-term spaceflight's effect on the immune system. (Photo: NASA/CC BY-NC 2.0)
Jan. 24, 2019
Astronauts who embarked on spaceflights lasting longer than six months experienced a decrease in the functionality of NK cells, which play an important role of the immune system by killing cancerous cells and preventing viruses from reactivating.
UA musical theater students rehearse with actress Kristin Chenoweth for a one-night performance in Tucson. (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
Jan. 23, 2019
Ten UA musical theater students got a special real-world learning experience when they were invited to perform alongside award-winning Broadway, film and television actress Kristin Chenoweth.
Jan. 17, 2019
Visualizing your significant other may be just as effective as having them in the room with you when it comes to managing the body's cardiovascular response to stress.

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