Recent News

Nov. 26, 2018
The UA was named one of America’s Favorite Charities, a ranking of The Chronicle of Philanthropy that identifies the top 100 organizations that Americans are most willing to open their wallets to support.
Christopher Walker's team successfully launched the Stratospheric Terahertz Observatory, which served as a pathfinder mission for GUSTO, in December 2016. Carried by stable, circumpolar winds, the airborne observatory completed a three-week flight and collected data from a  portion of the Milky Way.  (Photo: Brian Duffy and Christopher Walker)
Nov. 21, 2018
The UA's strengths in physical sciences and NASA funding make it one of the top research universities in the country, according to a survey recently released by the NSF.
Gene Giacomelli, left, former director of the UA's Controlled Environment Agriculture Center, talks tomatoes with Todd Millay, director of the Arizona Student Unions, in the greenhouse on the Student Union roof.
Nov. 20, 2018
Located at the Student Union Memorial Center, the nation's first student-run rooftop greenhouse with the capacity for year-round food production helps stock the Campus Pantry.
Antarctica is covered with sastrugi – concrete-hard snow drifts – for thousands of miles in every direction. (Photo: Kelly Brunt, courtesy National Science Foundation)
Nov. 19, 2018
Observations show that the Antarctic ice sheet has been melting faster in recent years. New UA-led research shows how melting ice in Antarctica will have global effects on climate.
The UA Cancer Center is building a robust tobacco-cessation program to provide support to tobacco users hoping to quit. (Photo: Alpha Stock Images/CC BY-SA 3.0)
Nov. 16, 2018
The University of Arizona Cancer Center is building a robust tobacco-cessation program to provide support to tobacco users hoping to quit.
UA President Robert C. Robbins presented the university's strategic plan to the Arizona Board of Regents during a four-hour session Friday, Nov. 16. (Photo: Christopher Richards)
Nov. 16, 2018
UA President Robert C. Robbins explained the five pillars of the university's strategic plan during a meeting of the Arizona Board of Regents on Friday, Nov. 16.
Nov. 14, 2018
To celebrate the science and stories of space, UA science and humanities professors will join local musicians, artists and guests to present BENNUVAL!, a family friendly variety show.
Liam Wilson, a student at Westwood High School in Mesa, Arizona, contributed to a UA research study last summer as part of a KEYS Research Internship. He and his fellow KEYS interns were named co-authors on the resulting paper. (Photo: Colleen Kenost)
Nov. 13, 2018
Summer internships in a UA bioinformatics laboratory led to the realization of a prestigious scientific goal for three local high school students.
Brick-and-mortar stores remain an important part of our social fabric, with many consumers associating them with personal and societal benefits in addition to goods and services, according to a new study led by the University of Arizona.
Nov. 13, 2018
The majority of consumers think the extinction of brick-and-mortar stores would be bad for society, according to a new UA-led study that explores consumers' perceptions of today's transforming retail environment.