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As a Brooke Owens Fellow, Lindsey Koelbel will complete a summer internship with HawkEye 360, a radio frequency data analytics company that operates a first-of-its-kind constellation of commercial satellites.
Feb. 6, 2020
University of Arizona junior Lindsey Koelbel will intern at HawkEye 360 for the summer as part of a program for women and gender-minority students in aerospace.
Feb. 6, 2020
The University of Arizona is one of 200 colleges and universities featured in the 2020 edition of The Princeton Review's "The Best Value Colleges."
Researchers are working to find ways to prevent squamous cell carcinoma, the second most-common form of non-melanoma skin cancer.
Feb. 5, 2020
With funding from the National Cancer Institute, a team of researchers at the University of Arizona Cancer Center is seeking effective preventive and therapeutic strategies to reduce the risk of non-melanoma skin cancer, like squamous cell carcinoma of the skin.
Protecting large plants and animals has a disproportionate positive impact on the health of the planet and resilience to climate change.
Feb. 4, 2020
A new study led by the University of Arizona has found that not only are larger plants and animals at higher risk of extinction, but their loss would fundamentally degrade life on earth.
Feb. 4, 2020
New research challenges claims by special interest groups and popular culture about the personal benefits of gun ownership. Sociologist Terrence Hill found that gun owners and non-gun owners report about the same levels of happiness and sleep disturbance.
Graduate student Aaron Byrd, assistant professor of molecular and cellular biology and a BIO5 Institute member Ross Buchan and undergraduate senior Amanda Warner in the lab. (Photo: Michele Vaughan)
Feb. 4, 2020
A therapeutic intervention for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, better known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease, could be on the horizon thanks to unexpected findings by University of Arizona researchers.
"Just imagine you have scientists who are engineers in a nanotechnology area and you have agriculture students, and the only way to really have them come together would be to fly or have a teleconference. We can eliminate that barrier and connect people virtually through this virtual reality hub," said Nano 2020 principal investigator Randy Burd.
Feb. 3, 2020
In a custom-developed VR classroom complete with a laboratory, nanoscale objects come to life for students thanks to the power of science data visualization.
A graphic illustration of the Dunbar School in the 1950s. (Image: Eddie Canto)
Feb. 3, 2020
A grant and faculty support from the University of Arizona is helping Tucson's Dunbar Pavilion – a former segregated school – evolve into a revitalized community center.
University of Arizona engineering student Andre Schreiber will spend six months alongside the Renault F1 Team at the French automotive company's technical center in Enstone, England. (Photo courtesy of the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile)
Jan. 30, 2020
UArizona engineering undergraduate Andre Schreiber was among seven students selected internationally to spend a year in the U.K. testing and designing parts for some of the world’s fastest cars.