Recent News

2018 KEYS interns pose with their successful protein gel during biotechnology training. (Photo: Deanna Sanchez)
July 9, 2018
"KEYS is one of the reasons that I can’t wait to find my role in using science to make the world a better place," incoming UA freshman Kyle Kline said of his BIO5 KEYS Research Internship.
July 9, 2018
People who engage in more substantive conversations are generally happier; however, small talk does not appear to be linked to unhappiness, as prior research suggested.
Dr. Janko Nikolich-Zugich is part of the research team whose findings squarely challenge the premise that cytomegalovirus, a common virus, is solely detrimental to the aging of the adaptive immune system.
July 5, 2018
Lifelong cytomegalovirus infection may be beneficial, boosting the immune system in old age, when we need it most, according to a study led by UA researchers.
All UA graduates are now eligible for benefits, discounts and special offers as general members of the UA Alumni Association. (Photo: UA Alumni Association)
July 2, 2018
A new membership program will recognize all University of Arizona graduates as members of the UA Alumni Association, expanding a global network of UA alumni to more than 290,000 members.
Soft skills such as critical thinking, communication and teamwork are in high demand by employers, making the humanities an increasingly important part of students' educations.
July 2, 2018
"There is no such thing as a starving humanist. These people are employed in all kinds of jobs in all kinds of fields," Alain-Philippe Durand says of the UA's focus on the humanities.
Dr. Irving L. Kron
June 29, 2018
Dr. Irving L. Kron joins the University of Arizona Health Sciences senior leadership team from the University of Virginia, where he was chairman of the department of surgery.
Andrew Schulz
June 28, 2018
Andrew Schulz comes to the UA from Penn State, where he raised the profile of research and creative practice in the arts and established the Arts and Design Research Incubator.
International student Hazza Alkaabi (right) helps UA honorary degree recipient Mohammed Sharaf experience augmented reality.
June 27, 2018
UA students employed at Tech.Global earn more than just a paycheck. "There's nothing like it on campus," says Hazza Alkaabi, a computer science major. The program creates a 100% Engagement student experience while expanding the UA's research capacity. With UANews video.
June 26, 2018
The new B.A. in Food Studies and B.S. in Nutrition and Food Systems will offer UA students additional opportunities to explore the interdisciplinary nature of food.